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Modifying your fuel filter to accept AN 6 fittings

#1 User is offline   DCVR 

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Posted 02 September 2018 - 7:24 AM

If like me, you're switching to AN fittings and want to run the braided line right up to the fuel filter here's an option

It's an AN6 6ANMale to 5/16 (8mm) hardline tube fitting adapter. It comes as a 3 piece just like this:

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and when done up looks like this

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You'll need to modify your fuel filter 'OUT' nozzle by cutting it off just behind the first swage. Angle the nozzle down when ur cutting so filings don't go up the nozzle.

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clean the nozzle and remove any burrs. Tap out any filings that may have gone up the hard line

Now slip this part of the joiner over the nozzle like this. Push it onto the hardline until it hits the back swage and stops

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With that first piece already over the hardline, slide the olive or ferrel over the line it will be a nice tight fit and push it along the line into the body of that first piece you just put on

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Take the last piece and start screwing it into the first piece. This will move the olive along the line until it hits the bevel it seats into. Grab some spanners and holding the first piece so it doesn't turn, tighten the last piece until you feel comfortable that the olive has sealed the line. I don't know the exact torque go and google it I couldn't be arsed.

You will end up with something like this

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You can now run braided line right up to your fuel filter. You can even repeat this process for the 'IN' nozzle of the fuel filter
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Posted 03 September 2018 - 1:28 PM

I would have thought the easy thing would be just a barb to AN converter..
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Posted 04 September 2018 - 8:20 AM

View PostLeufkax, on 03 September 2018 - 1:28 PM, said:

I would have thought the easy thing would be just a barb to AN converter..


this was easy



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Posted 06 September 2018 - 10:04 AM

Nice work!
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