I used the russell fittings and fragola lines as mentioned a couple pages back. Works really well, but I kinda wish I had gotten a tighter bend on the rail side at the return outlet so its not in the way so much. But oh well... next time maybe.MRBIGS, did you use the Russell fittings then do the SS braided lines?
I'm about to start building my car to run in NMRA Factory stock, but we are about to pull the powertrain out to clean the engine compartment up. I want to fix any potentional problems now.
A few months ago I started smelling a faint fuel smell around my 94 that i could never pin point or find a leak of any kind. I remembered these threads on here about this and decided to just go for it. I ordered all the parts from Summit Racing including the 30'' Fragola pre made SS lines.
I ordered one line with a 45 and one with a 90 degree bend and could not be happier with the fit.
With the fox valve covers I ran the new lines just like I ran factory rubber lines with one on each side of the filler tube.
I even used the factory fuel line holder that's on the shock tower. I sliced some 1/2'' clear tubing and put it over the SS line to keep it from rubbing on my paint at the shock tower.
The fuel smell went away and the SS lines and blue fittings look great!
Having a little trouble getting the return line fitting 640870 to snap back on to the OEM fuel rail... The fitting slides all the way into the rail neck to where the lip of the fuel rail neck is inside the blue oval hub, but no matter how hand I try, it just will not snap into place.
The feed line went on ok.
Anyone had this issue?
Am I doing something wrong?!
The OEM and 640870 visually look the same, so I have no idea....
It makes perfect sense... thanks a bunch. I also called Russell and they said I need to make sure the spring is centered. Which all makes sense, cuz it's as if im hitting a brick wall where it should just snap in, which probably means the spring isn't centered and isn't going over the lip cuz it's tight. I'll play with it and hopefully I'll get it.Try adding the disconnect tool into the mix when you are installing it. I'll bet the inner spring on the new fitting is really tight and the fuel rail mouth is hitting it, instead of letting the spring come up and over the mouth to snap down behind that lip when things are fully seated. Does that make sense?
No, 5/16 feed and 1/4 return for the hard lines. I went off these part numbers http://forums.corral.net/forums/94-95-tech/1195263-group-buy-russel-fuel-line-fittings.htmlSo is the supply hard line and return line both 1/4". If so I will need two Russell #641303 (black) correct? As well as 640873 (black) and 640903(black) and line of course?
This guy had a 1995 gt said ford changed the sn95 from the old fox bodies 5.0 and changed the hard fuel lines to Different sizes 1/4 and 3/8 before they were same size. He said to get 2 #6 braided hoses and 5/16 to 6an hard tube adapter #640862 1/4 to 6an hard tube adapter 641303 and ford pressure side efi x6an 640903 and ford return side efi x 6an 640873 from Russell performance 94/95 fuel fitting group from summit racing for my 95 gt convertible when I need to replace them. I have 50447 miles on it now hope this helps all members looking to fix their problem.Hey all,
i know I have seen threads on here about some owners of 94/95 5.0's having actual fire related events due to the fuel lines at or near the engine.
My Cobra was in storage for the winter months and only driven sporadically and just recently I have noticed a strong raw gasoline smell coming from under the hood.
Today, while the car was @ idle, parked & running upon coming home from work, I popped the hood to check things out. I can definitely, without a doubt smell raw gasoline around or near the passenger side of the engine. I've looked up and down, lookng at all of the injectors, looking at the fuel pressure regulator, looking at the hard black fuel lines coming from the front chassis up into the engine bay and connect to the fuel rail and I have looked at the forward gray fuel hose that connects the front L & R fuel rail together.
I cannot for the life of me see any FLUID anywhere.... My entire engine bay is SUPER CLEAN and I don't see any wet spots on the engine, on the sides of the valve covers, on the top of the lower intake, etc. I can and without a doubt smell raw gas and it's DEFINITELY 100% coming from the passenger side of the engine.
Am I missing an area or part to check???
What exactly is the problem area that either ruptures, breaks, or becomes the source of a fuel leak??
I've NEVER had this issue ever with the Cobra - nor have I EVER had the issue with ANY prior Fox 5.0 Mustang. Also to note, my fuel system has NEVER been tampered with and nothing in, near or around the engine bay fuel lines or fuel rails has ever been touched either. The only thing I've ever done with the fuel system is change the filter at the rear of the vehicle.
Please post up those of you who have had to repair or fix this type of problem!
Oh, what is the little chrome fuel regulator looking thingy that is in between the one black fuel line (near the passenger side oil fill tube)??? Do those things go bad?? NOT the fuel pressure regulator, this thing is FORWARD of the fuel pressure regulator.