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Old 10-23-2012, 08:50 AM   #13210
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Originally Posted by WDE46 View Post
The filter and regulator should be one part. Anyway, buy some new fuel hose (1-2 ft) with that because you will probably have to destroy the old ones to get them off. Also get hose clamps. Go to the parts store and get 5/16" (7.9mm) internal diameter FUEL INJECTOR hose. Do not get regular fuel line. Me and the guy at the store were talking about the pressure in the line (50 psi). He was not okay with using regular fuel line at that pressure and neither was I. Also pick up some new clamps that fit the hose. The stock BMW clamps are stupid.
When I replaced my fuel filter, it looked like the hex heads on the clamp screws weren't symmetrical. Correct me if I'm wrong, but it looked like they need a special socket. When I got my filter, the parts guy threw in new hose clamps and a length of the correct hose for the fuel lines.
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