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Old 05-21-2021, 06:32 PM
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While I have an eng out, decided to replace the 1/8" water press lines (that feed the water press gauges on the helm) since one is crunched pretty good and they are 30 years old. Ordered some 1/8" tubing in bulk. Just got an update it won't be delivered until July 16th!!

Trying to find something locally but not having much luck. It looks like the same stuff used for the old school oil press gauges and possibly air shocks. Auto parts stores around here are pretty much useless. All they have are 2 foot sections.

One guy mentioned semi truck repair places use this type line on the pneumatic drivers seat. Any other thoughts who might sell this stuff?? Thx!
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truck centers or Summit racing

https://www.summitracing.com/parts/art-31940000
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Old 05-21-2021, 08:36 PM
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I never use that 1/8 inch line that comes with the gauges , I use 1/4 inch air brake tubing , you can get it from McMaster Carr or MSC industrial. They also have the quick connection fittings to use with them .
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Thx for the Summit link. Wanting to install eng this weekend so I'll look for a trucking center around here.
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When I got mine in bulk locally a bunch of years back, I got it from a place that sold commercial pressure washers and tubing.
Just search 1/8 poly tubing on amazon

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I ordered this from Amazon using Prime a week ago. Ad says 2 or 3 day delivery:
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Also ordered some compression sleeves at the same time.
After I received the compression sleeves, I tracked the tubing order and discovered delivery was pushed out to July 16th.

Amazon has been rather flakey lately.

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1/4 line is WAY less prone to getting plugged...
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