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TR2/3/3A replace brake and fuel lines?

JAJohn

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How easy/difficult are removal/replacement of fuel line (gas tank to engine) and brake lines?
The car hasn't run since 1973, so probably this needs to be done. Are we talking days, hours, minutes?
Thanks for the advice.
 

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Tough to say. If the frame were bare and you had the lines pre-formed, then a long day would do it. Unfortunately, the long lines come in a roll and have to be formed...often with the inevitable odd line that is too long and has to be re-crimped. Likely 2 long days would do it allowing for problems. Maybe longer with the body installed an working under jack stands...or having to order a stripped nut or two.
 

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To me the big difference in time needed is between working on a bare frame or working under the car. A day for the bare frame and a nightmare under the car.
 

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Added to working under the car. On jack stands or a lift would make a big difference to the time it would take. I have an inspection pit which is a great help but not as good as a lift would be.
Some of the long lines were difficult to get bent just right even if you are working on a bare frame.

David
 
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