Fuel pipe clips

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tazla
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Fuel pipe clips

Postby tazla » Sun Apr 29, 2018 9:09 am

Morning.the two plastic fuel pipes from tank running along to front of car are pi $$ing me off.they keep snapping or pinging off.whats anyone else done.im thinking screw them on .but dont really want to self tap a screw through the floor.the ones i have are off ebay.the next set are supposed to be ford and theyre crap as well.cheers mel

Paul G
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Re: Fuel pipe clips

Postby Paul G » Sun Apr 29, 2018 10:36 am

When i do mine I was going to use stainless rubberised p clips and to secure them just drill a hole and use a rivenut with stainless screw. Much more professional than just sticking a self tapper through the floor. Two clips (one for each pipe) could be secured through the same rivenut.

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/P-Clips-304- ... dqcwCcKM3A

tazla
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Re: Fuel pipe clips

Postby tazla » Sun Apr 29, 2018 3:37 pm

Hi paul.ive got some of the p clips but didnt want to drill any holes .theres the original what look like nail heads sticking out but the clips dont go around them properly.the underseals a bit thick.if i scraped it back theyd fit but then the underseals been disturbed.il drill holes .paint them to seal them then rivet em i think


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