Fuel hose 5.5mm cotton over braid, sold per metre.
Manufactured by Goodridge this top quality has internal stainless steel reinforcing.
Made from synthetic rubber with external fibre over braided. High abrasion resistance ideal for fuel, breather, oil or water hose. Being Nitrile rubber it is also fully compatible with modern E10 fuels, (Petrol with 10% Bio-Ethanol).
This product is a top quality heavy duty reinforced fuel hose. As a result it is stiffer than the standard hose. a tip for fitting is to warm the hose up first using a bowl of hot water to make more supple.
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With regards to hoses perishing due to high ethanol levels, try using only super unleaded from Shell and BP. They only have about 5-10% as opposed to 10-20% in most supermarket standard unleaded fuel.