View Full Version : Silicone Hoses

16-12-04, 05:48 PM
Does anyone know whether you can use those fancy Samco hoses in fuel systems?

I have been reworking the fuel filler pipe on my car in solid s/s and wondered whether I could use one of their straight couplings to attach the new pipe to the tank. I tried mailing Samco but they never answered. Any ideas?

16-12-04, 09:18 PM
im pretty sure they are only suitable for coolant,induction, and breather applications,im sure someone will prove me wrong though

Purple AK
16-12-04, 09:28 PM
Pretty sure petrol and silicon are a no no. I had something similar but changed them for nitrile rubber just to be safe ;)

17-12-04, 06:39 AM
Yes you are both correct.Samco hoses are not Petrol resistant.Myles,you can get the right hose from Bailey Motorsport in Royston Herts.Its only available in black tho.