Fuel lines made back in the 50's and 60's are near worthless today. The rubber is old, and it was not made to withstand today's modern fuels.
Being an originality buff, I have decided to continue to use one piece. That is on the vent line for the gas tank I just installed. It normally has no gas in it, and is only designed to carry out fumes on a normal basis, and very slight spill over if the gas in the tank is super full and you're cornering at over speed or hitting a pot hole the size of the car.
Not much of this original hose left out there, but Miss June will wear this little section with pride.
As an aside, I am considering manufacturing this hose with the correct braid and blue plastic tracer. Others have attempted, but they did not use correct materials to give an original appearance. Let me know if you are interested.
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