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Old 12-06-2018, 02:55 PM   #6
RWD BLOWS
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I did the fuel (and brake) hard lines on my '89 IX three or four years ago with the BMW OEM pre-bent lines. Easy peasy. These were the costs of the lines back then ...

fuel return hard line ($34.92)
fuel feed hard line ($34.92)
fuel vent hard line ($15.87)

IMHO - using rubber line instead would be too vulnerable to road debris and potential damage. No one likes to see an IX in flames.
Rubber lines also expand as opposed to the hard lines. BMW designed that car to have hard lines for 90-95% of the car for a reason.
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