61 comet, sedan 144cu. Fuel line replacement question

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61 comet, sedan 144cu. Fuel line replacement question

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How in the heck do you get the old fuel line out in one piece? And more importantly how do I get the new pre-bent in? Most of the line is easy until the large sharpish bends near the start of the drive shaft and emergency brake wires. i can always cut the old line out, but I figured I need to get the old one out in one piece so I know how to get the new one in? I am
worried about kinking the new line. Is there a trick? or do I remove something underneath so it drops out easier? Any help would of course be appreciated. John M.

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Re: 61 comet, sedan 144cu. Fuel line replacement question

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Good luck, I have no idea but hopefully someone does, let us know when you figure it out, I am sure the factory put it on way before any of the other components.

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Re: 61 comet, sedan 144cu. Fuel line replacement question

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Not sure about the interference problems your having, but sounds like you may need to drop the drive shaft and disconnect the parking brakes cables at the yoke. Sounds like a lot of work, but would probably take less time than you've already spent trying to get it in with everything in place.

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