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Hose Assembly Instructions - Standard Steel Braided Hose

Hose Assembly Instructions - Standard Steel Braided Hose

Using Bent Tube Style or Forged Red and Blue Anodized Hose Ends

Standard Steel Braided Fuel/Oil Hose & AN Hose Ends
Standard Steel Braided Fuel/Oil Hose End Assembly - Step 1
Step 1

Cut the hose squarely to length using a Cut-off Machine or a very fine tooth hacksaw. To minimize wire braid flare out, wrap hose with glass filament strapping tape. Do not remove tape until ready for step 2.

Standard Steel Braided Fuel/Oil Hose End Assembly - Step 2
Step 2

Remove tape and then quickly insert hose into the socket. Insert hose with a twisting, pushing motion until hose is in line with back of socket threads. Using our Koul Tools makes this step much easier.

Standard Steel Braided Fuel/Oil Hose End Assembly - Step 3
Step 3

Important: Mark position around hose at rear of socket with a grease pencil, paint or tape.

Standard Steel Braided Fuel/Oil Hose End Assembly - Step 4
Step 4

Lubricate inside of hose and nipple threads liberally using SAE 30 lubricating oil or Aeroquip Hose Assembly Lube.

Standard Steel Braided Fuel/Oil Hose End Assembly - Step 5
Step 5

Insert nipple and engage threads while holding hose in position with other hand. Make sure hose does not push out of socket by observing mark made in step 3.

Standard Steel Braided Fuel/Oil Hose End Assembly - Step 6
Step 6

Complete assembly using wrench while continuing to hold hose in position. Maximum allowable gap between socket hex and nipple hex is 0.031 inches.

Standard Steel Braided Fuel/Oil Hose End Assembly - Step 7
Step 7

Important: Check hose for push out by observing hose position mark. None should be evident. Clean, proof test to twice operating pressure and inspect all assemblies.

Standard Steel Braided Fuel/Oil Hose & AN Hose Ends

Assembly Instructions for Other Types of Hose:

Assembly Instructions for Super-Flex (PTFE-Lined) 811 & 910 Fuel/Oil Hose
Assembly Instructions for PTFE-Lined Braided Stainless Brake Hose
Plumbing Technical Information

This article was first published on 2/9/2009.

It was most recently modified on 3/26/2015.