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FDC Bypass Hose Question

Hummer Guy

Well-known member
United States Louisiana
I'm currently on the last part of bypassing the FDC which is routing the hose from the back of the filter to the hydrualic head but for some reason, I cannot for the life of me get the hose to seal up with the fitting, sleeve, and inserts. The question I have is do anyone know if there's a pre compressed hose with the fittings already on? Or is there any hose that's already crimped that I can get? I can't use the old hose, it broke soon when I bent it a little.


Well-known member
Steel Soldiers Supporter
NORTH (Canada)
Depending which line, you can use DOT air line (replacement for the injector return line type of line; 1/4 inch with ferrules, inserts and fittings) or go to NAPA and get some line and quick change fittings for the larger diameter lines. Just bring all the takeoff stuff with you.

Instead of looping the line, you can plug all these openings:
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