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3-Series (E21, E30) Chat relating to the BMW 3-Series from 1975-1983 and 1984-1991 line. Specific models: BMW 315, BMW 316, BMW 318, BMW 318i, BMW 320/4, BMW 320i, BMW 320/6, BMW 323i, BMW 320i. E30 Family models include: BMW 325e, BMW 325i, BMW 325is, BMW 325ix.

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Old 06-30-2011, 02:59 AM   #1 (permalink)
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weeping fuel hoses

I have a 1980 320 that leaks fuel but only when the tank is full. I've read enough to know this is most likely due to old dry rotted fuel hoses at the top of the tank. My questions are many and born out of pure ignorance...Do I have to drop the tank in order to fix this, and if so do I need to drop both tanks...and how difficult of a job is this for a novice resto guy like me? Any help you guys can give me on this will be greatly appreciated
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To be honest, I would drop the tank(s) anyway, if only to have a look at whatever and clean it all/replace etc...
It should be pretty easy to do too !
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