Fuel Hose Sizes eg. AN6 AN8
Posted 27 May 2011 - 10:34 AM
Quick question on say an AN6 hose does this mean that the I.D is 6mm and the same on an AN10 is it 10mm I.D??
Posted 27 May 2011 - 11:50 AM
Posted 27 May 2011 - 11:53 AM
cheers for the info!!
Posted 27 May 2011 - 11:58 AM
If this is just for your normal barb fittings on your carbs and normal fuel line get 1/4 or 3/8 etc
Posted 27 May 2011 - 07:41 PM
AN refers to the American standard 'Ármy Navy'...hence ÁN'.
AN6 refers to 6/16 outside diameter (OD) of the tube. Hence the tube would have an OD of 3/8". The inside diameter (ID) of the tube is not specified under this system, hence the ID can vary depending on the application and material...there is a way of determining this too, depending on material etc. In the case of hose, it can generally be assumed AN6 corresponds to 6/16 (3/8) ID. Obviously the ID of hose is generally set up to match the OD of (metal) tube.
AN8 relates to 8/16 or 1/2"diameter, and so on.
For fuel, AN6 is plenty.
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