Automotive plumbing – be it for brakes, fuel system, or whatever, typically doesn’t get much pre-planning before the process actually gets underway. That’s a shame, because the flow of fluid is crucial to making horsepower, and also stopping those raging ponies. Not having a plan usually results in more than one last-minute trip to a part’s store, hoping to find what you need. Also, if the hoses and fittings are not properly selected and made for the application, you can seriously damage your vehicle. That’s why we decided to get together with the folks at Russell Performance to give you some insight into choosing and building the hoses you’ll need. Proper planning of what parts you will need and how you will be routing the lines, even before you begin installing your fluid system, will ensure you have everything you need when you get started. When planning the flow of fuel, there are a few things you need to consider. Many of today’s blended fuels can degrade hose if the fuel system is not made of the proper materials designed to withstand that fluid. “The Russell Pro Classic, Pro Classic II, and Pro-Flex are compatible with all fuels, but if using E85, not for long-term use. [...