What size line is 6AN?

What size line is 6AN?

The AN numbers refer to the tubing OD in sixteenths of an inch. For example, 8AN hose has the same ID as a 1/2″ nominal tube (8/16 = 1/2). 3AN hose has the same ID as a 3/16″ tube. This means that 6AN hose will not introduce any appreciable flow restriction in a fuel system designed around 3/8″ OD rigid tubing.

What does AN stand for in fuel lines?

AN tubing was designed to create a standard that could provide a flexible alternative to hard line tubing for aircraft and military vehicles. AN stands for Army Navy and is measured in AN Sizing.

What is AN AN fuel Fitting?

AN fittings and hoses are often found installed on high performance and race cars. AN hoses are used for fuel, oil, coolant and hydraulic fluids. AN stands for Army-Navy as the specification was developed based on a standard for flexible fluid connections used during World War II.

What is the outside diameter of 6 AN hose?

Russell Performance Technical Support

AN Size Metal Tube O.D. Thread Size
-6 AN 3/8″ 9/16″ – 18 SAE
-8 AN 1/2″ 3/4″ – 16 SAE
-10 AN 5/8″ 7/8″ – 14 SAE
-12 AN 3/4″ 1-1/16″ – 12 SAE

What size wrench fits a 6AN fitting?

11/16 Wrench
ICT Billet Aluminum 6AN Wrench 6 AN Hose Fitting 11/16 Wrench Fittings Thread Lightweight Ergonomic Compact Handle Designed & Manufactured in the USA 551454.

What does an 6 mean?

Plumbing Basics – AN Fittings & Hoses

AN Size Hose i.d. – Tube o.d. SAE Thread Size
-4 1/4 in. 7/16 in.-20
-5 5/16 in. 1/2 in.-20
-6 3/8 in. 9/16 in.-18
-8 1/2 in. 3/4 in.-16

What size is 6 an fitting?

3/8 in
AN Fittings and Hose Sizes Chart

AN Size Hose / Tube O.D. SAE Thread Size
-5 5/16 in. 1/2 in.-20
-6 3/8 in. 9/16 in.-18
-8 1/2 in. 3/4 in.-16
-10 5/8 in. 7/8 in.-14

How do you size a fuel line?

Fuel pumps are sized to feed your system with enough fuel to optimize engine performance….Recommended Size, Based on Horsepower.

Recommended Fuel Line Size (from the tank to the pump)
Engine Output Size (inches) Size (AN)
350 hp or less 5/16 in. -5
350-450 hp 3/8 in. -6
450-650 hp 1/2 in. -8

What size fits for a 5/16 hose?

How do you tell what size an fitting I have?

You can always identify AN fittings based on the male thread size (outside diameter). These sizes are constant regardless of brand, hose type, or fitting configuration. If your fitting has a convex 37 degree flare at the end, the threads will tell you the AN size (and vice-versa).

What is 6AN thread?

AN Fitting Size Guide

Male Thread Size AN Size* Equivalent Tube Size (Nominal OD)
9/16-18 6AN 3/8″
3/4-16 8AN 1/2″
7/8-14 10AN 5/8″
1 1/16-12 12AN 3/4″