Steel lines are used from front to rear. The hose connections and lengthof hose are made like this to allow servicing later if necessary. Thehoses can be removed from the lines at the frame, slipped out of theclamp, then lowered with the tank. Hoses left against the body can causerumbling noises and hose wear. These hoses are high-pressure-rated fuelcompatible. Stainless braided hoses are used at the engine side forprotection from heat and outer hose-cover damage.