Replace Fuel Lines

Tiny
SLIMNOTSHADY
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  • 1970 CHEVROLET CHEVELLE
  • 5.7L
  • V8
  • RWD
  • AUTOMATIC
  • 30,000 MILES
I am trying to run new fuel lines on a 1970 Chevelle. I have heard that I need to remove the body from the frame to do this, but I do not want to risk doing that because I can potentially damage my car.
1) I am wondering if it it possible to run new fuel lines on this car without removing the body?
2) Also I think that if I cut the fuel lines I can install them without removing the body but how dangerous is it to cut a fuel line a reattach it afterwards with a flaring tool? I have heard for safety reasons not to cut fuel lines.
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Thursday, February 11th, 2016 AT 9:37 PM

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Tiny
WRENCHTECH
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As you were told at the other forum, it you plan to use pre-bent lines, you would have to remove the body to do it without bending them.
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Friday, February 12th, 2016 AT 2:23 AM
Tiny
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Ok I really appreciate your timely response. Would you happen to know the diameter of the size line needed?

1970 Chevrolet Chevelle
350 Small Block V8(5.7 cubic liter) / TH400
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Friday, February 12th, 2016 AT 6:24 PM
Tiny
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It's probably 3/8 but you need to measure the old ones
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Friday, February 12th, 2016 AT 6:26 PM

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