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> PEEK I think was it's name.

I think PEEK would be too hard. Super-resistant to solvents, but quite rigid and plastic-like.

Viton or Buna-N (in that order) would be good choices, as they're both reasonably resistant to petrol. Viton performs poorly when subjected to alcohols, so ethanol containing fuel is an issue. (Lots of discussions available on that...) Teflon would work, but it's awful plastic-like and cold flows.
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ebay seller = fnacycles = Harley shovelhead ironhead panhead intake tite seal kit o-ring & band clamp fix

these use 4 thin SS band clamps that have a shield welded on them so they do not cut into the silicone.

silicone is fuel resistant & used by F1 race teams

they are wider than the rubber bands and also fix broke o-ring flange/alinement problems.



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Hydraulic suppliers have lots of useful things so visiting your local shop is a good idea. They can make custom brake lines too.

I cut hydraulic hose using a cutting disc on an angle grinder and support larger sizes by inserting a piece of PVC pipe which doesn't bother the abrasive disc when you cut through the hose. If you know your desired length the shop can cut it for you.
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sounds like Hopper has this covered.
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