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Old 02-18-2015, 08:59 AM   #661
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Yeah, tried the second one. No bueno..

Bummer on the NB fitting. Oh well, barb to AN it is.
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Old 02-18-2015, 09:19 AM   #662
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I wasnt going to offer, because I was trying to drive you to do it right do it once, but I've got some barb to AN fittings I was using when I was doing it twice doing it lazy.
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Old 02-18-2015, 09:25 AM   #663
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I wouldn't consider using a tube nut not fit for the fuel line size we have doing it right.
I'm already on my 3rd or 4th attempt.
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Old 02-18-2015, 09:28 AM   #664
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I wouldn't consider using a tube nut not fit for the fuel line size we have doing it right.
I'm already on my 3rd or 4th attempt.
It is a 5/16th line. Well ok, its an 8mm line, but they're essentially the same size, its probably within tolerance. The difference is that its got that coating on it that you should remove before flaring anyways.
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Old 03-01-2015, 01:29 PM   #665
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So i am pretty sure i'm leak free.
Cranked the FPR to 50psi and ran the fuel pump for a few minutes. All good i guess. I ended up just running a line back to my fuel filter.

I've been trying to figure out how to go about tightening up my oil return on the turbo without taking everything apart. I went to 3 stores before i found a single 1" wrench. I couldn't find a stubby anywhere. Even the stubbies i found were too long, i needed something 4.5" or less.

I kinda felt bad hacking a perfectly good wrench in half, but it was worth it when it took me literally 30 seconds to tighten up the fitting.

Now i guess, put everything back together? I can't remember if i'm forgetting to do something...
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Old 03-01-2015, 01:57 PM   #666
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Crows foot wrench, dude.
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Sometimes "the right tool for the job" is the tool you have. It can be replaced. You got the job done and that's what counts.
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Old 03-01-2015, 06:24 PM   #668
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Man it feels good to hear the built BP start up.
Found a slight itty bitty leak where the gauge goes into the FPR.
No tach issue, looks to be a setting change in TS, or just put the 1k resistor in.
Started right up, it's been a good 4 or 5 months. Little bit of blue smoke, quickly cleared up.

Oh, and this... Just because.
Yeah i was on snow and ice. And it's an open diff.
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Old 03-04-2015, 07:24 PM   #669
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Old 03-04-2015, 08:30 PM   #670
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That is one hell of a fat cat.
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I bet its mostly winter coat
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I bet its mostly winter coat
Naw the cat lives in detroit, thats its bullet proof vest.
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Shockingly the white one is 1lb heavier than the brown one.
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Who's got a big kitty? Yes, you do!
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Both Discount and Bell tire both said they can't put a 225/45 on a 9" wheel.

Damn. Where do all the stancefags get tires mounted?
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Did you tell them the wheel width ahead of time? I just drop the tires and wheels off and tell them to mount them please.
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Nah, i told them because they asked.

This place is right down the road from me, i'll be calling them monday.

I'm pretty sure they have all touchless machines and should have no problem doing it. Who knows though.
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Avoid the big chain places. Go to a little used tire place or a sevice station style place in the poorer part of town. They don't ask questions and will do it cheaper without worrying about liability.
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I've done this before and the tires ended up being balanced like ****.

Though i guess once the tires are in place, nothing is stopping me from taking it a better service station and having them balanced much better.
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The little tire shop near me had this classic sign on the door:

"Credit is a disease, and you will not catch it here."
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