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Old 03-04-2008, 09:12 PM
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Default How do i take apart a vortech FMU?

The fitting coming off of the unit on the side has AN flare fitting and i want to run hose barbs. The fittings a elbow so i can't unscrew it with out it hitting the top half of the unit. What am i in for when i disasemble it? Any ideas other than cut off the AN and unscrew it...
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The small lower part where the fitting goes is attached to the large saucer with 4 allen screws.You take apart the large saucer where you would normally change out the discs to get to them. If you take apart the lower part, you'll find a small silicon rubber membrane that looks a lot like the larger one. Under the silicon rubber membrane you'll find an aluminum disc that has to be centered between the 4 allen screws.

Technically, you aren't supposed to take any of that apart though. I've taken two apart but the small rubber membranes were already messed up.
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ide like to see this done, say a vid or some detailed pics
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All you'd see is pictures or video of a guy unscrewing 4 allen screws. At some point, you'll have to change out your 12:1 disc if you haven't done so already. Once you crack your Vortech open to do that, you'll see what I mean.
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You have to use a cutting torch and weld it back together. It's the only way.



Unless you can find some allen wrenches, but those are nearly impossible to find and really hard to use.
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Originally Posted by TurboTim View Post
You have to use a cutting torch and weld it back together. It's the only way.



Unless you can find some allen wrenches, but those are nearly impossible to find and really hard to use.


:Rofl:

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I was thinking about it but didnt want to burn the pretty blue. Thanks for the link
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