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Old 02-26-2016, 02:20 PM   #21
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silicone drain hose crew just:
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Well an oil drain line won't even see pressure (more than a couple psi of crankcase pressure if not well vented). So pushloc would be just fine for this situation.
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Thanks for all the suggestions, especially the ones with links. After thinking about it a bit more a decision has been reached. Ordering a 1/2npt tap and drill bit and moving the drain location.

A few reasons why
- Already have the fittings and hose
- Finally bought the vice jaws for making AN hose building easier and I'm going use them damnit
- Easier to remove/reinstall for maintenance
- Slightly better reliability. Track reliability is very important

I have zero issues running push lock hose and fittings for an oil drain, except for the fittings being to big of course. For funsies I tried ripping the old drain off using a pair of vice grips on the hose with the fitting clamped in a vice. It did not budge. I'd have to look at order receipts to be sure, but I believe the fitting and hose are both Aeroquip. Quality, matching, components are key to a successful push lock installation.

Sliced the old push lock hose off it's fitting so I could compare it with a forged reusable. Both are AN10 45*
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Old 03-05-2016, 09:36 PM   #24
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New drain line installed, once the RTV sets up I'll check for leaks.

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