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Old 04-12-2008, 01:45 AM   #1
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Default Coupler Help please

Last night i blew a coupler (90*) . And the great part i dont have another one and neither does this stupid island. So my question is does any one have a 90* coupler i think its 2.5 or 2.75. I need fast shipping and i have paypal.

The reason i posted this in "general miata" and not "WTB" is because im in a hurry.


It the red one (its not blown in that pic)
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Old 04-12-2008, 01:49 AM   #2
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How did it fail? Got any pics? I don't have one or I'd send it to ya, but you may can make temporary repairs until you get your parts. Never underestimate Plastic Weld, JB Weld, Gorilla Glue, and things like that when you're in a pinch. Are their any plumbing stores around the area? They should have a coupler that will work.
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Uploading pics right now. This is what you get when you try 10psi to make sure that the 07 civic si doesnt beat you in the 1/4 mile (hes hitting 14.8).
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Its a piece of **** coupler thats why it blew.
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Gorilla Glue or rubber cement or maybe Plastic Weld would fix that. Then duck tape it for good measure. I bet you could use gorilla glue and never replace it.
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Look for silicone tape, its very similar to electrical tape but it bonds to itself. It works awesome for repairs like this, especially on rubber/silicone hoses. If you can't get any, then duct tape the crap out of it. Clean the coupler really well to get dirt and oil off it first though. Should work great in the meantime.
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^ Thanks guys for the ideas. But what im actually looking for is another one don't really want to repair it. There is a test and tune at my local drag strip that i got invited to on the 20 something of this month and want to make it. Theres only going to be like 6 of us that have the drag strip to ourselves. So there will be a lot of runs. Ill go look online for a coupler I just thought maybe one of the members would have an extra laying around or something.
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i have this one since i changed my setup. Cost me $40 plus $20 for the vacuum port(which now has a rubber cap). If you are interested shoot me a PM with an offer. I could try to ship today.

It's 2.5"

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Thanks paul, but i already ordered one.
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