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Fuel filter location
In message <199711042033.MAA25919@gonzo.wolfenet.com> Orin Eman writes:
>> There's a hex formed on the fuel line to take counteracting torque.
>> I've found the best tool for doing this is _NOT_ a purpose-made flare
>> nut wrench, but a good quality adjustable with thick jaws.
> Thanks Phil. That'll probably save my knuckles next time...
> Last time the flare nut wrench came flying around and removed
> a fortunately small chunk of skin.
When I started mucking around with fuel injection, one of my first purchases
was a set of flare nut wrenches. They are almost completely _USELESS_.
I now have just three flare nut Crowfoot sockets - 12mm and 14mm in 1/4"
drive, and 17mm in 3/8" drive. I'm not at all sure that the 17mm is that
useful, but the 12mm is worth its weight in gold. Actually, that's about what
Where a fuel line connection is readily accessible, I use two large adjustable
wrenches. Use _much_ bigger wrenches than would at first seem appropriate -
then you benefit from the proportionately oversized jaw thickness.
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