[200q20v] Squeaky leather

Phil Rose pjrose at frontiernet.net
Mon Oct 23 23:55:31 EDT 2000

Looks like your post crossed with my last one--in which I mentioned the
problem of interference by the fuel lines. I'll have a closer look at the
clamp that holds those lines to the firewall--it didn't seem obvious how to
get it free. But if I can manage to do that--and if those lines then can be
moved a couple of centimeters, it should be quite helpful.


At 8:19 PM -0400 10/23/00, Kneale Brownson wrote:
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>When I took mine out as part of redoing the HP hose to the rack, I found
>that removing the nut holding the arm of the bracket that goes to the part
>of the firewall that bends toward the driver position, I then could undo
>the other nut and take the reservoir and bracket out together.  Just taking
>out the tank wouldn't give you as much room as you need to get to the banjo
>bolt (unless your arms are 2" in diameter).  I also had to take out the
>bracket for the fuel lines and move them somewhat to get at the rack.  Be
>sure to clean the area around the rack attachment point (I sprayed with
>WD40 a couple times and blew the crap out with an airgun) before removing
>the bolt.
>At 02:30 PM 10/23/2000 -0400, Phil Rose wrote:
>>At 2:12 PM -0400 10/23/00, C1J1Miller at aol.com wrote:
>> >In a message dated Mon, 23 Oct 2000  2:01:39 PM Eastern Daylight Time, Tim
>> >Mechem <tmechem at yahoo.com> writes:
>> >
>> ><< I know this is a trivial question, but must be asked
>> >since this noise is driving me crazy!
>> >
>> >Does anyone know what to do to get rid of squeaky
>> >leather.  The arm rest between the two front seats
>> >rubs against the passenger seat when driving and is
>> >especially pronounced in the city (road bumps causing
>> >movement in the cabin).
>> > >>
>> >
>> >
>> >Another option might be to put some suede or other non-squeaky material on
>> >the passenger seat where the armrest hits; perhaps even some black felt in
>> >between.  Or just turn up the radio a bit.
>> >chris
>>I recall someone has suggested quieting such squeaks by applying a piece
>>(or two) of adhesive-backed Velcro--the fuzzy part only, of course. I
>>imagine that stuff could be quite unobtrusive on black leather.  I don't
>>know if a color-matched Velcro is available for  platinum or tan leather.
>>Probably can't see the spot anyway.
>>(wondering what trick is needed in order to move/remove the Pentosin
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