[200q20v] [Fwd: Re: sources?]

copley one copley at snet.net
Mon Apr 2 17:54:49 EDT 2001

-------- Original Message --------
Subject: Re: sources?
Date: Mon, 02 Apr 2001 16:47:38 -0400
From: Aaron Traussi <acopley at snet.net>
To: Copley One <copley at snet.net>

The only sources I have would only have a large amount about a hundred
but a
good source and online would be http://www.bellmetric.com/ as well they are
very "Euro" friendly

On 4/2/01 4:45 PM, "copley one" <copley at snet.net> wrote:

> Message: 13
>  Date: Mon, 02 Apr 2001 11:47:52 -0400
>  From: Peter Schulz <peschulz at cisco.com>
> Subject: Those elusive copper crush washers
> Found out the hard way this past weekend that it is best to start a job
> requiring crush washers with an extra supply...
> With the help of Chris Miller, I replaced the fuel pressure regulator on
> the 200...of course when I ordered the replacement part, I neglected to
> order the "sealing washers"..I hope to reuse the existing ones, which
> promptly leaked. Found a NAPA that helped us out by breaking open the
> package on a Bosch Fuel filter and giving us a set of washers.  Of
> course
> this also did not seal the banjo bolt on the fuel rail...Went to two
> more
> parts places to no avail....
> I decided to push my luck, clean the area around the fuel rail
> connection
> with a file and emory board, and reuse the washers - luckily it held w/o
> leaking fuel.  I ran a few subsequent high boost runs to ensure that it
> was
> indeed tight.
> I will have to remove the washers again when I pull the injectors, but
> want
> to ensure that I have some extra washers on hand... which gets me to the
> point of this email...
> Other than the dealer, where can I get the myriad of crush washers that
> the
> cars need?  In this case the FA called for an A12 x 15.5...????
> John, Scott, anybody - source recommendations?
> TIA!!!
> Peter Schulz
> 1990 CQ
> 1991 200 20v TQW
> Chelmsford, MA USA
> peschulz at cisco.com

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