[Vwdiesel] Manifold Nuts

Val Christian val at mongo.mongobird.com
Fri Oct 26 21:42:11 PDT 2007

I've used those with good luck as well.  They do lock OK, but
they are softer than 8 line, and I've had to remove a couple
with a torch and vicegrips.  They are soft, and the vicegrips
bite right into them.  

> In a message dated 10/26/2007 8:18:56 PM Pacific Daylight Time, 
> geiserfam at sprintpcs.com writes:
> > Anyone have any suggestions for a different type / material of nut to use
> > when I reassemble so that the next time I or some other unlucky dude pulls
> > the manifold off, the nuts are still intact?  If you offer something exotic,
> > also where to find / get it?
> > 
>   The factory, copper looking ones work great.  I always just 
> use those with no problems.  They have a locking ring (which 
> goes to the outside) which holds them on even with lots of 
> anti-seize.  :-)
>      Loren
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