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Re: [Mgs] [MG-MGB] RE: clutch slave cylinder hose

Subject: Re: [Mgs] [MG-MGB] RE: clutch slave cylinder hose
From: Paul Root <>
Date: Thu, 18 Mar 2010 10:25:02 -0500
I think Paul Tegler measured it at 15/16"

On Mar 18, 2010, at 10:16 AM, Councill, David wrote:

> Based on the replies, it looks like I did not go into enough detail. I
> have already removed the slave cylinder and I also removed the steel
> hose that connects to the other side of this flexible hose. Both were
> fairly easy to undo. The problem is the nut holding the hose to the
> chassis bracket. Trying to undo it under the car I have to do it by
> feel; topside I have to deal with limited space and need to extend
> myself. Ed at JustBrits has suggested moving the steel line and using a
> deep socket. Or if I could determine the proper size crowfoot wrench, I
> think that might work. But my question was/is what size I am looking at.
> I know it's a fair bit larger than 3/4" - possibly a 7/8" but I'm just
> guessing. I could probably use an adjustable wrench but due to the size
> of the nut, I probably need at least an 8" wrench and more room, meaning
> having to remove the starter and probably the oil filter. I'll get the
> hose off this weekend, one way or another, just looking for the most
> efficient way.
> David Councill
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