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Re: [Fot] Aluminum connectors

To: "'Tony Drews'" <>, <>
Subject: Re: [Fot] Aluminum connectors
From: "MadMarx" <>
Date: Wed, 31 Dec 2014 15:28:11 +0100
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The connectors look like new.
I inspect them when I put the engine back together, I just wanted to make
sure in advance that I didn't do anything wrong with them or if anything is


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Von: Tony Drews []
Gesendet: Mittwoch, 31. Dezember 2014 15:17
An: MadMarx;
Betreff: Re: [Fot] Aluminum connectors

No seal needed on the taper / AN joint.  Normally are good sealing nicely
reusable fittings.  But they are aluminum and if the sealing surface gets
damaged would need to be replaced.

Cheers, Tony Drews

At 05:44 AM 12/31/2014, MadMarx wrote:
>Hi @ all,
>hope you are getting well to the next year.
>My car has many oil lines and also a lot of aluminum connectors and
>some of the them do leak.
>Is there any trick to seal them?
>I think that I have tighten them enough and hesitate to tighten more
>not to destroy them.
>Is there a seal missing in those connectors?
>Just an example what I mean for the system.


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