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Old 08-02-2004, 11:20 PM   #1
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I cannot get this tubing over my TB for the love of me. It'* tight as hell and keeps slipping when I get more than 2/3rds of it on.

I tried pushing it on with a screw driver but all that did was make holes. Anyone and everyone who has experience with this stuff speak up please. I had the cut out for the TB somewhat flat but the rubber kept bunching up around the TB making it near impossible to get on, so I get it down to the metal wire and went stright up to the first cut when I got all the way around. Little better, but still hard as hell.

I'll try again tomarrow, if it fails again I'm using my coupler.
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what about lubing up the TB? it will burn off after a little while.
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did you heat it up some with a hair dryer?? thats what i had to do to get mine coupler on.
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Won't help to heat it up, its a SUPER strong metal coil inside (like a large spring). Some grease might be of some assistance, I'll give that a go tomarrow.
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Some grease might be of some assistance, I'll give that a go tomarrow.
Use the good stuff, eh!

Dielectric grease would be good.

Cheers,
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lube

just keep working it, it will go on eventually. would using your old short pipe from your old intake work?
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I had the same problem, just used a coupler. Taylor got it on somehow, might want to PM him...
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"Thread" it on. :P
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I got it on. Have to push, twist and push with flat head all at same time.
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lube

just keep working it, it will go on eventually. would using your old short pipe from your old intake work?
yea work it hard
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