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I used Cu-Ni (copper Nickel) on mine after multiple leaks with the ones I ordered from Classic Parts. Here is the post That shows the results. https://www.stovebolt.com/ubbthread...s-filter-with-hard-line.html#Post1437615


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I’m thankful that Royal Brass and Hose is just down the street and will make flex lines while I wait at the counter, usually. If not I can go grab a bite and come back


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Nice set up, Phil! I like your pressure gauge. My engine has never been as clean and shiny as yours, though. Doesn't leak oil, but is the old, rusty looking engine it has always been. And R, that must be nice. Wish I knew of some place like that here. But I have a tube bender and although I don't have a flaring tool for double flares, I've been looking at one on JEGS for years I wanted to get "just in case I need one".


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Originally Posted by showme
Nice set up, Phil! I like your pressure gauge. My engine has never been as clean and shiny as yours, though.

Mine wasn't either until it got a total rebuild. Perfect time to make it clean and shinny.

As for the flaring tool, don’t buy one from HF as you will be disappointed in the results. Buy a quality one and you’ll never look back. CU flares easy, but do make. Few practice pieces, enough to get the hang of it.


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I’ve been wanting to do an engine bay pressure gauge, but was struggling with how to beat plumb it. Looks like you put one tee into another? And then a 45 degree fitting to orient the gauge?

Looks sharp.

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Originally Posted by JW51
I’ve been wanting to do an engine bay pressure gauge, but was struggling with how to beat plumb it. Looks like you put one tee into another? And then a 45 degree fitting to orient the gauge?

Looks sharp.


The 45° tee makes it easier to read and thanks!

Last edited by Phak1; Fri Jun 24 2022 02:54 PM.

Phil

1952 Chevrolet 3100
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‘59 235 w/hydraulic lifters
“Three on the Tree” & 4:11 torque tube
12v w/ Alternator
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It’s a 45 degree tee? Or a tee plus a 45 degree fitting?

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It’s a street tee with a 45° street elbow. But looking at it now, I can’t for the life of me figure why I didn’t just turn the fitting 45°. Brain fart maybe. dang

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Phil

1952 Chevrolet 3100
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Thanks, Phil. I don't buy anything from HF unless A) it's an emergency and no where else is open, or B)it's something that's meant to be thrown away after use (nitrile gloves, rags, etc.) I always buy commercial/industrial grade tools if I can find them. As a retired Ironworker, I've always looked at my tools as investments that I'd like to keep and use for the rest of my life. Plus, in Ironworking, one failure of a tool can cost you your life. My wife use to get bothered when I'd spend $70 on a spud wrench or sleever bar, until I told her about a guy who was prying a beam into place with the wrong 'cheap' tool that broke. He fell off the iron and died. She's never questioned my higher quality tool purchases since then.


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