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Old 11-12-2003, 10:00 PM
TomJ TomJ is offline
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The line is cut off so that there's enough straight length to run the fitting onto it:

Here's mods to the fitting so the 15mm oil line will fit:

Fitting is inserted, then the line is flared to keep solder from flowing through to the threads:

Fitting is then silver soldered to the line:

You can see that the solder flows all the way into the fitting and up to the end of the line:

Here's the finished "filter" ends of the lines, ready for install (good thing snow's coming tomorrow, eh?):

1984 300D Turbo - 4-speed manual conversion, mid-level resto

1983 300D - parts car

1979 300TD Auto - Parts car.

1985 300D Auto - Wrecked/Parts.


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