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Old 09-23-2009, 09:43 PM
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$130.00 is reasonable I agree those return lines can get a little stubborn when they've been on for awhile. A razor (exacto knife as Bodhi suggested) helps tremendously. You want to be careful with those little metal barb nipples the lines slip onto. They are easy to crimp, mar(with the razor) or break off. Hose pliers work the best, not that carefully using needle nose pliers won't work. Just have to remember not to squeeze to hard on those sensitive err I mean fragile nipples Again there are tools that can make things easier and I always justify tool purchases when DIY'ing. Once you try'em you'll always want'em.
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Old 09-23-2009, 10:04 PM
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The last short piece of fuel line near the firewall has a plug in it. Put the plug into the new short piece. I typically cut the old hose with a razor blade but be careful not to completely cut thru the hose and mar the barbs on the nipples.
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Old 09-23-2009, 11:18 PM
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Right now mine is set at about 500 - 550 (perfectly smooth). I might bump it up a tad for cold weather.
MB Manual says 750....
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Old 09-24-2009, 12:10 AM
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MB Manual says 750....
It's actually a range of 700 - 800, see attachment. However, 750 seems much too high, I should probably set it around 650 for the winter. I like it at 500 - 550, just because I can.
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