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The Garbageman
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i went to the local hydraulic hose/fitting store to get some elbow fittings and they didn't have the regular fine thread fittings, the ones you put teflon tape on and screw into the top of the cylinder. but he did have one with an o-ring on the side that goes into the cylinder and said i don't need teflon tape with this kind...anybody know what the hell i'm talkin bout and opinions/advice...thanks
 
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BASICALLY ALL CYLINDERS SOLD THROUGH LOWRIDER HYDRAULIC COMPANIES USE PIPE THREAD.




O-RING FITTINGS WILL NOT INTERCHANGE.
 

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Face Puncher
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Originally posted by caddyking+Sep 16 2005, 04:49 PM~3829214-->
so i should get a fitting that uses teflon tape?  the fitting that has an o ring on it won't work?
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Since you didnt seem to understand the first time....


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BASICALLY ALL CYLINDERS SOLD THROUGH LOWRIDER HYDRAULIC COMPANIES USE PIPE THREAD.
O-RING FITTINGS WILL NOT INTERCHANGE.

 

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Face Puncher
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Originally posted by caddyking@Sep 16 2005, 05:02 PM~3829295
damn georgia...don't got no good shops at all around here
what size do you need, I might be able to find a couple here...
just let me know pipe size, flare size, straight, 90, 45...
 
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Originally posted by caddyking@Sep 16 2005, 05:02 PM~3829295
damn georgia...don't got no good shops at all around here

dave "gizmo" is in GA, I cant remember where, but he is a good guy.


you probably need a 3/8 pipe-#6 jic elbow.
 

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Face Puncher
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Originally posted by caddyking@Sep 16 2005, 08:05 PM~3830335
it's the showtime 14" cylinder(yellow) that i need a fitting for going to a #6 or #8 flared end, whichever is bigger.
the yellows have 1/2" ports I believe. I'll look in the morning to see what I have.
 
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