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post #1 of 12 Old 04-29-2013, 02:02 PM Thread Starter
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I broke the plastic post in the center of my fuel bowl trying to remove it today, because I am a genius. Here is a pic.



What to do now? what is that part called and where can I get it?
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what does it do aside from aligning the fuel filter in there?

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what does it do aside from aligning the fuel filter in there?
I am not sure, The fuel heater is right below it, I was trying to remove both to clean them and the bottom of the fuel bowl. But some springs and stuff came out of it..... from the top.... like they are not supposed.... lol
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I found it. Thank god it's only a 16$ part.

http://www.dieselorings.com/1994-199...tand-pipe.html

Figured out why I broke it, Left Hand Thread!
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glad you found it, and matt your shopping cart is empty

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He posted right before I did. Took mine down.

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So, Use a crows foot to get it out? Trying to spin it from the top obviously didn't work.
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a very deep socket? now you know which way it threads, you could use vice grips on it and twist it in the correct direction

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a very deep socket? now you know which way it threads, you could use vice grips on it and twist it in the correct direction

Yea, Don't figure it needs to be white knuckled on there. Thanks for the help guys.

-Joe.
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So, Use a crows foot to get it out? Trying to spin it from the top obviously didn't work.
Yeap, 7/8" crow foot. Or maybe one of this: http://www.nextag.com/norob/PtitleSe...BnDA9q2%2Fa0TB

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