Compression Ignition Addict
Join Date: May 2008
Location: Cheney, Washington
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I cracked the very fitting you are speaking of when changing the donuts on my up pipes. I started my truck only to find a huge flood of fuel running all over my shop floor. I was able to get the broken one out with an easy out.
I went to a hardware store and found a brass 90 degree fitting but, it was way to larger to turn without hitting the up pipe. So, i made about 15 trips to the belt sander,taking a little off at a time until it would turn. The good news is, I was able to make it work and didn't have to pull the up pipe clamp back off (you don't want to do that if possible).
I can send you a picture of what I came up with tomorrow if it would help.
Good luck, I know this job is a pain but, we're here with you!
I am original owner of 97 Extended Cab 4x4 with 86,000 miles, Unlimited Diesel 175/30 Stage 1.5 Injectors, ATS Intercooler, Tony Wildman 6 Position Chip, 4" Turbo Back Diamond Eye Exhaust, Stealth SPR1 HPOP, Wicked Wheel 2, Hypermax Combo Boost/EGT Gauge, DIY Intake, FPR Mod, CCV Mod, IDM Mod, 203 degree T Stat, Stainless Steel High Pressure Crossover Line, Fitch Fuel Catalyst, 40,000 lb. Trucool Max Transmission Cooler. Next up a Bean's D-66, electric fuel, torque converter and a valve body.