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post #1 of 10 (permalink) Old 03-14-2007, 12:07 PM Thread Starter
 
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ACCT replacement on front cylinder

What is best way to get the oil line bracket off and then back on to the screw holding in ACCT on front cylinder??
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I just use a long pliers to bend the tab out of the way and then bend it back when I was done.
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Be careful if you try to bend that tab back inplace. It's kinda flimsy, and with too much bending can break.
I, as well as others, have just kept it bent and didn't worry about remounting it. The oil line is pretty sturdy there, so I don't see it being a problem.


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I just manhandled it out of the way without bending it. Of course I invented some new cuss words along the way but I got the ACCT off and back on again with no problems. That was before I knew about this group.

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I did what Hyper told me to do - bent it out of the way, and just left it there. Have had to pull the ACCT again recently, so am just as happy that I didn't bother bending it back in place.

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I have bent it twice without problems. Second time I put new springs so hopefully I won't have to do it again.
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Yup, bent it out of the way with a right angle needle nose. Bent it back when done, twice so far without any issue.

Only bend as little as needed to avoid stressing the metal.

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i wonder if anyone makes some chrome clams that we can replace that with... i'll have too look around. I know we have some at work that are just stainless, but if they were chrome, then it would be perfect.

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i wonder if anyone makes some chrome clams that we can replace that with... i'll have too look around. I know we have some at work that are just stainless, but if they were chrome, then it would be perfect.
Please let us know if you do, and where they can be gotten from.

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On the one Gathering vid, with Beavis doing an ACCT rebuild, he mentions just bolting a small L bracket to the oil line bracket once it's straightened out. Granted, you'd then need to unbolt two things to remove the ACCT. He also mentions just leaving it bent out of the way.

As far as clamps, you'd possibly need to grind away the weld from the bracket that's attached to the oil line, unless you can cut the bracket extremely close to the line.


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