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Old 14-01-2012, 16:27   #16
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flaring the ends and teflon taping.
Teflon taping flared joint?
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Teflon taping flared joint?
No, no, no! The pipe threads on the other end of the fittings.
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Do you mean that threads which screw into the pump or the ram?
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Do you mean that threads which screw into the pump or the ram?
These tapered NPT threads.......


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The cleaning should come after flaring the ends and teflon taping.
So you carry on the cleaning with the pumps and ram connected?
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Re: Hydraulic Steering - DIY ?

Also for more than 40 years GM, CAT, does not allow the use of Teflon tape on their fittings.
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