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Old 27-07-2009, 17:36   #1
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Red face Mixing Elbow Replacement

I have a 3GMF, with a crack in the Mixing Elbow. SO I bought a new one and the amnafold piece and the threaded connector. Even with anti-sieze, I can only screw the elboe to the threaded piece less than half way. I anticipate that I'll have the same issue with the manafold side.

Anybody else have this problem? The piecesare very tight!
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Old 27-07-2009, 19:05   #2
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If they are tight...they won't leak....don't expect the nipple to tighten down all the way....I guess you found out about the RH and LH threads?
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Old 27-07-2009, 19:11   #3
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Yes, one side right other left...
I figure that maybe when I get the three pieces together I can twist them more in opposite directions using a vice.
Another potential issue is that the little exhaust? iece is at a 90 bend on the new one and straight on the old. I can get new one to twist a bit, bu I'll be installing the old hose at an odd angle...up down?
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You got the wrong mixing elbow. You wanted the u. They have 2 different styles. Take it back and exchange it.

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The other style doesn't have any threaded bits at all, you'd know if it it was the wrong one.
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I went back and forth with Levensen about this, and they assured me that I had the right part. My is a U exactly as in thie pictures. And I do have the threaded part between the U and the manafold, it just is screwed in more.

I'll call Levenson again to be sure and ask how close they are to tighten. I saw pictures of a Hunter putting his together and finished produce as close and tight.
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