ThreeSheds Posted June 17, 2007 Share Posted June 17, 2007 Hi, I was replacing a steel brake pipe (with Kunifer ) and so I cut the pipe at the (male) flare-nut (union-nut?) so that I could use a hex socket on the nut. Unfortunately - even with that, the nut promptly rounded-off . Because of where it is - on the rear brake pressure limiter - I now have to remove this component so that I can try using a vice or something on the nut. Anyway - to take off the limiter, I now have to undo 3 other union nuts . So my question is - should I bother with one of those special union-nut-spanner things (the kind that's like a ring-spanner with a bit cut out of it)... Are they any good? Another thing I noticed is that my 11mm spanners are all a bit baggy on the nuts so I measured up and the nut is 10.9mm while the spanners are 11.15 to 11.22. Is THIS normal? I have left all the other unions soaking in WD40 overnight and will have another go tomorrow. TwoSheds <confession>It's a bit off topic cos it's a Pug 406, but I think that the question is relevant - well it will be when I start the same job on my RRC...</confession> Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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