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Vacuum Hose Assembly/Disassembly ?????

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Old 06-05-2011, 01:33 AM
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I am getting ready to replace my distributer, intake & exhaust manifolds, cam and carb. I need to pull most of my hoses to do this but its a little bit intimidating (CA smog, lots of vacuum lines, etc). Usually, no matter how hard I try, I will end up reassembling something incorrectly. I was wondering if you guys could chime in with what methods you use to keep this sort of thing straight and have a worry-free reassembly. Thanks.
 
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Old 06-06-2011, 01:31 AM
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what i do is i use different color zip ties on the hoses and if possible on the place where they go if you can get a zip tie on there use different color tape or get some colored pencils and color some paper the same color and stick it in there but not to much
i have used all three methods when i was in the army when it came to wireing it saved my a** quite a bit when i was first learning the ropes so to speak
i would also suggest takeing lots of pictures lots and lots of pictures before you start and also from different angles so you can see where they go
just my ideas here hope some work for you
 
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what i do is i use different color zip ties on the hoses and if possible on the place where they go if you can get a zip tie on there use different color tape or get some colored pencils and color some paper the same color and stick it in there but not to much
i have used all three methods when i was in the army when it came to wireing it saved my a** quite a bit when i was first learning the ropes so to speak
i would also suggest takeing lots of pictures lots and lots of pictures before you start and also from different angles so you can see where they go
just my ideas here hope some work for you
Thanks for the ideas. I think I will even video them.
 
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Old 06-08-2011, 11:12 PM
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cool keep us posted on the progress are you gonna be posting some pictures of your ride soon
 
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I'll for sure keep you posted. Here is the only pic I have for now...
 
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Old 06-09-2011, 07:28 PM
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I'll for sure keep you posted. Here is the only pic I have for now...
nice truck i like that year and body style more so then the 88-98 style
 
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Old 06-10-2011, 06:32 PM
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Ya its going to be fun to work on. It doesnt need much. I bought it with 79k original miles and all original equipment - no mods.
 
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Old 06-10-2011, 08:46 PM
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thats hard to find these days trucks with low milage for that year of truck
 
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