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Old 06-03-2018, 04:53 PM
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Originally Posted by BillL View Post
T So let me understand, the intake tube flange will sit hard on the new flange on the bottom, then the o-ring seals between the top of that flange and the head, with the addition loose ring providing a hard clamping on the top side between the flange and head? This will result in the top end hard clamped with the ring insert, sealed with the o-ring, and floating (head motion) on the intake end of the tube?
Originally Posted by rv6ejguy View Post
The silver ring inside the O-ring contains the O-ring in its cavity when it's compressed to provide the proper degree of squish.
This is standard stuff for "O" rings, otherwise it could be possible to over compress the "O" ring, and squeeze it out of position thus loosing the seal.
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