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  1. #1

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    Apr 2009
    winston salem, nc

    What's Up?? HELP!!!

    This is the second nozzle i broke yesterday when trying to reassemble my 96 slt780. both times as the bolts started to tighten up the water pick up receptacle on the nozzle broke off. the 1st time i thought i had gotten the hose in a bind but the second time it was straight. i used a new o-ring and greased it all up good. i even cleaned out the inside the pick up where the hose slides in with steel wool until it was smooth and shiny. the only thing i can think of is the wedge is too thin. i had 2 wedges and i used the thinner one b/c i wanted to save the thicker one for the sltx. could it be possible that the slt 780 requires the thicker one or there is not enough clearance between the nozzle and the water pick up hose. has anyone ever done this??? does anyone have a nozzle they want to sell?
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    Moderator beerdart's Avatar
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    Aug 2006
    Your water tube is too long. You can grind down where it enters the hull too make it shorter.

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    Apr 2009
    winston salem, nc
    thanks beer. that would explain it. wonder why it worked before?? i'll post a wtb in the classifieds.

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    Click avatar for tech links/info K447's Avatar
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    Jul 2007
    near Toronto, Canada
    Some water tubes are slightly longer than the normal length.

    You may need to trim the length of the tube, or install one of the shorter tubes.

    Question for guys running 6* wedge

    Which water tube are you using ? I have a...

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