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      10-05-2012, 11:50 AM   #1
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Help! location of manifold stem/nipple?

Does anyone know where the stem/nipple on the intake manifold is located? The vac hose accidently pulled off when I was trying to undo the hose attached to the bov and now I cant find where it originally came from!
Can someone confirm this is the correct vacuum stem on the manifold??

Also, I have a Tial Q bov and they told me I need a larger .25 inner diameter vac line then the .16 I'm currently using, however when I test fitted a .21 it did not fit snug onto the stem in the pic, it did not take much wiggle force to come off. Is it still ok or should I stick with the .16?
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Last edited by dy62180; 10-05-2012 at 02:09 PM. Reason: forgot to attach pic. can someone confirm this is the stem/nipple in the center of the pic?
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      10-05-2012, 12:03 PM   #2
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its under the mani on the right. if you just pulled it off you may have broken it if you werent careful and you just made this a nightmare.... need to plastic weld it on or get a nipple installed..

Edit: or if you ment BOV nipple not sure what it is for tial
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That hose doesn't just pop off like that from the manifold. Chances are you broke that nipple and to fix it, It's not going to be fun. Either you buy a new manifold or like others stated JB weld it in place. Getting to that nipple to JB weld it is Another story as its requires you to take off a couple of parts to get a clear look at that nipple.
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I've done it... that moment sucked ass. He would likely have the nipple in the vac hose if it broke.
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Thanks for the replys guys! Yep I've read all the horror stories about broken nipples....I hope thats not the case here!!!

I've just attached a pic of what I think may be the nipple on the manifold but am not 100% sure. Can someone please confirm this is it??
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Yup, thats it.
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Use the .16 hose for a foot then use plastic connector to match the larger diameter needed for the tial. Glad u didnt break the nipple btw
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Yay thanks for helping out everyone!

Lol didnt know what else to call it but a nipple.
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