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Discussion in 'Mechanic and Repair' started by BigFish, Feb 2, 2013.

  1. Landrus2

    Landrus2 LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,020

    What ever happened to free of speach:drinkup:
  2. piston slapper

    piston slapper LawnSite Platinum Member
    Messages: 4,334

    Good advice....you should practice what you preach...lead...follow...or get outta the way..:waving:
  3. Greg78

    Greg78 LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,010

    What about the brass fittings that thread into the filter head on a Exmark Lazer? Do you use teflon tape on those? In the diagram #3 is the filter head.

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  4. BigFish

    BigFish LawnSite Platinum Member
    Messages: 4,117

    If they're NPT fittings ( prolly are), then yeah, you can use tape. I personally don't use teflon tape on hydro NPT fittings. I use a non-hardening sealer like Permatex on the male threads only.
  5. Greg78

    Greg78 LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,010

    Yes NPT. Thanks Fish. I'll have to pick up some Permatex®Pneumatic/Hydraulic Sealant.

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