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DAMNIT DAMNIT

i spent almost 3 hours flushing, filling, and bleeding my stupid coolent system trying to get my heat to work. It hasnt worked since I did my TSX motor swap. with no luck I gave up and decided to take my CF hood off for winter and put on the stock one.

well of course just my luck it didn't fit, just like the CF one when I first did the swap. I was able to get the cf hood to latch and close just by using the hood pins and some pressure, and eventually it pushed down whatever lines and shit were in the way and fit pretty well.

the REAL problem was the AC line that goes directly over the intake area, and was already bent to shit to make it fit rubbing directly over my intake manifold. you can see it in this pic where there is a hole in the rubber housing area.



I figured out a way to move the front line down under the IM and across to the other side which fits fucking perfect.

my problem is the line in the back, its too long and already bent like crazy. i tried so fucking hard to bend it in different spots so it wouldnt snap, and got so close to being able to screw it in and be on my way, but of course i dont ahve luck like that, it snapped. FUCK







how the FUCK am I going to replace this. can i drive the car? im assuming not.

There is obviously green fluid chillin right at the point where it snapped, yet the other end doesnt have fluid. It was bent almost vertically from the start, so it seems the fluid couldnt make it up the pipe. could this be why my heat didnt work? how fucked am i lol
 

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shit mike, got to get that fixed man, cant drive as far as i know
sorry for your bad luck
 

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i love light house
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move the pipe from the right to the left cause the front part moved fine and the hood closed. i just had to get the rear one that screws into the front one over there as well but it is long and already bent to fit the new motor, the pictures are kinda hard to figure out i guess.
 

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is that coolent? i wouldnt drive it
 
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That line is obviously un-repairable. Grab some pliers and crimp it shut so that it doesn't leak, or leaks slowly.

You can drive no problem, just don't use the A/C, lol.. I'd even try to see if there is an A/C fuse that you could pull.
 

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yes its driveable. just dont turn on the AC the fluid in the lines dont move till the AC compressor is activated, and the reason why the fluid is green is coz of the dye that they put so if ever you have an AC leak it would be easier to find it. so drive that thing to an AC specialist or the !!!DEALER!!!... dum dum dummmmmm
 

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correct me if i'm wrong but if theres not enough coolant going to your heater core you won't get any heat right?
i filled that shit until it bubbled over, i bled it from the bleeder under the radiator like 324934 times, i let it run with the cap off, i drained and refilled it. i dont get it

but now that i see where the hose snapped there is fluid there i wonder if its coolant that cant make it up that line and that has suttin to do with my heat. but as posted above it is ac fluid cause its green. idfk
 

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were you trying to bend it to the right or the left?
i was trying to get it to the passenger side of the car cause i was able to route the front line perfectly along the power steering area. but the back one was already bent to reach across. the dude who installed my motor musta had to do it to fit it. remember i have a k24a2
 
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