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Old 07-15-2009, 07:48 PM
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Originally Posted by smolck View Post
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As this is the OP's first experience with the Mityvac, I hope he doesn't take you seriously and think that is part of the process. Not that it would do any damage, or can cars go blind??.

I am thinking, however, that temps like that might not be healthy for the PE tubing; and the last thing I want to do is end up with part of it softening/coming apart and jammed up in my pan or elsewhere.
Thoughts experience on temp?
I warmed my engine up to operating temp and used the Mityvac right away. No problems at all and the tubing showed absolutely no signs of softening. I do believe the hot oil temp was factored into the material design based on it's intended use.

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