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Old 09-26-2012, 11:22 AM
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+1 on getting the disconnect tool - makes it easy peasy to remove the #7 & 11 lines hooking to the #10 cooler (which you shouldn't need to replace). Check out Starless's DIY in the Wiki to see if the overall job is something you'd like to tackle.

I replaced all four lines (#1, 3, 7 & 11) & the reservoir. Aside from the pressure line, they're not terribly expensive. Don't forget washers & hose clamps.

Make sure you get the correct #3 pressure hose, for either the LF-20 or the LF-30 pump. Going just by the car's manufacture date isn't wise, as an LF-20 could have been replaced by an LF-30. To be sure, take a look at the pump pictures on Pelican Parts (or another vendor) - they're quite different.
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