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Over Tightened Fittings = Leaks?

AmuseMe

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Asked my dad and he said the same thing. Told me just now to go "hand tight plus a quarter more with wrench, but no more than a quarter"
 

SugarJ

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That's what I do. Don't forget to put a cloth over the fitting before using pliers or you'll mark up the finish.
 

3.0charlie

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Asked my dad and he said the same thing. Told me just now to go "hand tight plus a quarter more with wrench, but no more than a quarter"
Mechanic's advice. Good one that I use myself.
 
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