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Old 02-11-2020, 08:06 PM   #29
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I got the Magnus unit an I've yet to take it apart so I cannot confirm the line size but I have a feeling the units are 100% identical minus the stickers. LOL

Seeing what you're using from the kit I think we're on the same path. I'm going to see what I can get done this week and try and get a few pictures. I'm hoping to find a T-fitting that will limit the amount of adapters I need. I don't want any more areas for leaks to occur. Ideally I want a T that threads directly into the solenoid, has a -4an bottom outlet and allows for use of the provided hard line going to the needle valve. I'm not yet convinced I need to up-size the circuit going to the needle valve.
..I bet they are the same as well and i was jipped on my sticker .

If they are the same and i believe they are, you can just swap the 2 tee fittings on the unit using a 1/8 npt female threaded on all 3 sections, then adapt with anything you want to use. You can keep the ends to the solenoid to what they are now size wise and the end that goes to the needle valve the same size too...just make sure the in feed coming from the master cylinder to your first tee connection is 4an or a 1/4(7/16-24) connection and the same on exit feed on other tee that will come off the gadget and go to the trans. The tee's I ordered you get one 1/8npt male plug( useless..LOL) ..one 4an to male 1/8npt and you get a 1/8 to 1/8 both ends male. So you may just need these tee fitting and use the few fitting you got with the unit and adapt it all on... I plan to just use the male 1/8npt to male 1/8npt to put the tee onto the solenoid on each end of the solenoid and then just build everything to it from there...

Here is a picture of the tees i just ordered and they come with a few fittings to..hopefully link works .. If not let me know! You can see in the picture it comes with the 4an male to 1/8 mnpt fitting, a 1/8 mnpt 1/8mnpt fitting and a plug too. Not that we will need the plug.

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Old 02-11-2020, 08:27 PM   #30
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I tried to put the link to the fitting but i am not sure why i can not get the link to set on here...Hmmm. anyway the fitting (tee) i am referring to is on eBay and has the 4an plus other correct fittings too like I mentioned in post #29 above...
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Old 02-11-2020, 09:21 PM   #31
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My engine bay overview currently before I get back in there pulling crap apart to start installing the clutch tamer unit gonna pull the hood so I donít kill my back this time lol.

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Old 02-11-2020, 09:27 PM   #32
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Hopefully I can get the tamer unit installed down in this area so itís down under these parts. I ordered a 10oz Wilwood remote reservoir to swap out the GTO reservoir. I think the clutch system will benefit a little bit more with the larger fluid reservoir.

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Old 02-12-2020, 12:32 PM   #33
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Well DAMN! What a beautiful engine bay! I'm a little ashamed of mine now. :(

I saw the picture you posted of the adapter. That will certainly work but I am hoping to find a "T" that's equivalent to most if not all of the outputs of that adapter so I can avoid multiple fittings. I'm really leery of having too many connections and opening myself up to opportunities for leaks.

I haven't been able to find anything yet but I'll keep looking. Maybe what I'm looking for simply doesn't exist. LOL
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Old 02-12-2020, 02:02 PM   #34
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Well DAMN! What a beautiful engine bay! I'm a little ashamed of mine now. :(

I saw the picture you posted of the adapter. That will certainly work but I am hoping to find a "T" that's equivalent to most if not all of the outputs of that adapter so I can avoid multiple fittings. I'm really leery of having too many connections and opening myself up to opportunities for leaks.

I haven't been able to find anything yet but I'll keep looking. Maybe what I'm looking for simply doesn't exist. LOL
Thanks bro! Took a few winters to get it to where it is now.

Gonna be tough to find a tee that is like you want. The NPT threads shouldnít leak on ya since they are tapered. Just put a dab of thread sealer on the threads but make sure you do it so the first 2-3 threads on male end fittings have nothing on since itís a brake/ clutch line. You can use thread sealant on hydraulic as long as you keep off the first 2-3 threads at the tips on male fittings.
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Old 02-12-2020, 10:20 PM   #35
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Here are some more pictures of where I put the solonoid. There is a stud coming out of the wheel well area that came in handy. I donít remember what used to be there?
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all my parts finally came in, I'm stuck at work until feb 26th, so I'm going to be sitting here waiting until then to do the install, I'm replacing my clutch so I will have everything removed and will start planning my build when I get home. but I think we all have the same idea about where we are installing our solenoids
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I'll be ordering my parts tonight. I'm going with -4an everywhere despite what I said before. I'm going to use steel braided line as well as opposed to hard line simply for the ease of use and it allows me to use the least amount of fittings. If the upgraded Tick clutch line is braided PTFE I'm comfortable using it in this application.

Due to my turbo piping I can't mount mine where stratman2SSRS did. I'm planning on putting on the firewall just to the left of the reservoir.
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Old 02-13-2020, 01:15 PM   #38
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all my parts finally came in, I'm stuck at work until feb 26th, so I'm going to be sitting here waiting until then to do the install, I'm replacing my clutch so I will have everything removed and will start planning my build when I get home. but I think we all have the same idea about where we are installing our solenoids
Put the Tick speed bleeder and the billet sleeve support in when you have the trans out. Good upgrades to do when trans is dropped. I did mine last year when I upgraded my stock clutch to a McLoad twin.
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Here are some more pictures of where I put the solonoid. There is a stud coming out of the wheel well area that came in handy. I donít remember what used to be there?
Oh nice! Finally getting some mechanical engine bay porn in the thread

Did you test your clutch pedal yet? Did you remove all springs on clutch pedal?

I seen a video on a tuner car (using the magnus) that showed the pedal travel with the unit activated and with it not activated. Maybe we can do a video at some point showing the pedal travels and slipping the clutch when activated. Should have majority of my fittings here today. Gonna start disassemble tonight on the car to get things open up and out the way. Since Iíll have everything open Iíll probably put the prong/wire in to the ECU to for the LPE controller so the wire for that is done to.
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I'll be ordering my parts tonight. I'm going with -4an everywhere despite what I said before. I'm going to use steel braided line as well as opposed to hard line simply for the ease of use and it allows me to use the least amount of fittings. If the upgraded Tick clutch line is braided PTFE I'm comfortable using it in this application.

Due to my turbo piping I can't mount mine where stratman2SSRS did. I'm planning on putting on the firewall just to the left of the reservoir.
Get some fire sleeve shield to for the lines. Cheap insurance and helps keep the lines from the high heat direct
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Put the Tick speed bleeder and the billet sleeve support in when you have the trans out. Good upgrades to do when trans is dropped. I did mine last year when I upgraded my stock clutch to a McLoad twin.
Yeah.... Literally just put the trans back in last night and forgot to do that.... She'll be coming back out.

Good suggestion on the sleeves. I'm going to do that. I'm going to run some super high temp fluid as well. Wilwood EXP 600 Plus.
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Yeah.... Literally just put the trans back in last night and forgot to do that.... She'll be coming back out.

Good suggestion on the sleeves. I'm going to do that. I'm going to run some super high temp fluid as well. Wilwood EXP 600 Plus.
I been using Motul rbf660 racing brake fluid in mine since I did the fluid reservoir separations about 2 years ago. I Actually just got 2 new bottles today. I usually go through 1 bottle from late spring to early fall doing fluid refreshing in the clutch line only. Good price on eBay on it. More you buy the better the deal you can usually get. I’m gonna upgrade my GTO reservoir to a larger wilwood remote reservoir so there’s more fluid on reserve for the entire clutch system. I believe it may help the system a bit more.
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