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Unread 11-09-2009, 04:15 PM   #1
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I can't get it back in the hole!!

I popped out my PCV to clean it out and now I can't it to go back into the valve cover!!!!!! Any suggestions? (And yes, I know I opened myself up for a lot of "That's what she said" jokes so bring it on ) Thanks for your help!

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Unread 11-09-2009, 04:21 PM   #2
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i tend to use lube when that happens
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Unread 11-09-2009, 04:22 PM   #3
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That's what she said.
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Unread 11-09-2009, 04:23 PM   #4
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I popped out my PCV to clean it out and now I can't it to go back into the valve cover!!!!!! Any suggestions?
Assembly lube works wonders.
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Unread 11-09-2009, 05:29 PM   #5
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Assembly lube works wonders.
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Unread 11-09-2009, 05:33 PM   #6
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just spit on it and beat it in.
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Unread 11-09-2009, 07:01 PM   #7
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It's just a rubber piece right? Soften it up by boiling it.
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Unread 11-09-2009, 07:03 PM   #8
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i would never boil it. not only would that be very painful, but i doubt she'd like it afterward... unless, i guess, if your into that kind of thing...
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Unread 11-09-2009, 07:15 PM   #9
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just wet it around the edge and it should glide right in.
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I see you also twizzled your scart lead. Well done! :thumbsup:
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Unread 11-09-2009, 07:17 PM   #10
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Just ignore the screaming and get it on in there. Once you get it started everything will work out.
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Unread 11-09-2009, 07:33 PM   #11
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Just ignore the screaming and get it on in there. Once you get it started everything will work out.
Is this a Petite Cute Virgin we're talking about?
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I see you also twizzled your scart lead. Well done! :thumbsup:
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Unread 11-09-2009, 07:35 PM   #12
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Is this a Petite Cute Virgin we're talking about?
Big bertha's bellybutton.
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Unread 11-09-2009, 07:39 PM   #13
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oh a serious note, maybe try just jamming it in?
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Unread 11-09-2009, 08:03 PM   #14
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Heat up the rubber grommet with a hair dryer and it should pop right back in.
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Unread 11-09-2009, 08:22 PM   #15
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i say screw it and just rawdog it!
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