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The TT DV I ordered arrived today so I plan to install it this weekend. On a whim, I also bought the small clip PN: N10091101 which fits the smallest of the three hoses. I figure I'd just get regular hose clamps for the other two.

The small clip is the "one time use" type. I cannot figure out how to tighten it.

Anyone with prior experience able to explain how it tightens?
 

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Scuba2001,

Thanks for the heads up. I will just use standard clamps all the way around.

Regarding removal of the existing one-time clamps, what type of tool do you recommend for cutting them off?
 

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You have to use some crimping pliers to tighten it. Almost like a pair of wire cutters, but not sharp.

I'm replacing mine this weekend too along with the vacuum line. Should be fun.
 

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not_to_shabby...

I think I have crimping pliers, I'll have to see whether mine will work. Do you already have removable hose clamps and if not, what will you use to remove the OE one-time-use clamps?
 

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On the Wurth-type clamps, I've been able to cut 'em at the crimp using standard diagonals but it takes both hands.

I also bought the small clip PN: N10091101
Are these like a screw-type clamp? In the past, I didn't have any luck sourcing screw-type replacement clamps for 3.xmm lines, so ended up buying the same Wurths from an indie for $1.50 each and crimping them using end nippers.

Where did you get these from?
 

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You can just pull the vacuum hose off the little nipple on the DV more than likely. The bigger one time use clamp I had to cut off. I have already replaced my DV once. I'm replacing it again cuz I'll be under there anyways.

Yeah, you probably won't find small screw type clamps for the vacuum hose. I have actually been able to reuse most of those small one time use clamps by just prying the crimped part apart and clamping it again.
 

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@Slider - you may not want to use a normal clip on the vac line, either - it's so small that the screw housing distorts the clip from round, possibly leading to a leak. Try the smallest cable tie (zip tie) you can find, and only pull it snug tight. Remember, it's a vac line - it's not trying to pop off the nipple, anyway.

I really recommend swapping out the OEM vac line for a silicone vac hose - you're already working in the same area. Just tape the end of the new hose to the end of the old hose and draw the new hose through. Good luck.
 
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