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    Silicone Coupler Meth Bung

    Morning Gents. I just got a meth bung from Howerton which is supposed to be used with the 5mm thick silicone couplers. I was planning to use this with the OE couplers from the Helix IC on the cold side, but they are fairly thin, maybe ~3.8mm. Ideally I'd get a new 90 degree coupler, but the dimensions are hard to come by. For you guys familliar with the Helix couplings, will using a 5mm bung create any boosting issues?

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    I have two of them and they work perfect. I did measure my silicone hose first thpugh and i think i got 4mm
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    Thats what I like to hear. Helix couplers are a little thin for my taste. I wanted to make a meth elbow for the cold side of the IC. As long as the cutting tool makes a a hole much smaller than the mounting diameter of the bung it should be okay. Thanks for the feedback DZ.

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    So a small leak has manifested. Damn Helix couplers are too thin. Going to pull out the JB Weld next weekend.

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    I tried tapping a silicone coupler as well and ended up with a slight drip. Any idea if a silicone based aircraft/auto sealant will hold up to the meth?

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    Not sure, but I've seen JB weld do some miraculous things. I'm going to paste it on the outside of the bung, so meth technically will never touch it.

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