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    Default -6AN wrench doesn't fit the hose end nut.

    -6AN wrench doesn't fit the Earls hose end side. What size AN wrench do I need for this end?


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    As you've found out, the AN wrench is for the B-nut, not the socket.
    -6AN is an 11/16" wrench. The next size up -8AN, is a 7/8" wrench.
    When assembling the hose end, it's common practice to wrap the
    socket or wrench/vise with masking tape, to avoid scratching the fitting.
    http://www.holley.com/types/Wrenches...20Spreader.asp (AN Wrenches)
    http://www.holley.com/data/TechServi...ly%20Chart.pdf (B-Nut Size Chart)
    http://www.holley.com/types/Vise%20Jaws.asp (Protective Vise Jaws)
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZcaTJ8fngSw (B-nut vs Socket Sizes)
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    Thanks, this helps.

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