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[B]sonnax pinless accumulator question?[/B]

sonnax pinless accumulator question?

In installing the Sonnax pinless accumulator the instructions (on the right) say:

"OEM pin must be driven from cover.
Plug pin holes by driving one of the
steel checkballs into it."

There are 2 steel checkballs, do we use either one, as the diagram on the instruction sheet points to the accum. cover only? or

Do we use both checkballs to plug either end of the bore of the old accum. pin as in the picture. I don't want to do the wrong thing here.


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Let me try to be a bit more clear this time.

The pinless accumulator I was referring to above is actually 2 accumulators as part of the Sonnax HP-4L60E-01 kit.

this include both the 1-2 pinless accumulator for the cover above the separator plate, and the 3-4 pinless accumulator for the case. it comes with the 2 steel balls, and read:
"Steel balls included for plugging existing pin bore in case or cover. "

So my question is:
Q. Can I use a large steel ball to plug the case pin bore, and a small steel ball to plug the pin bore in the cover? or do I only need to plug one bore ?
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So here's the deal, to help out anyone else who might read this down the tract.

The Sonnax tech just told me its no problem to install both steel balls as I initially suggested.

use the larger steel ball to plug the case pin bore for the 3 -4 accumulator, and a small steel ball to plug the pin bore in the cover housing the 1-2 accumulator.
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interesting , since the 1-2 accumilator has 2 different pin diameters also known as early or late designs
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So here's the deal, to help out anyone else who might read this down the tract.

The Sonnax tech just told me its no problem to install both steel balls as I initially suggested.

use the larger steel ball to plug the case pin bore for the 3 -4 accumulator, and a small steel ball to plug the pin bore in the cover housing the 1-2 accumulator.
Are you sure the 2 different diameter balls isn't for use on the two different diameter (early and late) pin bores?
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It is correct that there are two different pin diameters out there for the accumulators, and the option of steel ball used is ment to be for either the larger or smaller diameters pin bore in the accumulator cover, but...

I had enough wear on the case pin bore and had already plugged it with the larger, then used the smaller steel ball for the cover, then checked with Sonnax tech and they said that was all OK !
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