Spray a quick shot
of WD-40 onto the end of the tube or cone of the flaring
twist the tube handle to make the flare. Don’t
over do it. It is very easy to apply too much pressure and
crack the flare of the tube.
Before you flare, slip the AN-818 nut and the AN-819 collar onto the
sure they are facing the correct direction.
Set the flaring tool
the correct outer diameter of the tube. Push the tube into
the tool until it stops at the flange that moves with the wing
nut. Then clamp the tube tight.
After you remove the
tube from the tool, inspect it. The end should be smooth, and
there should not be any cracks.
If there are, you
to cut the end off and