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See pictures below. This is a project I've needed to get done for a while, and I decided today was the day. I had some banjo bolts that I ordered a while back since I remember reading something about them in the Modulator Adjustment tutorial. However, I realized today that hooking one up to the aquarium tubing wasn't going to happen. I tried hacking off the top of the bolt but decided I needed a 90 degree angle, and I was missing the round part where the tubing would attach. Not having a scrap car handy, I had to improvise.

At Lowes in the fasteners drawers I found a grease fitting (zerk) that was 90 degrees and had an M8 1.0 thread. I also grabbed a 1/4" NPT air hose chuck with a female end and an air hose plug with a male end. I got a pressure gauge right next to these (they're in the tools department). Then I went to the hoses and fittings section in the plumbing area and got a female barbed fitting to go into the aquarium tubing and attach to the air hose chuck.

At the shop on the drill press I drilled out the mini bearing and spring in the grease fitting until I hit the main ball bearing in the end. I cleaned this extremely well with air and brake cleaner. Then I attached the aquarium tubing to the nipple end and secured it with a hose clamp. The barbed fitting didn't need a clamp.

The setup appears to have worked according to the instructions on the Peach Parts tutorial. I noticed some change in the shift quality after the modulator adjustment, and with a slight tweak of the bowden cable I ended up with clean, crisp shifts. :thumbsup:
 

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I took some pictures today of my tester and clear photos of the underside of the vehicle. Hopefully this will help someone.

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The adjustment for the vacuum modulator is the little toothed thing on top.
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This photo shows the serial number. Mine did not need to be cleaned off.
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This picture shows where to find everything when looking up at the transmission. The top of the photo is the front of the car.
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