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Not my preference but I have more than several 'fittings' to make up the in and out connections on a new A/C condenser for my Alfetta GT. I want to make sure there is no leakage.

Perhaps I'm overthinking this but the female connections on the condenser are aluminum and the connections to it are of course steel - so wondering if the difference in the coefficient of 'expansion' might be a possible problem.
 

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No tape required. The male/female flares form the connection seal. The threaded fittings simply hold the flares together and serve no sealing function.
 
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