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RE: hydraulic hose

A competent hose shop can fit a new hose to the existing fittings for a
fraction of the cost of a new one from the dealer. If you can't find a
"hose shop" in your area, check any shops that repair hydraulic
appliances. I've repaired one of my oil cooler hoses at a hydraulic lift
repair shop and a friend of mine has bought a rack hose from the
manufacturer of heavy building gear (surprisingly, it was a direct fit

Aleksander Mierzwa
Warsaw, Poland
87 Audi 5000CS turbo (mine)
88 Renault Medallion wagon (mom's)
91 mountain bike (just in case both cars broke at the same time :-)

> -----Original Message-----
> From:	Takayuki Hayashi [SMTP:thayashi@atitech.ca]
> Sent:	Tuesday, October 14, 1997 11:55 PM
> To:	'qlist'
> Subject:	hydraulic hose
> Hi,
> Both hydraulic hoses (one for the bomb and the other for the rack) are
> leaking where the rubber part meets the fitting.  If I buy these from
> an
> Audi dealer, they'll cost me $130CAN for the bomb hose and $320CAN for
> the rack hose.  These prices are discounted already.
> Do you guys know if there are any aftermarket hydraulic hose for
> CQs?  Or is it possible for someone to make one me?  If so, who can
> I ask?
> Thanks for your help.
> -----------------------------------
> Takayuki Hayashi
> thayashi@atitech.ca
> ATI Technologies Inc.
> -----------------------------------