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RE: Oil leak on turbo lines...
Jeez, what did you spend $400 on? Reconditioning a single hose?!
I think a flexible hose could be used as a return line. Supply line is
bent at almost 180 degree though, so I don't think any flexible hose
allows safe operation being bent at such angle. Besides, I don't know
who manufactures the fittings used on turbocharger.
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: Gerard [SMTP:email@example.com]
> Sent: Wednesday, November 05, 1997 3:05 PM
> To: Aleksander Mierzwa; firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: Re: Oil leak on turbo lines...
> > Turbocharger supply and returm lines look like something that should
> > custom manufactured to fit Audi.
> Well, it took 2 days now to have mine built again. The hose has been
> recon'd and my oil leaks have stopped. I am now US$400 poorer...and
> have only +- US$200 in the bank to pay for the job. :(
> Can one fit a flexible braided hose instead?
> "a thousand miles from here, there is another person smiling"
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