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>Date: Mon, 20 Jul 1998 08:05:48 -0700
>From: "Ken Keith" <email@example.com>
>Subject: Re: cast your braid upon the waters?
>Phil Rose <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> Jonathan's suggestion raises again (in my simple mind, at least) the
>> significance of the "good quality braid covered vacuum hose" in manifold
>> hose applications--like bypass valve, aux. boost gauge, etc. Just what
>> "good quality" is added by the braiding itself? It can be hard to find
>> this braided stuff at sensible, non-Audi prices, so, just _when_ do we
>> really need it?
>It's not hard to find, IMO. Just call http://www.thepartsconnection.com,
>and order it by the yard. I did, and got some windshield washer hose too.
>It was pretty cheap.
>I think the braid helps with physical resistance to abrasion and chemical
>breakdown, in addition to the other benefits.
I spent a fair amount of time looking at their (The Parts Connection)
website. But all their e-mail addresses appear to bounce, so I've gotten no
What statement can be made--in general--about their prices? A lot cheaper
than Carlsen Audi?
Phil Rose Rochester, NY
'91 200q email@example.com