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Re: Brian's "Michelin Man Hose"

>Our area tech rep for Bosch, a rep for nearly 30 years, suggests avoiding ANY
>silicone containing sealants or lubricants. I, and my wallet, am inclined to
>listen when he speaks. How do we know the cure time, and is that time
>enough to
>ensure that no silicone is being exuded into the airstream?

No silicone is "exuded" into the airstream.

Most RTV's and silicone sealers use ammonia that then evaporates and the
silicone then sets.

I completely agree against using the sealant.  Not appropriate for use
around engines.


Brett Dikeman
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