Hydraulic hose fix?

Bernie Benz b.m.benz at prodigy.net
Thu Jul 18 18:44:25 EDT 2002

Think just a little about the application, David.  The pump input fitting is
6" at most above the fluid level in the reservoir.  You're worried about

I've been running with a piece of heater hose of unknown previous history
for years now.


> From: DAK <dak at rochester.rr.com>
> Date: Thu, 18 Jul 2002 17:27:03 -0400
> To: Phil Rose <pjrose at frontiernet.net>
> Cc: Bernie Benz <b.m.benz at prodigy.net>, mallick at mail.utexas.edu, 200q20V
> mailing list <200q20v at audifans.com>
> Subject: Re: Hydraulic hose fix?
> In the past, I've done this with the turbo coolant line on my MC engined
> 87 5KTQ. The compressed air line didn't last more than a year in that
> heat. A piece of fuel line from the local parts store worked for many
> years (till car was sold). Since this is the suction line, is wall
> rigidity a concern?  (What replacement have people used before?)
> David

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