so much for the replacement hose
montesawong at yahoo.com
Sat May 18 13:58:43 EDT 2002
Not sure I would want to (or could afford) the
crimping equipment for these kind of lines for one or
Bernie, can you give a quick idea of what is involved
with doing this kind of hose yourself?
--- Bernie Benz <b.m.benz at prodigy.net> wrote:
> Maybe there is merit to the saying, If you want it
> done right, do it
> yourself. At least, the only bitch you have is
> concerning your own
> > From: CL Wong <montesawong at yahoo.com>
> > Date: Sat, 18 May 2002 07:04:34 -0700 (PDT)
> > To: 200q <200q20v at audifans.com>
> > Subject: RE: so much for the replacement hose
> >> So much for the "2800psi rating" the guy bragged
> >> about. "Oh, that's
> >> way strong enough, we used some real tough
> > Brett,
> > When I had my pump->rack hose rebuilt 3 times one
> > 2 or 3 years ago.....
> > first time: hose was too short by 3 inches
> > second time: hose burst within 2 seconds of
> > the engine. Cause: ends were not aligned properly
> > the hose got twisted inorder to mount them
> > third time: guy used aeroquip 4,000 or 6,000 psi
> > (I forget which) and it has held so far. Hose
> > still did not line up and the hose now oozes a
> > bit of fluid such that the hose is sticky to the
> > touch.
> > I can't rebuild my hose again, nor do I want to.
> > Everytime the hose is rebuilt the ends take a
> > amount of stress and it looks as though 3x is
> > the max number of times you can rebuild.
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