Hose ID

Kneale Brownson knotnook at traverse.com
Tue May 28 23:52:21 EDT 2002

Is this the coupe 20v "tube" (Item 6 or
6A)  http://catalog.exist.ru/pic/parts/VAG12444.gif

At 09:57 PM 05/28/2002 -0400, Phil Rose wrote:

>At 7:53 PM -0500 5/28/02, Steve Crosbie wrote:
>>     My '91 200 does not have the breather hose like on my 5k's or on
>>Scott Mockry's web site.  There is the very short hose connecting the
>>pipe coming out of the block to a metal pipe (about 1" outer diameter)
>>that takes a 45 degree bend toward the block (toward passengers side)
>>and then a 45 degree bend to the back of the engine where it flares down
>>to a smaller diameter  that bends back towards the passengers side
>>again.  It ends width rubber again in the middle of the back of the
>>engine block.  Looks like an improvement over the all rubber one.  May
>>have been changed by PO who had the car dealer serviced only - could be
>>upgraded to the 20v naturally aspirated engine part you mentioned.
>>  Looks like it may almost never need replacing since the rubber
>>connector is very thick and short and does not look like it is seeing
>>much heat stress.
>This sounds like a DIY modification by the PO. Of course Audi may
>have recently done a factory upgrade of that hose, but at this late
>date I rather doubt that. Anyone else ever seen a rubber/metal
>composite breather hose for the 3B engine? How recently could that
>hose have been installed (by PO), Dan?
>Phil Rose                               Rochester, NY USA
>'91 200q        (130 Kmiles, Lago blue)
>'91 200q   (57 Kmiles, Tornado red)
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