pump to rack hose removal

Bernie Benz b.m.benz at prodigy.net
Tue Sep 24 07:36:48 EDT 2002

Your "external restrictor" might help a little on a fiber reinforced hose
but not on a wire reinforced hose, which is all but incompressable.


> From: QSHIPQ at aol.com
> Bernie:
> You can add an external restrictor (metal band) to the existing hose that
> eliminates most of the groaning, but not all of it, btdt.  You are quite
> correct that the hose design from audi is well designed to address the pump
> resonance.   Any replacement other than the stock hose will not be as quiet,
> but will perform the correct function.
> Good posts on the subject
> SJ

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