sealing the IC better?

Bernie Benz b.benz at
Mon May 5 12:45:53 EDT 2003

In the past I have found that the stock lower worm gear type hose clamps
used to clamp the lower hose on either end are too long for a commpressed/
indented/ hose.  They bottom out without sufficient clamping force and the
hose will blow off.


> From: Chewy4000 at
> Date: Mon, 05 May 2003 13:10:11 -0400
> To: 200q20v at
> Subject: sealing the IC better?
> What was it that you guys were using to seal the lower IC hose or pipe?
> It just uses those rings that dont seem to be able to tighten better to stop
> those minor leaks.
> I just changed my timing belt, seal, and w/p, and would like to seal the turbo
> system better somehow especially the IC.
> Still wainting for the crank pin to come from the dealer for the flywhell to
> get the car running again.
> Chewy
> 200 20v 214k mi.
> Newark NJ
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