Samco hose clamps etc...
pkyam at bitstream.net
Thu Sep 25 14:46:55 EDT 2003
What kind of hoses were used in the RS2 build?
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From: "Joshua C" <smuckycat at hotmail.com>
To: <200q20v at audifans.com>
Sent: Thursday, September 25, 2003 1:25 PM
Subject: Samco hose clamps etc...
> I got the SAMCO hoses over a year ago and have not had a problem with
> loosening clamps (I went and checked today just to be sure). I got my
> clamps at a West Marine shop as most boating hardware is SS, I took the
> hoses in with me to size the clamps. They are made by Shields Rubber, I
> belive that the nuts may be nylon filled, or some high temp plastic (my
> recollection, can't see easily) in a steel shell. I had to use a
> traditional style hose clamp on the BPV..but again no problems. The
> threaded rods on the clamps were too long and I had to buzz them off once
> installed. The hoses are a tight fit but I removed the intercooler and
> cleaned it and replaced the O-ring at the same time so I belive it made it
> Advantages...well they don't rot due to oil collection, and you don't need
> to worry about them blowing. Plus they look cool. ( they have similar HP
> gains to painted calipers)
> Good Luck!
> Joshua Cummings
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