Samco IC to IM hose
davidpriebe at cablespeed.com
Wed Apr 28 16:08:09 EDT 2004
Well, since I currently have mine off (making space for
reaching the alternator bolts), and I've taken it off and
on 6 or 7 times in the last couple of months, this is how
I do it. Without removing anything else (well, the old
hose), put the IM pipe end on first. Push it as far up the
pipe as possible. The other end of the Samco will be still
straight, just below the IC outlet. Now flex the IC outlet
end up, and just get a bit of the hose over the outlet.
Now keep pulling up on the hose, and start rotating it. It
takes a couple of full rotations, and mine just turns
right on. Make sure that you have the hose clamps on the
correct ends, BTDT. A little bit of oil also helps (it
gets there anyway), just around the ends. Also make sure
that you re-center the hose once it is fully on, just pull
it towards the IC.
Its really easy to get the hose on with the IC out, but
you don't want to do that, its a couple of hours to do (at
least for me).
On Wed, 28 Apr 2004 13:04:38 -0600 (MDT)
<20020v at spymac.com> wrote:
>Any BTDT on installing the Samco IC to IM hose?
>Seems like a real tight fit, and hose is not as flexible
>as the oe hose.
>will removing the IM pipe help?
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