rebuilding a power steering hose

Bernie Benz b.benz at
Tue Jan 11 15:20:35 EST 2005


Your statement, 'are barely  "cost-effective",IMHO' sounds to be the
understatement of the New Year, so far anyway.  That return hose requires no
more than a 2' piece of fuel or water hose and two hose clamps.  Maybe $5 or
$6, if not in your scrap box.


> From: Phil Rose <pjrose at>
>> Benchmark Hydraulics Technology Llc
>> (315) 524-2052
>> 5708 Walworth Rd
>> Ontario, NY 14519
>> Talk to Gordon, tell him that Gary recommended them.
> I live fairly close to these guys (Benchmark) and used them not long
> ago--to rebuild the return (low-pressure, from reservoir) hose. I
> made the mistake of not establishing a price ahead of time, and the
> rebuild turned out to cost nearly the price of a brand new hose. So I
> concluded that they are rather overpriced compared to other qualified
> shops mentioned by listers from different areas; the price you paid
> is further evidence of that. They may do good work, but are barely
> "cost-effective", IMHO.
> Phil
> -- 
> Phil Rose
> Rochester, NY
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