emanuel11 at yahoo.com
Wed May 18 11:08:19 EDT 2005
hmmmm. engine movement. time for a better snub mount?!
--- Dan Cordon <cord4530 at uidaho.edu> wrote:
> Thanks for the info. I'll check out my lower hose,
> but if it's fine I
> may just look at the upper hose from ECS Tuning.
> The main reason for the MM texturing of the hose is
> for flex. The front
> of the engine moves up and down quite a bit under
> acceleration and
> compression braking. If you have more rigid style
> hoses, they will
> probably not put up with this motion. You could try
> to do something to
> stiffen up the front mount to help though. Or, you
> could run a solid
> (and not attached to the engine) piece from the IC
> all the way back to
> the throttle body. Even if the front of the engine
> moves a lot, the
> change in angle at the fittings will be pretty small
> in this configuration.
> Certainly if you're looking to boost over 25 psi,
> the solid plumbing has
> advantages! Good luck with the project.
> Emy wrote:
> > $183 for both hoses is a good price. if you buy
> > seperately, they cost (ECS Tuning) $99.95 for the
> > hose and $189.95 for the lower turbo to IC hose.
> > personally, the MM hose (accordian style) is a bit
> > restrictive b/c of its accordian style that it is.
> > was thinking of replacing my samco hose with a
> > straight hose for the MM hose. is there a special
> > reason its accordian style?
> > i'm going to also try to go with all aluminum
> > building an aluminum MM and Turbo-IC hose comes
> > cheaper then buying samco. also when i want to
> > further, i have peace of mind. don't get me wrong,
> > samco hoses are tough, i just want the best. samco
> > hoses i've heard bulge after 25psi.
> > --- Dan Cordon <cord4530 at uidaho.edu> wrote:
> >>My accordion hose just got a tiny leak I'm
> >>between getting a
> >>Samco set, or just replacing the hose with a new
> >>stock one. Engine/ECU
> >>are both stock.
> >>Do you have to use different clamps for the Samco
> >>hoses? I saw
> >>www.nolimitmotorsports.com has the TCS147 set (2
> >>hoses for our cars) for
> >>$183. Is this a decent price, or are there other
> >>places I should check out?
> >>Any idea what the stock hose sells for? I thought
> >>most people were going
> >>Samco once their original blew, so I'm guessing
> >>Audi part is about
> >>as much as the Samco. Thanks for any
> >>you can give!
> >>Dan Cordon
> >>Mechanical Engineer - Engine Research Facility
> >>University of Idaho
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> Dan Cordon
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> University of Idaho - Engine Research Facility
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