where to get metal crankcase vent hose?

Ed Kellock ekellock at gmail.com
Thu Nov 6 11:21:38 PST 2008

Looks nice George.  I wonder if you would be able/willing to put together a
basic parts list for that piece.  


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> Subject: RE: where to get metal crankcase vent hose?
> I just went through the crankcase breather hose exercise. At 
> 310,000 miles my '91 20v needed a new hose; its forth since I 
> bought the car new in 1990. Insofar as I don't drive this car 
> that much - I sure enjoy it when I do - I decided to make 
> sure this was the last time I replace this hose.
> So, I fabricated a copper pipe leading from the block to an 
> el that connected to a new modified hose behind the block.  
> What rots is only the immediate section from the block to 
> where it turns to go behind the block. It took a combination 
> of various sizes of standard plumbing fittings, that fit well 
> together, and some basic soldering. Then I just had to paint 
> it red.  A short piece of radiator hose connects it to the 
> block.  It's been installed for about six months - runs great.........
> Pictures at:
> http://www.flickr.com/photos/audi_200_pix/
> George Sidman
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