Flexible plastic hose
robert at s-cars.org
Fri May 2 01:00:21 EDT 2003
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I used something awfully similar (perhaps the same stuff?) to this hose in
my old '89 200tq. It was supposedly rated for rather considerable
pressures - well above those in that car (~20 psig). I forget the exact
pressure rating but it was something like 60 to 70 psig continuous
duty. It was fine for a while. The mechanical properties of the plastic
coupled with the presence of fairly stiff spring steel wire imbedded in the
hose eventually made keeping a clamp on tight enough to prevent leaks
The upshot? I went back to the standard MM hose and got altogether better
service even if I did have to replace the hose periodically.
At 08:39 PM 5/1/2003 -0700, Doug Johnson wrote:
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>I no longer have a car that needs a Michelin-man hose, but I saw this stuff
>in an application at work today, and fell in love with the smooth inside
>surface. Should be fantastic for airflow!
> ~ Doug
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Robert L. Myers 304-574-2372
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