[s-cars] Intake Hose Coming Off

John Cody Forbes cody at 5000tq.com
Sat Dec 9 21:54:24 EST 2006

calvinlc at earthlink.net wrote:
> My hose from the IC to the intake keeps coming off under high boost.
> I just have an MTM style chip with the old K-24.  I am wondering is
> this something that I have to get a Samco to solve, or can I simply
> get a stock one from somebody who has replaced with the Samcos?  If
> the Samco solves this issue, I am curious as to how.  Does it provide
> more grip on the neck of the intake or something like that?  I am not
> blowing my hoses, this one is just slipping off, and now that it has
> slipped off 2 times it has kind of messed up the end of the hose.
> Thanks for any help!

Are you using worm drive clamps? They simply are not up to the task. Use 
T-Bolt clamps and you should be in good shape. If you already are then maybe 
your hose and/ir the connection are lubed with some old oil vapors, try 
cleaning them both with some parts cleaner (brake clean etc).

-Cody Forbes
'86 5k noT noQ
'86 5k noT noQ - Parting Out
'87 5ktq
'87 5ktq - Fast. Really Fast. 

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