[urq] Slave cylinder hose...
jim_haseltine at ntlworld.com
Fri May 9 16:12:43 PDT 2008
That hose was GBP37.22 (CAN$ 73) when I bought one back in 2005. The
fittings on the hose are M12x1 - not usual on passenger cars, more likely to
be found on commercial vehicles.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Louis-Alain Richard" <laraa at sympatico.ca>
To: "Urq" <urq at audifans.com>; "Quattro at Audifans. Com" <quattro at audifans.com>
Sent: Friday, May 09, 2008 9:46 PM
Subject: [urq] Slave cylinder hose...
> Is there a cheaper alternative to OEM for the above ? My friendly Audi
> dealer wants 88$ for 431 721 465, which is common to all type 85, 81, 43
> 44 cars.
> Not that I am cheap, but is there another source ? Or another brake hose
> that would fit ?
> We pulled the engine/transmission/subframe from under the car last night,
> but the new one is not in yet. It was relatively easy, as Martin P said,
> since the head was off. The highest point of the engine was the dipstick
> tube, which cleared the front valance by 1/4 in. The engine was resting on
> floor jack.
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