[s-cars] was H / T soap opera, now Tommy Boy's issues
pmische at comcast.net
Wed Apr 30 22:04:58 EDT 2003
Are you guys running the zaftig 'T' clamps? I used to have hoses come off
all the time - now, after tightening the crap out of these, everything stays
----- Original Message -----
From: "Joseph Pizzimenti" <pizzoman at yahoo.com>
To: "Paul Krasusky" <KrasuskyP at FirstInterBank.com>;
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Sent: Wednesday, April 30, 2003 5:25 PM
Subject: Re: [s-cars] was H / T soap opera, now Tommy Boy's issues
> My lower samco kind of pops off every 3 months or so,
> if not sooner. My guess is moisture gets in there and
> if the clamp shifts AT ALL, it'll pop off eventually.
> The Samco won't give up the ghost, but it's only as
> strong as your clamps are on over the lips. I'm
> guessing that it shifted and part of the hose is under
> the clamp. Get it on there PERFECT and don't use
> anything to slide it on. And don't torque the clamps
> too tight, either. They have a way of coming
> de-threaded when you wind them down too tight and too
> Don't ask me how I know, I don't want to talk about
> --- Paul Krasusky <KrasuskyP at FirstInterBank.com>
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> > Tom changed the subject and pleaded:
> > From: thomas.pollock at AMD.com
> > To: s-car-list at audifans.com
> > Date: Wed, 30 Apr 2003 16:08:49 -0400
> > Subject: [s-cars] Phew...
> > Hey guys,
> > last night while goosing her a little while running
> > along side a really long
> > cement wall I thought I heard
> > something. Turn around and try again. Yippee !!!
> > That old Pssshhhhh we all
> > experience at one time or another, Paulie more than
> > most 8-). Maybe not as
> > catastrophic as originally thought but hey I've got
> > Samcos in there. WTF ?
> > Haven't gotten under the car yet but I did check the
> > hose at the moisture
> > trap and the top IM Samco hose. Do those things
> > soften up with time ? Mine
> > feels softer than the OE. Could I have popped a
> > Samco ? Has anyone ever
> > popped a Samco ? (I hear some run up to 29lbs !!!)
> > Another thing that baffles me is why does my gauge
> > still show +20lbs ? I'm
> > tapped in right after the trap.
> > tom.
> > Scoff! Bring back that H / T soap opera. I just
> > popped some pop corn, it
> > was getting good 8-).
> > Hmmm Tommy Boy...
> > From *my* hose blowing experience (car hoses boys,
> > as far as you know at
> > least), I was never ever able to see 20 psi,
> > especially consistently. One
> > time was maybe 14, the other maybe 10. Then
> > PFFFFFFFFT. So I'd personally
> > doubt that's your case.
> > The only Samco popping experience I have was my
> > lower turbo hose popped off
> > last week (in torrential rain, on the way to work,
> > of course). Self
> > inflicted problem though, them mega clamps *are*
> > application specific (don't
> > ask, long story). Switched them around, and she's
> > nice and tight now. But,
> > that was blown OFF, so car would hardly run. Doubt
> > that's your issue
> > either.
> > Maybe a cracked xover hose? Maybe a leaking ISV /
> > BPV? I'm just pissin in
> > the wind here really.
> > -Paul let's get back to that funny lil soap opera K.
> > SEE what you started there DaveyH/Tgravey?!?!
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