[s-cars] Samco Hose Owners (From Group buy in Q3/2003):Lower
IChose too short?
igor at s-cars.org
Tue Feb 17 12:43:07 EST 2004
Kirby Smith wrote:
> Over the past year or so my Michelin-man hose seemed to be too short
> (I've had it for several years), and the hose clamp kept sliding off the
> end on the plastic cross-over pipe. I suspect k24 turbo-compressed
> inlet air, which is very hot at 1.3 bar, aged the plastic, both
> shrinking it in length and diameter. I now have an NEA aluminum
> crossover and haven't had any clamp problems since it was installed.
my plastic crossover tube kept caving in at the end and blowing off the
Samco hose until I finally pressed in as a reinforcement a suitable DIA
piece of galvanised pipe which I found on the exhaust tube adapter rack
at a local Pep Boys.
two turbo quattros
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