[urq] Silicone intake hoses
racingiron at comcast.net
Mon Nov 13 18:07:49 EST 2006
Sweet, that's exactly what I'm after! Thanks!
'93 S4 (fully Samco-ed)
'86 urq (awaiting the 034 stuff)
From: urq-bounces at audifans.com [mailto:urq-bounces at audifans.com] On
Behalf Of brady zq
Sent: Monday, November 13, 2006 4:55 PM
To: Eric.Renneisen at CIGNA.com; urq at audifans.com
Subject: Re: [urq] Silicone intake hoses
You could try these, once and for all:
I haven't tried them myself since I'll be changing turbo/manifold setup
before I crank up the boost.
But they sure look puuuurdy.
83 urq, 034EFI'd
>From: "Renneisen, Eric 475" <Eric.Renneisen at CIGNA.com>
>I blew the turbo->IC hose at UPG last year (no fun driving 1K miles
>home with no boost!) so I added a bypass valve to help relieve the
>stress of boost spikes. That wasn't enough, because I blew the IC->TB
>hose at WOT on one of the straights at Barber Motorsports Park. I was
>able to repair it with some creative engineering, but I still need a
>new hose. Audi wants more than $200 for this thing, and it'll
>eventually get soaked with oil mist and fail again.
>Dialynx tell me they have silicone replacements. Has anyone seen one
>of these or heard of about the quality? If I go this route, I may look
>into a group buy deal if there's interest.
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