[V8] Drippy oil pressure lines
dsaad at icehouse.net
Fri Aug 19 18:24:39 EDT 2005
That is good to know - I had no idea where to get a similar replacement.
Quoting "Coleman, David" <David.Coleman at blackrock.com>:
> I too pick up various-sized marine hoseclamps when I'm at Western Marine
> or Boat USA. Good stuff.
> (Another redundant comment by DaveC.)
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: v8-bounces at audifans.com
> > [mailto:v8-bounces at audifans.com] On Behalf Of Kneale Brownson
> > Sent: Friday, August 19, 2005 4:49 PM
> > To: dsaad at icehouse.net; v8 at audifans.com
> > Subject: Re: [V8] Drippy oil pressure lines
> > At 01:03 PM 8/19/2005 -0600, dsaad at icehouse.net wrote:
> > >
> > >And on those OEM hose clamps -
> > >they can be a real PITA to get on right. I really believe they are a
> > >better clamp than a generic hose clamp because they don't damage the
> > >hose at all, but the screw part gets bound up with age. Put a little
> > >WD-40 or something on the screw before you install and you
> > have a much
> > >better chance of getting it properly tightened.
> > The screw part corrodes because it's plain steel. I replace
> > every Audi hose clamp I take off with an all-stainless marine
> > hose clamp (same nonperforated strap that doesn't cut into
> > hoses). I pay through the nose for them at West Marine's
> > local outlet, but at least I can go there and get a clamp right now.
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