[V8] abusive relationship
ingo.rautenberg at gmail.com
Thu Jul 19 16:38:12 EDT 2007
Please make sure to clean the area well, as this is where IIRC
hydraulic leaks have attacked the wiring harness -- and fried a few
of them. No need for another fried V8!
On Jul 19, 2007, at 4:12 PM, d saad wrote:
> I think Spokane Hose is a great company - but make sure to tell
> them to
> weld on new hose barbs. If they don't, the likelyhood of a leak is
> Something about the barbs not being big enough for their hose and
> equipment. In fact, this is probably why the OEMs all leak after a
> If a hose does fail, they stand behind it though.
> btw, my
> leak is at the connection of hardline to rack section. It went from
> a few
> drips to gusher in a few days. The other section has already been
> (three times - last time they put on a new hose barb)
> Also, this oil
> has soaked the left wheel well and is causing all the undercoating
> to fall
> off. Under the car it is dissolving the undercoating. I hope it
> does not
> attack the new suspension bushings I just put in.
> I am using the
> Chevron RYKON 32 oil.
> The bugaboo with our hoses being rebuilt locally is the metric
>> Be sure in your phone shopping that you mention the
>> Ed Kellock <ekellock at gmail.com>
> wrote: > Ed, check the yellow pages for a
>> hydraulic shop
> near you (such as the
>>> ever-famous spokane hose) -- I had a
> couple of my hyd. lines rebuilt
>>> locally for something like
> $20 per. Looks great, top notch job, etc.
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