[Vwdiesel] Need help finding some hose

Roger Brown r.c.brown at ieee.org
Tue Jun 29 10:50:44 EDT 2004

Shawn Wright wrote:
> On 29 Jun 2004 at 2:10, LBaird119 at aol.com <LBaird119 at aol.com> wrote:
> >   Dasher/BAE problem.
> >   The hose that goes from the air filter "can" to the turbo inlet is a
> > flexable, 3" hose about 2' long.  It has to withstand some heat, no
> > pressure, a tad of vacuum and oil in the blowby.  The old one is old,
> > oil soaked, a couple inches short and I can't get it on the turbo inlet!!!
> > Too mushy, seemingly too small, etc.  For the time being I can have
> > the Muffler Shop make a short, 3" piece with a bit of comressed taper
> > on one end.  Then I can get this hose on that and use a short piece of the
> > orange, non-bendy, turbo coupling type hose to connect it to the turbo.
> >   NOBODY locally has anything even close to working and a little web
> > searching only came up with a couple possibles.  It has to make a U
> > bend with about a foot and a half between the two ends plus a little
> > offset front to back.
> >   If anybody has any place they can check, I'd much appreciate it.
> > You almost have to physically check the stuff to make sure it'll work.  :(
> How do PVC or ABS do under these conditions (oil & heat)? Does anyone know? I
> know that PVC can be given slight bends using a torch, and of course there are tons of
> angle fittings available starting at 15 deg.
> ok... it seems PVC is out - temp ratings are around 140-160F. CPVC is around 200F,
> which is still too low I imagine. What kind of temps are we dealing with here? ABS is
> able to withstand most chemicals, including oil I would imagine, since it was developed
> for the oil fields.
> Maybe a call to a plumbing supplier is in order?

I run ABS on my cold air intake:

It seems to be working fine, but its not exposed to any very high temps.


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