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Date: Wed, 26 Mar 2003 18:47:54 GMT
From: Paul Halliday <pjghnopsamyonder.co.uk>
Subject: Re: Silicon vac hose question


in article 3E81BE91.5010008nopsamspring.com, KeithG at noonenopsamspring.com wrote on 26/03/2003 14:52: >> Paul Halliday wrote: >> What internal diameter should I use for silicon vac hosing? >> >> I have a choice of 3mm ID/2mm wall, or 4mm ID/2mm wall. >> http://www.redlinemotorsport.co.uk/ sell it in 5m lengths for around 10 UKP >> for anyone who's interested. > It is 3.5mm hose for most of everything. I got mine from Cali (hose > Techniques), so it should be available. You'll need 6mm stuff for teh > APC soplenoid. May also want to get new intake manifold bushings from > teh dealer as well if they are either very soft or very hard. Thanks for that Keith. I measure the APC hose at 7mm, but the ends are a little "Wizard's Sleeve". 'll do that hose if I can persuade my source to sell me less than 5 metres! It's good to know the right bores though, but I think 4mm will be okay for most of it. What about the other air hoses, such as for the auxiliary air valve? I measured at about 12mm, so probably 10mm. Does that sound right? As for the bushings, I've got a bag from one of my local garages. Orca's going to be as tight as a Scotsman's arse^H^H^H^H wallet soon :) Cheers, Paul

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