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Date: Tue, 12 Sep 2006 15:08:52 +0000 (UTC)
From: Craig's Saab C900 Site <>
Subject: Re: Colored Silicone Vacuum & Water hoses

John B <> writes: >On Fri, 8 Sep 2006 16:53:54 +0000 (UTC), Craig's Saab C900 Site wrote: >> >> good, but remember regular silicone hose can't be used for things like >> crankcase breather lines as the fuel vapour will attack the silicone. >Excellent point. And something I know from bitter experience. What, though, is >the right material for the crankcase breather lines? You need a type of silicone hose called flouro-lined silicone which has some sort of additional treatment to make it capable of carrying crankcase gases, etc. containing hydrocarbon and combustion product vapours. It's available, but nowhere near as commonly as the standard silicone hose is. Regards, Craig. -- Craig's Saab C900 Page at | Craig's Classic Saab Workshop - Sydney .au | and other URL's Email: | For Saab 99/C900/9000 Enthusiasts World-Wide! Alternate: | Web-forums, galleries, library, links, etc.

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