[DML] Re: brake servo hoses
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[DML] Re: brake servo hoses



Typical silicone hose may be to flexible for a brake booster 
application - it may collapse and cut off vacuum. Thus the reason for 
a rigid hose.

Harold McElraft - 3354



--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, Travis Graham <tgraham@...> wrote:
>
> My brake servo vacuum hoses are looking bad; especially now that  
> they've been disconnected (with significant effort) from the parts  
> that they attach to.  I have some good silicone vacuum hose lying  
> around that will fit, but have to wonder: is there a reason (other  
> than being 26 years old) that these original vacuum hoses are so  
> tough?  Will regular vacuum hose work in this application or would  
> that be asking for trouble when it becomes time to test the brakes?
> 
> Thanks!
> Travis Graham
>




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