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Re: oil filter hoses

To: tsmit@home.com, jamesbrt@mindspring.com
Subject: Re: oil filter hoses
From: BlueGolfer@aol.com
Date: Wed, 25 Jul 2001 08:19:58 EDT
In a message dated 7/24/01 11:09:10 PM Eastern Daylight Time, tsmit@home.com 

> f you take your hoses to a hydraulics place make sure they understand it's 
> for
>  an engine oiling system and not hydraulics, so they use the correct ID 
> or
>  greater) fittings and hose. A friend went the same route, didn't think to 
> check
>  the hose and fittings ID, and ended up with insufficient oil flow for the
>  bearing
I tried this route and the hoses the shop made were so stiff there were not 
able to be bent into the required configuration, so I ended up trashing them 
and going with the shortey oil filter (which on my car is a pain to change 
due to interference with the suspension. - anyone else have this problem with 
the shortey?)


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