How do the different types of rubber hoses and their fittings compare, price
wise, to Aeroquip or Earl's (Holly)?
Still in Hickory, NC
From: Doug Odom <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Jul 10, 2005 8:53 PM
Subject: Re: Braided Hose
Bill, I have plumbed the last couple of circle track cars with the
Fragola Push Lite fittings and hose. They are the highest quality and
best non braided hoses I have used. Just wonder if anyone else is using
them. Doug Odom in big ditch
>Braided hose is traditional and impressive-looking, but a lot of people
>prefer Aeroquip blue hose with push-on fittings from Speedway Motors.
>Elmo Gillette told me about it and it works fine for me. Anybody else
>here use it? The barbed fittings are hard to push the hose onto, but
>they never leaked for me.
>I tried the Aeroquip braided hose and it was very tough to get the
>fittings onto it. Plus, it seemed that the extremely tight fittings
>tended to destroy the inner rubber liner of the hose. But maybe that
>was my fault someway, who knows. Ardun Bill