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Post by philhoward » Tue Oct 08, 2019 5:37 pm

ard126k wrote:
Tue Oct 08, 2019 5:26 pm
So all the cars have had their hoses replaced and the only ones that showed any cracks were ones without any fabric mesh moulded into the rubber. Coincidence??
Luck, I think.

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Post by JoeySully » Tue Oct 08, 2019 7:11 pm

I have seen some fail with fabric woven into the rubber and ones with fabric on the outside too

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Post by Laters » Tue Oct 08, 2019 10:26 pm

We just had to change a piece of fabric covered fuel hose fitted at a guess when the car was made.
Not fitted to the scimitar but still from the early 1990's.
Pipe looked ok and there was no visible drips/wetness but it stank.
After removing the pipe and replacing it the pipe was cut along its length & it was shocking to see the state of the rubber.
Quite how it was holding petrol without any visible leaks I will never know.
Now got to change all the rubber fuel pipes on the car as no doubt they will be all heading the same way.


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