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Old 04-02-2011, 12:52 AM   #417
Muddler
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Location: Dardanup, Western Australia
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Originally Posted by SCflyer View Post


I cut into the fitted end of the #4 hose where it points to towards the engine and now it leaks a bit. May not be a worry but like things neat and...not leaking. The cost is about $17.00 so may order another but curious if anyone has replaced this hose with one from a yamahondazuki shop, autozone etc.
I split it using a dremel to get the "special tool required" hose clamp off to replace them with... the simpler ones shown on the fiche. Funny the ones I cut off aren't the ones they have here.

Thanks folks
any leak is definitely a problem
I marked my hose trying to fit my TT tank. Is that how you damaged yours?
I would like to replace my hoses with silicone hose to provide added protection against the hot header issue
Agree it would be interesting to know of any non-BMW hoses that might fit.....anyone??
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