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Old 01-05-2012, 07:09 PM   #11
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Joined: Apr 2007
Location: Central Coast,Ca
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Abrasive cut off wheel

Just got through making some AN12 hose oil cooler lines for my STI and used a peanut gridner with a 3 inch cut off wheel. Wrap the area to be cut with packing tape (or some other strong tape) - the cut off wheel makes a nice clean cut - but lots of debris in the hose. Blew it out and washed it out with solvent and paper plugs till it came out clean.
You might be able to do it with a dremel - but I think you will go through a least a couple of cut off wheels.RegardsRegards,
Originally Posted by Grayjet View Post
Say, I have a few stupid questions for those that have done the mod. Do you trim the 3 foot hose section down to something shorter? If so, what is the preferred method of cutting a steel braided hose? I have a Dremel and am not afraid to use it! Where do you guys route the hose?

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