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Re: [T3] Heater hoses

I had already called one NAPA store here in Indianapolis and the guy said they don't make it, but after your response, I called another and they have it.  I sometimes think these guys are just too lazy or ???? to find the things people ask for!  Thanks.  


----- Original Message -----
From: "Daryl Koch" <pbulman@nycap.rr.com>
To: type3@vwtype3.org
Subject: Re: [T3] Heater hoses
Date: Mon, 27 Jun 2005 14:11:06 -0400

> NAPA does carry 60mm x 18" long carb. preheater hose.  I got some a month
> ago.
> Daryl - 72SB
> nal Message -----
> From: "D Ruesch" <druesch@lycos.com>
> To: <type3@vwtype3.org>
> Sent: Monday, June 27, 2005 10:56 AM
> Subject: [T3] Heater hoses
> > I'm looking for the hoses that run from the heat exchangers to the fresh
> air mixer boxes. I understand they're unavailable but that carburetor
> pre-heater hoses will work.  I've tried about five auto parts stores and
> nobody has 60mm (2-3/8") hoses.  I also read in the vwtype3 archive that
> hardware stores have some flexible aluminum pipe that will work.  I have
> been to about six hardware stores (Lowes, Menards, Home Depot and others)
> and none of them have it in a size that will work.  So far I've spent about
> 8 hours looking and am starting to wonder if I will have to make my own.
> Anybody have a suggestion?  The guy at an auto parts store told me that some
> trucks may require pre-heater hoses this size, but I've been unable to find
> any.
> >
> >
> >
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