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Apart from TPS or Dealer can i get this elsewhere cheaper? Vacuum Line w/check valve

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by DaveA3, Aug 22, 2011.

  1. DaveA3

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    euro car parts? use the 25% off n this forum .Or gsf ?
     
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    hmm not on either on those.

    its 50 odd quid from stealer seems a bit excessive.

    i bought the boost kit from ebay (not this one but i cant get on ebay at work. same pipes though) but i dont think that pipe is in there.

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    Syvo IF IN DOUBT GO FLAT OUT

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    the valve is a one way valve for the brake vacum im sure the piping you could just get any silicone piping all you would need is the one way brake vacum valve, can i ask why you need this as you already have it on your car.
     
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    it works ok but its a bit soft when it gets hot and braking becomes less sharp. my mechanic said because its quite soft after intense breaking it kinda collapses and braking becomes less effective. wanted a stronger permanent solution to my current bodge. Especially since its brake vacuum
     
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    Yeh its the vacuum feed to the servo, the original line is hard plastic to stop it collapsing, large bore silicone hose will just flatten unless its properly reinforced, and i guess yours isnt.

    If you dont want to spend the 50quid, then get some properly reinforced hose and use that instead. High pressure fuel hose will probably do the job.
     
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    Dave that part number comes up as £28.72 inc vat on my system?
     
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    oh really? thats not bad mate. Can you hook me up?
     
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    Yeah i could get you it cheaper but its getting it from me in Bedford :p
     
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    you goin bucks vag meet end of the month? i could pop down (was gonna anyway)
     
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    Nope i shant be there. Decorating sadly lol
     
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    boooo cars over decorating man!
     
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    Rather save my fuel aswell as its like over 40 mile round trip for 2 hours of standing around lol.
     

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