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Charge Pipe to Turbo Hose

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by Eddie S3, Jan 23, 2014.

  1. Eddie S3
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    Does anyone have a part number for the oem hose?
    I've had this fitted Forge Motorsport | Alloy Fabrication
    But now part of it has melted away and the jubilee clip won't stay on anymore under boost
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    Have you got a relentless manifold fitted at all?

    OE hose is twice the price of a forge one btw...

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    Nope just a standard mani, Ahh i see..I'll probably just order the forge one again then. Did me well for two years
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    Ah k... relentless will melt it for sure lol....

    I have heard of the Forge ones de laminating before but generally speaking it should last a bit longer than than two years... you still need to use the OE heat wrap if you have it as this will help..

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    Two years from a "high temperature resistant flourosilicone compound" product?! That doesn't sound right?!
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    kwistof South East Events Moderator Regional Rep

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    I'd email Forge or the place you purchased the hose from and get it replaced
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    Ill fitting or **** jubilees eat into these, all it takes is it to pop off a few times, then they never stop on..
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    I've emailed them yesterday but not had a reply from them.
    Heat wrap has always been round it also
    Heres a couple of photos

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    Phoned forge motorsport and sent them the pictures..
    New one is being sent out today thumbup.gif
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    Lol- I did the same earlier actually as I wanted to know what happens if my current Forge products failed and he said the same dude - free replacement could get sent out.

    He did say it was very rare for that part to fail- so hopefully you won't have any issues with the new one :)
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    That's a good result, Eddie. Always worth an email!
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