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Samco hoses, are they worth it?

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by ianhg, Feb 13, 2005.

  1. ianhg

    ianhg Member

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    Hey
    i have noticed twice this week the s3 i have will sometimes hesitate thru the rev range above about 4750rpm when i accelerate hard.could this be the collapsing intake pipe i have heard about? if so do the samco hoses make any difference?
     
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  3. Danielson

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    well i got em on my a4, and all i can say is get them, it aint gona hurt, im pretty sure mine pulls harder over 4.5k, and u get a little more whoosh noise which cant b bad, plus they look good
     
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    jcs356 Brum brum

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    I had the problem on mine as proven by the rolling road at QST post rechip. The Samcos definitely fixed it. An added bonus is they brighten up the engine bay!
     
  5. dickys3

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    What year is your S3 Ian? I'm sure only it was only early S3's that had this problem.
     
  6. ianhg

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    its the last of the 210 versions. 2002
     
  7. PaulRS3

    PaulRS3 Well-Known Member

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    hose collapse happened on my 2003 S3,

    samco solved the problem.
     
  8. Ryanc

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    I posted that i occasionally get this and i have a samco fitted ,i believe it's management or dv related.
     
  9. pazaz

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    Is it worth just changing the intake pipe to overcome this hose collapse syndrome?

    If so how much is this particular pipe and how easy is it to fit?
     
  10. hopper

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    i no all you guys have s3 but does any1 no of a kit to fit the a3 tsport as nobody lists them, do golf kit fit or ideas welcomed
     
  11. Drill

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    hopper,
    Forge is sending me a Golf kit for my ARX 1.8T. Once I get it / fit it, I'll let you know if it works /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/crazy.gif

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  12. hopper

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    yeah cheers mate
     

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