Re: oil line question
> OK, I am lazy I admit it.
> I brought the 94 940 turbo into the garage for an oil change and looked
> under it.
> Looks like a typical car, however right at the oil filter mounting plate
> there are oil lines that go to (I guess) either a oil cooler or the turbo
> (or both?)
> looking on the us passanger side toward the front of the car some one put a
> simple rubber hose on the oil filter plate boss where I suppose a barb
> nipple holds it on with a hose clamp.
> This cheap set up filled me with considerable fear of long trips where the
> oil gets real hot swells the hose and ...god I dont even want to think of
> what might happen.
> Is a hose of SUITABLE quality whats suposta be there, or is there some steel
> pipe ting, or what?
Those hoses carry coolant not oil. If you're worried about them, buy
new ones, and new clamps too.
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