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Turbo outlet hose
In August I replaced the turbo outlet hose due to a severe leak.  Installed a new hose from FOT.  Tonight the new hose ruptured with a loud pop.  Unable to make any pressure so I had to replace on the side of I-10 just west of Sierra Blanca, Tx. ...

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Re: Turbo outlet hose
Reply #1
Bummer.  This is not good news to me, cuz I think I am still running the original factory installed hoses from 1993.  :o

Wonder if your BIGGER newer engine runs a lot more boost pressure than our little C8.3...I don't have a boost gauge.

Thinking I...

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Re: Turbo outlet hose
Reply #2
My boost runs about 31 psi

  • John44
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Reply #3
Think Foretravel should dump that 12 year old stock,and as I posted previously,try siliconehose.com,newer then 12 years.

  • John Haygarth
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Re: Turbo outlet hose
Reply #4
I still have originals on too and my boost is regularily around 33 due to Banks. Has to be faulty for sure that they sold you.
JohnH

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Re: Turbo outlet hose
Reply #5
The gap between the piping factors in too,a one inch gap has more stress than a 1/4 inch gap,every coach is different.