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servo tubing

PostPost by: William2 » Fri Jul 11, 2014 4:12 pm

Is it acceptable to use rubber servo hose for the whole length from the servo to the engine manifold or should you use nylon pipe?
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PostPost by: Galwaylotus » Fri Jul 11, 2014 5:25 pm

I find fuel hose makes a good vacuum hose as it's reinforced and doesn't collapse.
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PostPost by: vernon.taylor » Sun Jul 13, 2014 1:20 pm


I used a short length of silicon hose from the metal pipe to the servo - about 20cm. Works fine, but I'm not sure I would use it for the whole length - it's quite supple so could possibly collapse. Reinforced-type fuel hose should be fine.


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