[T3] Brake hose?

Jim Adney jadney at VWType3.org
Sat Nov 12 08:18:44 PST 2016

Thanks, Soren. I find that most people who have the 7 mm stuff now 
say that it's only available in black now. The 5 mm stuff seems to 
come in green from several places, but I wonder if, like the 7 mm 
stuff, modern production only comes in black.

On 12 Nov 2016 at 0:40, Soren Jacobsen wrote:

> > On Nov 11, 2016, at 10:33 PM, Jim Adney <jadney at vwtype3.org> wrote:
> > 
> > VW used special hose to make the various interconnects between the 
> > brake fluid reservoir and the master cylinder. Early cars used 5 mm 
> > ID hose, but VW changed to 7 mm ID hose that was blue in mid-'67. I 
> > can buy the late stuff, but I haven't found a source for the early 
> > hose.
> > 
> > What color was the early hose?
> All the stuff I've seen has been green.  I've heard that it was originally black, though.
> > Does anyone know of a source? Or what do you use?
> It's easy to find (in short sections, anyway), since Bugs used the same stuff.  I've bought hose from Wolfsbürg West a couple times in the past: http://www.wolfsburgwest.com/cart/DetailsList.cfm?ID=113611801A
> Soren
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Jim Adney, jadney at vwtype3.org
Madison, Wisconsin, USA

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