VW suppliers selling poor qaulity fuel line, Petition

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Re: VW suppliers selling poor qaulity fuel line, Petition

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Keep the names together:

Andrew Read (readyboy61)
Nick Moss (Malum)
Richard Shackleton (8 8US)
Tom Bailey (tombailey77)
Menace (SSVC President)
Nigel Allister (nige1171)
Nick McLaren (mclarni)
Martin Salt (vw-mk1)
Trevor Bailey (Samba63)
Brian Thompson (bleedingmoody)
Steve Maddison (Maddison)
Jake Shuttleworth (Sooty)
Mark Fereday (markfer)
Simon Spencer (SpennysSplitty)
Lee Eversley (da Empster)
Jonny McCall (JonnyCJ)
Mark Parker (funkyfreakapotomus)
Grant Kennaird (Gruntilla)
Mark Boardman (splitscreendreammachine)
Colin Nicol (cocobus)
Al Kinmg (X-F1)[/quote]
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Yep add me Barry Howells (bar)

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readyboy61 wrote:Keep the names together:

Andrew Read (readyboy61)
Nick Moss (Malum)
Richard Shackleton (8 8US)
Tom Bailey (tombailey77)
Menace (SSVC President)
Nigel Allister (nige1171)
Nick McLaren (mclarni)
Martin Salt (vw-mk1)
Trevor Bailey (Samba63)
Brian Thompson (bleedingmoody)
Steve Maddison (Maddison)
Jake Shuttleworth (Sooty)
Mark Fereday (markfer)
Simon Spencer (SpennysSplitty)
Lee Eversley (da Empster)
Jonny McCall (JonnyCJ)
Mark Parker (funkyfreakapotomus)
Grant Kennaird (Gruntilla)
Mark Boardman (splitscreendreammachine)
Colin Nicol (cocobus)
Al Kinmg (X-F1)
Mark gamble (gams69s)[/quote]
Murray Richards(Marvelwear)


Its just not right for anyone to supply sub standard fuel pipe to anyone knowingly!
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Count me in on this, i'm added to the bottom :) As said above fair play to machine7 :cyclopsani:


Keep the names together:

Andrew Read (readyboy61)
Nick Moss (Malum)
Richard Shackleton (8 8US)
Tom Bailey (tombailey77)
Menace (SSVC President)
Nigel Allister (nige1171)
Nick McLaren (mclarni)
Martin Salt (vw-mk1)
Trevor Bailey (Samba63)
Brian Thompson (bleedingmoody)
Steve Maddison (Maddison)
Jake Shuttleworth (Sooty)
Mark Fereday (markfer)
Simon Spencer (SpennysSplitty)
Lee Eversley (da Empster)
Jonny McCall (JonnyCJ)
Mark Parker (funkyfreakapotomus)
Grant Kennaird (Gruntilla)
Mark Boardman (splitscreendreammachine)
Colin Nicol (cocobus)
Al Kinmg (X-F1)[/quote]
Mark gamble (gams69s)[/quote]
Murray Richards(Marvelwear)
Paul Curran (lowbug)
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Count me in. Ron @. VW Endangered Species ltd.

It's a shame we can't do more, so many of us have said in the past about poor quality but had to bite our tongues and get on with it......is this the start of the fight back!! :bounce:
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vwJim wrote:Anyone ever seen a spec' number written on the side of the braided type?
At Karmann Konnection we also noticed that the 'regular' hose wasn't lasting so we also looked into it and now stock the best quality braided hose that we (I) could find.

It has a 'Din' number printed on it, not sure if thats a spec number or not, it's quite hard to read but I think says 73379-B, it also has 7,0x12,0 (we also do it in 5mm), 27/09 (the date it was made?) and 106368

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Andrew Read (readyboy61)
Nick Moss (Malum)
Richard Shackleton (8 8US)
Tom Bailey (tombailey77)
Menace (SSVC President)
Nigel Allister (nige1171)
Nick McLaren (mclarni)
Martin Salt (vw-mk1)
Trevor Bailey (Samba63)
Brian Thompson (bleedingmoody)
Steve Maddison (Maddison)
Jake Shuttleworth (Sooty)
Mark Fereday (markfer)
Simon Spencer (SpennysSplitty)
Lee Eversley (da Empster)
Jonny McCall (JonnyCJ)
Mark Parker (funkyfreakapotomus)
Grant Kennaird (Gruntilla)
Mark Boardman (splitscreendreammachine)
Colin Nicol (cocobus)
Al Kinmg (X-F1)[/quote]
Mark gamble (gams69s)[/quote]
Murray Richards(Marvelwear)
Paul Curran (lowbug)
Keith Rose (coleman Keith)
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Andrew Read (readyboy61)
Nick Moss (Malum)
Richard Shackleton (8 8US)

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Finally added name to bottom

Andrew Read (readyboy61)
Nick Moss (Malum)
Richard Shackleton (8 8US)
Tom Bailey (tombailey77)
Menace (SSVC President)
Nigel Allister (nige1171)
Nick McLaren (mclarni)
Martin Salt (vw-mk1)
Trevor Bailey (Samba63)
Brian Thompson (bleedingmoody)
Steve Maddison (Maddison)
Jake Shuttleworth (Sooty)
Mark Fereday (markfer)
Simon Spencer (SpennysSplitty)
Lee Eversley (da Empster)
Jonny McCall (JonnyCJ)
Mark Parker (funkyfreakapotomus)
Grant Kennaird (Gruntilla)
Mark Boardman (splitscreendreammachine)
Colin Nicol (cocobus)
Al Kinmg (X-F1)[/quote]
Mark gamble (gams69s)[/quote]
Murray Richards(Marvelwear)
Paul Curran (lowbug)
Keith Rose (coleman Keith)
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Finally added name to bottom

Andrew Read (readyboy61)
Nick Moss (Malum)
Richard Shackleton (8 8US)
Tom Bailey (tombailey77)
Menace (SSVC President)
Nigel Allister (nige1171)
Nick McLaren (mclarni)
Martin Salt (vw-mk1)
Trevor Bailey (Samba63)
Brian Thompson (bleedingmoody)
Steve Maddison (Maddison)
Jake Shuttleworth (Sooty)
Mark Fereday (markfer)
Simon Spencer (SpennysSplitty)
Lee Eversley (da Empster)
Jonny McCall (JonnyCJ)
Mark Parker (funkyfreakapotomus)
Grant Kennaird (Gruntilla)
Mark Boardman (splitscreendreammachine)
Colin Nicol (cocobus)
Al Kinmg (X-F1)[/quote]
Mark gamble (gams69s)[/quote]
Murray Richards(Marvelwear)
Paul Curran (lowbug)
Keith Rose (coleman Keith)
Aaron Blake (Ziggy)
Steve Williams (sjtw)
Steve

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Andrew Read (readyboy61)
Nick Moss (Malum)
Richard Shackleton (8 8US)
Tom Bailey (tombailey77)
Menace (SSVC President)
Nigel Allister (nige1171)
Nick McLaren (mclarni)
Martin Salt (vw-mk1)
Trevor Bailey (Samba63)
Brian Thompson (bleedingmoody)
Steve Maddison (Maddison)
Jake Shuttleworth (Sooty)
Mark Fereday (markfer)
Simon Spencer (SpennysSplitty)
Lee Eversley (da Empster)
Jonny McCall (JonnyCJ)
Mark Parker (funkyfreakapotomus)
Grant Kennaird (Gruntilla)
Mark Boardman (splitscreendreammachine)
Colin Nicol (cocobus)
Al Kinmg (X-F1)
Simon Coldwell (Reggie)
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The problem I have found with ALL braided hose is that it is not possible to actually inspect the rubber hose for microfractures, the same as you would do for say a brake flexi, by simply bending it and looking closely on the outside of the bend for cracks showing degradation. For this reason I have not used braided hose for at least 10+ years, because the only time you know of a problem with braided is when the cloth has completely saturated and starts dripping, by then its too late.
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I wasn't aware of the ethanol issue until we went to the Breeze.

Something needs doing quickly to save anyone else losing their pride and joy.

Andrew Read (readyboy61)
Nick Moss (Malum)
Richard Shackleton (8 8US)
Tom Bailey (tombailey77)
Menace (SSVC President)
Nigel Allister (nige1171)
Nick McLaren (mclarni)
Martin Salt (vw-mk1)
Trevor Bailey (Samba63)
Brian Thompson (bleedingmoody)
Steve Maddison (Maddison)
Jake Shuttleworth (Sooty)
Mark Fereday (markfer)
Simon Spencer (SpennysSplitty)
Lee Eversley (da Empster)
Jonny McCall (JonnyCJ)
Mark Parker (funkyfreakapotomus)
Grant Kennaird (Gruntilla)
Mark Boardman (splitscreendreammachine)
Colin Nicol (cocobus)
Al Kinmg (X-F1)
Simon Coldwell (Reggie)
Tony Moore (Chunksta)

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