04-07-2012, 05:38 PM #1
Throttle body hose popping off - Best clamp?
I had a great day at the lake today, topping out at 75 with the mods below when all of a sudden I lost power and heard a very loud supercharger whine. I looked under the seat and saw that the hose to the throttle body had popped off. It didn't take long to put it back on and everything ran fine after I put it back on, but I want to make sure that it doesn't happen again. Would a t-clamp fix that issue and if so, what size would I need? Is there anything else I might look at that can prevent that from happening again?
04-07-2012, 05:49 PM #2
04-07-2012, 06:15 PM #3
ok Adam, I'll bite..what the hell is an AWAB clamb? Why not t bolt?
04-07-2012, 06:25 PM #4
Smooth band clamp...got it. You gotta talk english to us dumb hillbillies..lol. Around here we would use bailin' wire and blue goo
04-07-2012, 06:26 PM #5
Clean it real good, then spray the mating sufaces with hairspray.
This tip is brought to you by Tony Manero.
04-07-2012, 07:15 PM #6
Smooth Band Hose Clamps have no perforations and a smooth inside cover to prolong the life of your hose. AWAB SS Hose clamps are designed to provide high clamping force. They will reliably continue to develop a 360į sealing force around the hose when tightened and can be reused many times thanks to the high quality design.
Made from 316 Stainless Steel
Rolled band edges to eliminate the risk of damage to the hose
The inside of the band is smooth not perforated
These clamps have excellent shape retention
Designed to be immune to vibration back off
Designed to be used in environments with a high risk of corrosion
Alloy 316 Stainless Steel is an exceptionally corrosion resistant stainless steel alloy with properties that make it ideal for use in corrosive environments.
Most other 300-series stainless alloys are just Chrome-Nickel alloys, but 316 has 3% Molybdenum added. This added alloying element increases its resistance to crevice corrosion and stress-cracking corrosion, and reduces its ability to be magnetized. 316 stainless is an ideal material for marine, chemical, wastewater, and other harsh environments. The higher cost of the material is more than offset by significantly longer service life and a negligible failure rate.
04-07-2012, 07:20 PM #7
These Adam? http://www.mcmaster.com/#standard-hose-clamps/=h0b56h We use these on cars that see 45-50 lbs of boost and have never had one pop off...AND you'll never crush a pipe like a tbolt clamp will..
04-07-2012, 07:24 PM #8
04-07-2012, 07:30 PM #9
04-07-2012, 08:59 PM #10
So is this the clamp that I would need to get for the throttle body? Would it be smart to change the clamp from the supercharger at the same time?
Users Browsing this Thread
There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)
By faslodex in forum Sea Doo Open DiscussionReplies: 16Last Post: 01-03-2013, 05:09 PM
By Mothman in forum 4-Tec PerformanceReplies: 25Last Post: 07-06-2011, 08:51 PM
By Kaybat in forum 4-Tec PerformanceReplies: 9Last Post: 04-23-2010, 11:12 PM
By 77jonboy in forum MSX/MatrixReplies: 6Last Post: 09-16-2009, 11:10 PM