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do Silicone Radiator Hoses make a difference?

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Old 02-14-2007, 03:04 AM
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i was reading some guy's mods for his accord and he says he has
~OBX Racing Silicone Radiator Hoses~
 
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Old 02-14-2007, 09:02 PM
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like 19accord97 said, they look pretty but don't do much (if anything) else...
 
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I was under the impression that they were a bit more durable than standard hoses but I don't know if it's enough to offset the cost difference.
 
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yeah, they look like they last longer than OEM ones?
 
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Yeah, they do make a difference. They transfer heat better and do last longer then oem parts. I don't know about OBX ones, although I was looking at the set myself on ebay. But why do you think a pair of silicone samco hoses for an accord is $240 sure not for just to look cool?
 
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why do neon kits cost up to 1000 bux? to look cool... silicone hoses are no better than the OEM... they just look cool...
 
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the hoses on my 94 accord are still the oem ones....yeah the car is 14 years old :P
 
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