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what can i replace vacumm hoses with, specifically the temp vac hose from the fuel line to the air box. also i have a loud vibration when the car is going over 30 mph when the steering wheel is at dead center. vibration increases when im turning to the right. any ideas?????
 

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Vac hoses are still sold by the meter at dealerships. Reasonably expensive. You can use any kind of tube as long as it is rigid enough not to cave in upon suction.
Have you had your wheels aligned? Could lbe alignment, wheel balancing. That's my guess of most-likely.
 

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Re: vac hoses (St1rno1)

alignment just determines tire wear. and wheel balancing...forgot about that.
although if they tires where out of balance it wouldnt matter which direction you were going. So i stick with a more mechanical problem
 

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Re: vac hoses (jpfotograf)

I bought 15 feet of vacuum hose at my local auto parts store for less than $5. Just bring in one of the hoses so you get the right inside diameter. As for the wheel balancing, I agree with Jezztor. I had a similar problem and it went away when I rotated my fronts to the rears. Always check the most simple shiit first. http://****************.com/smile/emthup.gif
 

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Re: vac hoses (jpfotograf)

Quote, originally posted by jpfotograf »
alignment just determines tire wear. and wheel balancing...forgot about that.
although if they tires where out of balance it wouldnt matter which direction you were going. So i stick with a more mechanical problem

If you have crazy toe angles, you're going to have one wheel pointing inwards while the other is straight, that is going to great a vibration for sure, if not wheel hop at higher speeds. When turning to only one side, that wheel can give crazy vibration for sure. My money is still on my original two.
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could it be the power steering, or shock or strut. ive also got a really crappy exhaust mani and d pipe. could it be those?? ill check the wheen ****te

Never worked on powersteering but I am 99.89% sure it is not that. I don't see why the shock or strut would cause a vibration if they at least looked like they're intact. Check the bushing on top your suspension towers to see if they're not totally stuffed. Take the caps off them and turn your wheel each way when you're parked, and note their relative "raise". That could be a good indicator too.
 
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