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    Samco hose

    Hv seen few of the guys here changing their stock hose to samco hose.
    What are the benefits?

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    Looks cool. I needed to replace a couple hoses after a crash, so I decided on bling to replace them
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    Quote Originally Posted by aprilia_rsv4 View Post
    Hv seen few of the guys here changing their stock hose to samco hose.
    What are the benefits?
    Higher operating temperature, longer lasting, generally don't crack or split

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    Quote Originally Posted by hdtech View Post
    Higher operating temperature, longer lasting, generally don't crack or split
    That's the sales pitch we give our wives. The reality is that you likely won't own the bike long enough for the OEM hoses to crack. Plus, MC engines don't suffer in a hot-box like auto engines do.

    So.... bling. Yeah, that's primarily it.
    Last edited by slothfryk; 04-07-2012 at 08:20 PM.

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    Samco hose

    No apparent advantage, only that the oem hose clamps distort the clamped area and make re-using the standard hoses difficult as they tend to leak.

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    C'mon, everyone knows red hoses are faster...
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    the red colour absorbs far infra red radiation ionising the water in the coolant mixture which gives you bike 10hp extra and the 'balance band' effect which makes it impossible to crash

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    oh and yes i do have a set on my bike

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    Now THAT was good!

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    My RED Samco hoses turn my hot coolant into Artic cool water. They increase HP by 5 for each hose added too. If you do ever need to remove the hoses the Samco will be much easier and not crack like the stock stuff. Its mainly a cool look thing that will have people thinking you have more serious internal work done.
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    Quote Originally Posted by slrkappa View Post
    that will have people thinking you have more serious internal work done.
    not sure I want people thinking that about me

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    The 851 started to leak coolant out of one of the stock hoses so I had blue Samco hoses installed. I am not sure if the bike runs cooler or if I shaved a few ounces off the bike but it sure as hell made my wallet lighter.
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