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Old 09-27-2011, 12:20 PM   #57
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Finally decided to replace the PCV hose with a smaller ID, $11, sturdy heater hose for a Toyota Pickup, Gates 18423, about 1/2" ID hose. The OEM hose is about 5/8" ID. Will install a new PCV valve and leave the PCV system functioning as intended.

OEM hose next to the Toyota hose:

Toyota hose cut to size:

Smaller ID hose installed on the intake manifold using
K & N air filter seal grease:

Will be cleaning parts for the rest of the afternoon and hope to install the intake manifold tomorrow.
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