Ford Focus Forum, Ford Focus ST Forum, Ford Focus RS Forum - View Single Post - Duratec Intake Manifold Removal and PCV hose replacement
View Single Post
Old 09-27-2011, 01:20 PM   #57
exploring/carolina
Focus Jr. Enthusiast
 
exploring/carolina's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Fan#: 84418
Location: Denver, NC
What I Drive: 2004 White ZX3

Posts: 38
Points 169, Level 3
Points: 169, Level: 3 Points: 169, Level: 3 Points: 169, Level: 3
Level Up 38% Completed
Level up: 38% Level up: 38% Level up: 38%
Forum Activity 0%
Activity: 0% Activity: 0% Activity: 0%
FF Reputation: 5 exploring/carolina Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (0)
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.
__________________
Bill
2004 ZX3 2.3L 5 speed-Sold
exploring/carolina is offline  
    Reply With Quote