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    DIY dress-up kit

    what diameter/gauge of wire loom & silicone hose to i need to deck out my engine bay? how much length do i need?

    -thx.

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    This is what I used, and had some leftovers. I don't have exact measurements, but it's less than the contents of this.

    1995 VR4 Coupe

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    damn the work internet blocking pics

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    10 ft - 3mm
    5 ft - 6mm
    2 ft - 10mm

    350* heat resistant, if that makes any difference

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    and loom? 3/8"? 1/2"? 3/4"

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    I hope you are using black loom as the colored stuff looks really tacky.

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    undecided. i may very well go with black. loom isn't something i'd need while doing the build (unlike silicone hose) so i'll hold off and see how it looks & then make a decision.

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    be careful with the silicon tubing, most of it is too cheap and thin and collapses under heat and vacuum.

    use this if it doesn't; need to be purple:

    Silicone Boost Vacuum Hose

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    If you want some hose let me know I can throw it in with your order before it ships, the stuff we have is the best I have ever seen, very flexible, doesn't collapse, and is easy to install but still holds very tight, its made by the same company that makes our couplers. Plus its only $1 per ft.

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    And for loom go black, it just doesn't look right in any other color.

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