: little green hoses on crossover????



H-Dmechanic
09-01-10, 08:51 AM
can anyone tell me where i can get the two little green hoses for the cross over? is it just bought from a bulk roll or are these pre packaged parts from a manufact.?

ewill3rd
09-01-10, 08:55 AM
From GM they come in a little baggie, pre-cut and ready to go.
Not sure about the part number. Not sure if someone makes them in bulk.

H-Dmechanic
09-01-10, 10:48 AM
now can i use regular heater hose? im not sure if there was a mistake but the local dealer said they are 40 a piece for those two little guys is that correct?
also anyone have a part number?

Submariner409
09-01-10, 11:28 AM
now can i use regular heater hose? im not sure if there was a mistake but the local dealer said they are 40 a piece for those two little guys is that correct?
also anyone have a part number?

They're silicone hoses to deal with exhaust manifold radiated heat (supposedly) and vibration.

Snoop around in www.gmpartsgiant.com ( Engine; Front end, sheet metal, heater) or www.rockauto.com, or if no joy there, call Luke in Parts at Lindsay Cadillac, over there >>>>>

tateos
09-01-10, 02:46 PM
I have used regular heater hose for years, with no problems. Rock Auto does sell the correct 3/4" silicone hose, Gates 26242 for $6.59 per foot, but you have to buy 25 feet and you only need two 3" pieces. Maybe you could find that hose, cut to length, at a local full service old school type auto parts store like a NAPA store, but like I wrote, I have used the regular black heater hose with no issues so far.

Krashed989
09-01-10, 06:29 PM
Carquest has it by the foot... The thing is it's expensive. When I checked it was $30 for 1 foot.

RippyPartsDept
09-01-10, 08:16 PM
green hose part number and oem pricing:
http://www.cadillacforums.com/forums/cadillac-seville-cadillac-eldorado-forum/208930-i-started-coolant-crossover-reseal-today.html#post2350527

see also discussion of the hose further up that thread

Ranger
09-01-10, 10:06 PM
From what I hear $30/Ft is cheap for never having to go in and replace it again.

RippyPartsDept
09-01-10, 10:34 PM
johnny kannapo says napa near him has it for $1.10/inch http://www.cadillacforums.com/forums/cadillac-seville-cadillac-eldorado-forum/208930-i-started-coolant-crossover-reseal-today.html#post2350657
that's $13.20/ft

dgschwartz@oh.rr.com
09-09-10, 09:30 AM
I have changed that little green hose so a agree with Ranger.The hardest part is breaking the old hose loose because there is no room to work and sliding the clamps off.

johnny kannapo
09-10-10, 11:25 AM
johnny kannapo says napa near him has it for $1.10/inch http://www.cadillacforums.com/forums/cadillac-seville-cadillac-eldorado-forum/208930-i-started-coolant-crossover-reseal-today.html#post2350657
that's $13.20/ft The $1.10 per inch is a "ballpark number" I paid $12.99+tx for a foot at NAPA. I have almost 4" that was unneeded after R & R the 3 related hoses.

RippyPartsDept
09-10-10, 02:30 PM
yeah, still beats the heck out of the OEM pricing though

johnny kannapo
09-10-10, 03:22 PM
I have changed that little green hose so a agree with Ranger.The hardest part is breaking the old hose loose because there is no room to work and sliding the clamps off.
If you loosen the clamps almost all the way & slide them down the steel tube in back out of the way,

then with a razor knife slice the entire length if the hose linearly,

then you can push it out of the way with a screwdriver or similar tool.

To move the EGR tube out of the way may open things up some.

n2dliteprod
03-24-11, 04:58 PM
I have a question to add. I got the green hose off. What is the best way to get it back on?

Ranger
03-25-11, 12:22 AM
With great difficulty.

Sorry I can't be of more help. GM used a silicone hose because of it's durability and difficulty to replace.

AJxtcman
03-25-11, 03:24 PM
?????
This is what I have in my spread sheet. This should be MSRP
Green Hose = 1639094 = $18.37

RippyPartsDept
03-25-11, 03:42 PM
Correct

johnny kannapo
03-25-11, 06:35 PM
If you lube 1 hose with spray lube or coolant slip it on the steel line furthest back all 3" so the end if the tube shows, all the way, out of the way. Then mount & fasten the x-over and slide it back over onto manifold nipple.

The silicone hose will slip & slide nicely (better than a rubber) back for you to mate the steel tube to the x-over nipple.

Dont forget to trap the 2 clamps on before positioning the X-over, then the hose in place & orient them correctly to get tool access for the clamp, its kinda close quarters down there.

http://i826.photobucket.com/albums/zz183/billytheshoe/303960e3.jpg?t=1301088822

Its a real good Idea to have the double band clamps or the worm drive slots will cut the expensive little hoses basically trashing them.

The outer hose can be put the steel line thats loose about a foot or so long & easily pushed on.

Be careful with the EGR convoluted tube that can be distorted out of round causing a difficult alignment to seat fasten.

RippyPartsDept
06-28-11, 11:44 AM
had to look into this generic green hose today and poked my napa guy to look hard (he initially told me he didn't stock it)

the Napa part number is H506 in case anyone needs to get some in the future that will make it easier to find when they tell you they don't have the 'green silicone heater hose'

vincentm
06-28-11, 11:53 AM
I hate that hose, it's an unholy bitch to work on.