Goodyear Himiler Hoses

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  1. fixthedoor

    fixthedoor Well-Known Member

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    Does anyone have experience with the goodyear hoses?

    I am installing a new radiator and water pump. In the process I plan on installing new hoses so I have one less thing to worry about. I have read about them on various retail websites, but I have never talked with anyone about whether these things are worth the price.
     
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    ryclef331 Well-Known Member

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    My stockers have 135,000 on them....I'm sure ANYTHING new is just fine.
     
  3. fixthedoor

    fixthedoor Well-Known Member

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    I'm sure they are just fine too, but they cost $90 a set, compared to about $25 for the same hoses from a parts house. I was just was curious what would be gained by spending the extra cash. My car is the same as yours, 125 tho on the od with the original hoses, I just figure I might as well replace them since I am doing this other work.
     
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    I don't see any other benefit than getting a hose but in color. I don't want to pay $90 for a hose that cost 3 times less at a parts store. Have you looked at the chrome piece that replaces the hose. I've seen it on several foxes.
     
  5. fixthedoor

    fixthedoor Well-Known Member

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    Are you talking about the ones that are a flex hose?
     
  6. Nacho

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    no, I've seen solid pipes that are pre bent. like I said, i've only seen them on foxes, not sure on sns.