From digest.v7.n1416 Tue Mar 31 11:12:57 1998
From: "Steve D'Gerolamo" <steved3_at_idt.net>
Date: Tue, 31 Mar 1998 07:41:02 -0500
Subject: Fwd: Fischer SS hoses
I just received a shipment of Fischer stainless steel hoses and they're
much nicer than the cheaper ones I used to buy domestically. All fittings
are installed with a 130 ton press. Fischer is the only European hose with
If you''ve got a set of Fischer or Stillen hoses with banjo fittings,
please refer to the info below. The Fischer hoses came in quite a bit
cheaper than the Stillen (Goodridge) hoses here in the states. SD .
Subject: Fischer SS hoses
Regarding the torque requirements for the banjo bolts, I got the following
information from Fischer. First, the banjo bolts should be torqued with a
torque wrench setting of 17 - 25 Nm, rather towards 20 Nm to avoid breakage
of the Aluminium washers.
Aluminium washers are a must, no substitutes !!!
Fischer hoses fulfill the US norm FMVSS 106, maybe look into it from a
DOT standpoint but what i have been told is that they are absolutely
legal in the States.
Steve D'Gerolamo - The Ultimate Garage
201-262-0412 / steved3_at_idt.net / http://www.ultimategarage.com
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