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turbo water hoses
Ricky03 Offline
Senior Member
#1
Where can I get the red waterline hoses that connect the turbo waterlines on a 88 TC ? The two that are about 1/4" and 4" long. Can't seam to find any around here.
88TC :5 speed swap,255 walbo fuel pump, 3" down pipe with 2 1/2"duals, Ported upper and lower intake, ported E-6, Kiben adjustable fuel pressure regulator,T-3 turbo,Forge BPV,Steeda Tri-x shifter,Autometer gauges,Racer Walsh stage #2 cam, Spec stage 3 clutch,Stinger FMIC
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turbotbirdguy79 Offline
Senior Member
#2
I think I found my hose by searching on here.
1988 Tc,SC50(.63),Bosch BPV,Coolingmist methanol injection activated at 10 psi,FMS big valve 1.89/1.59 head,a234,ported E6,ported lower and upper intake,Gillis,3"downpipe,3"exaust,Kirbin AFPR,255 HP LPH pump,Racer Walsh adj cam pully 2* advanced*,K&N cone,MSD Blaster,autolite 103 plugs,T5 swap,3.73s,shifter,Centerforce stage 2 clutch,motorcraft tuneup.
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tps87turbo Offline
Posting Freak
#3
They are discontinues from Ford. You can try Napa to see if they have any Hi-Temp water hoses.
Tony Sceia -

HIS Red 88 TC
http://turbotbird.com/showroom/data_r-z/...a_88tc.php
HERS - Blue 87 TC, fully loaded with every option, Work in Progress
87 Gray TC Parts Car - Gave to BJL and is now his daily driver
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Pete D Offline
Administrator
#4
NAPA carries some hi temp hose. But I don't know if they carry it in that small a diameter for the supply side on an IHI
Pete Dunham


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ERIC J snowbird Offline
Posting Freak
#5
Mike has them.
http://natomessageboard.com/cgi-bin/ulti...2;t=000022
- ERIC J
87 Black 5speed, 88 Black 5speed.
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glenn-tc88 Offline
Member
#6
my measurement is 5/16? nobody listed what size they used?
Glenn Dembowski
2003 Mercury Marauder Black
1988 Thunderbird TC Sandalwood 5sp
1974 Harley Davidson FLH
1998 Chevrolet K1500
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Jeff K Offline
Administrator
#7
5/16" sounds about right. I bought a few feet of high temp Silicone hose from Ebay almost 20 years / 100+K miles ago. Been working fine ever since.
Jeff Korn

88 Turbo Coupe: Intake and exhaust mods, T3 turbo at 24 psi, forced air IC, water injection, BPV, Ranger cam, subframes, etc., etc.
86 Tbird 5.0 (original owner): intake, exhaust, valvetrain mods, 100 HP N2O, ignition, gears, suspension, etc., etc.
05 Taurus SEL Duratec daily driver
04 Taurus Duratec (wifes car)
02 Pontiac Grand Prix GT
95 Taurus GL Vulcan winter beater
67 Honda 450 Super Sport - completely customized
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glenn-tc88 Offline
Member
#8
Jeff K Wrote:5/16" sounds about right. I bought a few feet of high temp Silicone hose from Ebay almost 20 years / 100+K miles ago. Been working fine ever since.
thank you jeff
Glenn Dembowski
2003 Mercury Marauder Black
1988 Thunderbird TC Sandalwood 5sp
1974 Harley Davidson FLH
1998 Chevrolet K1500
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fred k Offline
Senior Member
#9
(01-30-2006, 10:53 PM)Ricky03 Wrote: Where can I get the red waterline hosesĀ  that connect the turbo waterlines on a 88 TC ? The two that are about 1/4" and 4" long. Can't seam to find any around here.
hps-siliconehoses except these are either black or blue

http://www.hps-siliconehoses.com/hps-8mm-silicone-tube-tubing-coupler-3-feet-coolant-tube-hose-4-ply-blue.html
fred l kennedy
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