Originally Posted by adantessr
I just looked back at your original post and thought you might want to know that there are silicone heater hoses available that are much more heat and oil resistant. Also they are a nice blue in keeping with the color theme. LOL We had gone exclusively to the silicone heater hose on the mine equipment due to the exposure to heat and oil . It is more expensive but a lot cheaper than an engine .
Thanks for the info, I will definately check into it. I was also considering switching the heater hoses to braided hoses. I know this route would be a lot more expensive, but it doesn't cost anything to compare the two....