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  • 3 months later...

It has taken A LONG time and a lot of effort to get to this point. Here are brand new fittings: carbon steel with zinc finish

Assemblies will be sent to Driven Exotics (next week) to do a test fitment on my car. Once the prototype is good to go, I will have 10 of each hose made as part of my agreement with the OEM manufacturer. I am still waiting on a final cost from the manufacturer, but they will be less than OEM cost and be made with teflon/SS instead of rubber/SS. Better than OEM, for lower cost. If anyone is interested in a set, please let me know.

As an update from the Lambo Dealer, I still have my special order in for 001535966 for 5 months now and was told last week that Lamborghini is still "chasing the supplier". I was told 001535965 has been discontinued completely. Once I have the new hoses on my car, I will likely cancel the special order.

 

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On 1/13/2021 at 11:34 PM, camaro97 said:

It has taken A LONG time and a lot of effort to get to this point. Here are brand new fittings: carbon steel with zinc finish

Assemblies will be sent to Driven Exotics (next week) to do a test fitment on my car. Once the prototype is good to go, I will have 10 of each hose made as part of my agreement with the OEM manufacturer. I am still waiting on a final cost from the manufacturer, but they will be less than OEM cost and be made with teflon/SS instead of rubber/SS. Better than OEM, for lower cost. If anyone is interested in a set, please let me know.

As an update from the Lambo Dealer, I still have my special order in for 001535966 for 5 months now and was told last week that Lamborghini is still "chasing the supplier". I was told 001535965 has been discontinued completely. Once I have the new hoses on my car, I will likely cancel the special order.

 

 

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That looks incredible! Hopefully smooth sailing from this point. Been quite the journey! 

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50 minutes ago, Destructo said:

That looks incredible! Hopefully smooth sailing from this point. Been quite the journey! 

Thanks! It has been almost a year now my car has been at Driven Exotics because of this hose issue.

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Here are the prototype hoses undergoing final test fitment on my car. These hoses are really nice quality! The bad news is that they were a bit more challenging to manufacture as these fittings did not appear to be standard. Thus, they will be a bit more expensive than I was hoping.

I will post more details and specs once things get finalized.

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  • 2 months later...

Hey Everyone!

Here are the final details:

LAM012001A – $513 – Replaces OEM part number 001535966

LAM012002A – $639 – Replaces OEM part number 001535965

I will only have 10 of each made unless there is enough demand for more. I can have more made in the future, but it requires a minimum order of 10 of a particular part number.

According to a couple Lamborghini part suppliers, the OEM hoses 001535966 and 001535965 are both NO LONGER AVAILABLE.

The cost is higher than I anticipated due to having the two OEM hoses reverse engineered, different materials being used, prototypes being made to verify fitment, and adding manufacturing quality measures to ensure consistent performance and fitment. All this was done through PDI, Inc and they will be the ones manufacturing the hoses. Going forward, I am working with PDI, Inc. to handle sales and distribution of these hoses.

PDI, Inc is a commercial manufacturer of these types of hoses and is a Global supplier.

One of the main differences with these hoses is they use Teflon instead of the rubber used in the OEM hoses. An advantage of this is they have a near indefinite shelf life as opposed to rubber becoming hard and brittle over time.

Test fitment pictures of the hoses on my car are below.

Highlights

  • All hoses leak tested before leaving the factory

  • All hoses are checked for proper length and end fitting orientation in a custom jig

  • TiteFlex SAE 100R14B Hose

    • Minimum bend radius is 9” due to Teflon, but both of these hoses are straight when installed

    • Conductive hose to prevent electrostatic discharge (ESD) from occurring inside the hose

  • Stainless steel braided outer lining for abrasion resistance like OEM

  • Fittings are carbon steel with an electrodeposited zinc coating

  • Operating pressure of 1,000 PSI with a burst rating of 4,000 PSI

  • Operating temperature range of -65F to 400F

  • Assembled and tested in the USA with foreign materials

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Difference with headders are:
- "Long" headders without primary catalytic converter; Eu and Saudi cars.
- "short" headders with double catalytic converters; USA, Sweden, Switzerland.
So basicly high emsision and low emission versions. also ECU have different mapping because of this difference is also in heatshield, if you EU cars do not have metal plate next to primary converters. forpc jiofi.local.html

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Those lines look great! Nice to see someone taking the reigns on fixing a problem that no doubt many are running into.

 

Do you know what they are going to "retail" for? 

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Any update on this? I don't have a Diablo but might pick up a pair just in case as I still got a Diablo 6.0 on my "list".

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