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Old 09-20-2010, 05:11 PM   #1
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I have springs in my pipes

I actually have one spring in one pipe.

This is the tube attached to the fresh water tank electric pump. Why's it there? Anybody?

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It looks like a screen door spring without the curled ends.

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To keep the flexible tube from kinking when it is bent.
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think of it as a stent...

or plumbo-plasty fer the stream.

literally.

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it is also used to keep the hose from collapsing when sucking. there is usually one in lower radiator hoses too.
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Old 09-20-2010, 05:30 PM   #5
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To keep the flexible tube from kinking when it is bent.
That makes sense. Why waz I surprised to find it?


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I freaked out too when I was replacing my plumbing and found the same. Actually I never knew until now!
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This Airstream is like one big humility lesson . . . with invoices.
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This Airstream is like one big humility lesson . . . with invoices.

Now thats funny. And true.
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