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has anyone had issues with the coolant hose rubbing where the shifter attaches to thetransmission.
while installing the radium surge tank, i startedcleaning up the engine bay and noticed that the hose had significant wear. looking to hear from anyone with a similar issue.
for know im going to use duct tape and maybe try and zip tie it, so that it doesnt rest on the shifter.

however i am looking for permanent fix, like silicone hose or maybe im missing a bracket.
please chime in
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There is a spot to the left where you have circled in the picture, where the coolant hoses are tied together by zip ties, preventing contact with the shifter cables.
 

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A chafed or abraded hose is not an application for duct tape.

Take a piece of larger hose, cut it, wrap it around chafing area, and zip tie it in place.
 

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I've been working as an engine application engineer for a big OEM for many years and I can only shake my head when I look in the engine bay of my Lotus.
There are quite a few thing which I would have never signed off:no:
 

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I've been working as an engine application engineer for a big OEM for many years and I can only shake my head when I look in the engine bay of my Lotus.
There are quite a few thing which I would have never signed off:no:
Such as? -Just curious, as it may be something to keep our eye on...:shrug:
 

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I went thru the car looking for anything that could chafe, abrade, etc.

So, there are a few pcs of tie-wrapped hose in there, some on plumbing, some on electrical.

This lesson: learned hard way on other cars.

This site is a great source of info.
 
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