The Do88 hoses are not bigger they are just silicone. If you are really looking to also increase the performance, you will want to look at getting the Snabb bigger charge pipe kit. It is well worth the upgrade!I'm looking at installing a Do88 Intercooler. Is it worth the $450 to upgrade the hoses at the same time?
I also have a d088 hose kit, but I ordered them, so that I could cut the hoses and change the length of them but still keep the OEM bends. The reason for this was because the bigger turbo pushed some things forward.I purchased the hose kit to go with my d088 install... not for any added performance, but to aid in making installation easier since I did not know what kind of shape the original OEM hoses were in .. I was actually quite surprised at the condition the hoses were from my 2012 .. they were still quite good condition.. if I were to do it all over knowing what i know now, I probably would have not bothered with the hose kit ..
You are correct, I am referring to a different item. Those are the OEM replacement ones, the kit that I am talking about is the bigger charge pipe and hose kit. It comes with all the charge pipes increased in size for more airflow, all the silicone connectors and also all of the hose clamps!Thanks for the info! I was looking at the Snabb intercooler hose kit but it doesn't look like it's any bigger either. @bilqueenis- you must be referring to a different item than what I'm seeing. I'll stick with just the intercooler and save the extra $$$ for the upcoming Hilton tune which is coming next.
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