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    Default Power Steering Reservoir/Supply hose

    Putting the engine back in, figured I would attack the small leak at the reservoir/hose connection.
    - Find a replacement reservoir - done
    - Find return line hose - done (using 3/8 transmission cooler hose)
    - Find reservoir/supply hose - uh oh

    No longer made by Toyota. See a couple of sites listing an aftermarket thing for 115-130+. Figured on could make one. Anyone done this?

    Looks like a 5/8 or 16 mm hose. I can get my hands on some tranny cooler line hose that should work. Need to figure out how to get up and over the serpentine belt and thru the gap. Looks like a couple 90 deg turns and some way to curve down and stiffen the hose to keep in the gap between the fender and the engine.

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    Honestly, I would just head to a junkyard and pick one up.

    Nowadays I find myself struggling for time to go junkyarding, so an aftermarket replacement is the more likely direction I'd go.
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    Yeah, either go get one at a junkyard or find a shop to make a new line. I had a new one made for mine many moons ago.
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    My old hoses are brittle/stiff so figured the junkyard ones would be as well (they were on the extra reservoir I picked up, where I had to cut the old hoses off)

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    Yeah, I wouldn't JY hoses


    Go to a hose shop with the original and have them make one.



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