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Has anyone successfully recreated the spiral washer tube? I replaced my split one with a straight piece but it keeps getting pinched when the bonnet is closed (hence why they put the coil in of course). I can't seem to find anywhere that stocks anything similar so wondering if there's a technique for creating a coil from a straight length of tube that will keep its shape.

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Wrap some straigh hose around your wives curling tongs, leave it to warm up, not too hot, then cool, it should retain the shape.
 

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It's possible to route straight tube in such a way that it doesn't pinch. My replacement tube initially got pinched until I played around with the routing, now it's fine no matter how often the bonnet is open. I'll try and get a picture.
 
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