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I bought a new set of premium hydraulic top hoses and they came tightly coiled and kinked in a plastic bag.
These hoses are made of a hard plastic and have taken a set from being packed into a small diameter.
Any ideas on how to get them relaxed to a condition so they can be installed?
I was thinking of a heat gun but I don’t want to compromise their integrity.
 

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The top hoses are nylon. And yes, just let them relax in a warm place. Heat guns are dangerously hot for this job. Most I'd go is a hair dryer on low. If it's too hot for your hand, it's too hot for the hose.
 

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Warm them up. You're in Canada, isn't everything frozen? :p
Ha, yeah, outside it is, my shop is kept at a balmy 55 all winter long. I guess I'll have to crank up the BTU's to the mid 80's
 
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