This turbo inlet hose is wire helix reinforced to prevent the well known problem of the inlet hose collapsing under vacuum from high power tuning applications. This problem can occur in Td5 Defender models, especially those that are highly tuned, and / or fitted with a restricted induction system (such as having a snorkel fitted). This has the breather take off to make it a direct fit replacement for the original part.
This is a much cheaper alternative to the commonly used solution of replacing the entire air intake pipe with an alloy or stainless steel section, which can be very costly and offer no benefits over our simple solution here!
Samco Sport is regarded as THE name for automotive Silicone hoses, and is increasingly the choice for high performance vehicle manufacturers, to fit on their flagship models. ALIVE have worked along side Samco for many years, to develop a range of the very finest Land Rover silicone hoses, that look fantastic, and perform brilliantly for life.