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  1. Thoughts on "Heater Hose Shaping Coil" for Gen1?

    Maintenance and Service
    I'm changing out the radiator and heater hoses. Gates lists P/N 28514, Shaping Coil for 1/4" I.D. Hose as applicable for a 98 CR-V. Is this a need to have part? Nice to have? Forget it? I don't see these on the existing hoses so I'm guessing that they are not strictly needed, but I am pretty...