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Big block guys-hose help

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by k20, Feb 28, 2007.

  1. k20

    k20 3/4 ton status

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    Alright guys, hadta pull my intake today, and of course the hose that runs from the front of the intake down into the waterpump was stuck, i couldnt get it off for nothin, so I hadta slit it.

    Now the problem is, I dont know what hose I used. I know a regular piece of heater hose wouldnt work, it would just crimp shut, I used a formed hose for some other vehicle and cut it to make it work, but I dont recall what the application was.

    From the factory on the 454s it was a formed hose, and 3 yrs or so ago, no one remade it and GM didnt have it. Napa listed a piece of heater hose, but of course that didnt work.

    Just wonderin what you guys are using.
     
  2. 76zimmer

    76zimmer Flyin Rat Premium Member GMOTM Winner

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    try Carquest, or Autovalue or some others, there has to be a formed hose out there somewhere. Or ask if you can check out the hoses they have hanging on the wall, should be able to make something work.
     
  3. k20

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    yeh thats what I did last time, took awhile thats why I was wondering if anyone knew an application that would work lol.
     
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    ill take a look tomorrow at work and see if i can come up with something that will work for ya...or at least a part number that will help
     
  5. supersize75k5

    supersize75k5 OrganDonorRacing.com

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    i bought some hose for a nissan and cut it down,


    just go down there and find one witht he correct elbow shape and size
     
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    4X4HIGH 1 ton status Premium Member GMOTM Winner

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    A short piece of heater hose will work, i've done it many times. The other option is to find a hose of the proper size with the correct curve in it and cut what you need.
     
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    you rock
     
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    If Josh too, had asked me, I probably could have saved him some burned fingers from trying to mold a standard piece of hose... :D

    Anywho... glad this will work..

    John
     
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    My fingers still hurt, But hey it worked:p:
     

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