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Check out these hose clamps

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by roadnotca, Dec 20, 2006.

  1. roadnotca

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    I like those... Now where can I get some of them?

    John
     
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    There should be a box there to "find a dealer" by zip code.
     
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    summit sells something like those called Python clamps or something like, spendy, but I do want them
     
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    hmmm....sounds interesting, anyone have any personal experience with them?
     
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    :thinking: interesting
     
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    Those are pretty neat. Id like to see how exactly they attach/ tighten
     
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    We had some installed on coolant lines on my work truck (semi)
    They didn't do so well with the high pressure.
    Maybe it was the installer, but I sure wasn't happy.
     
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    from what i've heard about them, they are like heat shrink, you heat them to shrink, and the engine heat is constantly heating them.
     
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    how do you get them off to work on stuff?
     
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    you have to cut them off
     
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    These are what I was talking about

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    The literature says "thermoplastic" which means they shrink but they don't harden. Their literature probably also recommends against using them for really high pressure, but then they're designed for "heater hoses and radiator hoses". They have to be cut off with a hot tipped tool like soldering iron or hot knife.
    I came accross these while looking at the AGR site. AGR uses them to attach a fluid reservoir extension (neck) on the power steering pump.
    Give it time, it's a new product. I'm sure we'll find more uses for it, like household plumbing? :haha:
     
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    while not entirely a bad idea, I still dont have any problem using good ole hose clamps. But who knows maybe some day Ill be saying, "son, back in our day we had these metal bands that went around the hose with a little screw to tighten the hose."
     
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    What are those neat little things called?
     
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    Bling Clamps:haha::rolleyes:
     
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    this might be a dumb question but why are there some hoses like the AC hoses that use some kind of compressed metal clamps while at other places like fuel hoses metal bands with screws are used??

    is it a matter of pressure??

    thanks
     
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    Screw clamps on DIY like water and fuel. It's just a small % that work AC. Could be higher pressures too, but crimp clamps are faster and cheaper on the production line. :D
     

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