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Upper Radiator hose

White1972k5

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Good morning,

I recently purchased an upper radiator hose from brothers for my 72 K5f with the 350 SBC. Unfortunately those require some metal tubing that I no longer have.

Has anyone found other years or makes that fits these trucks. I am seeing a lot of pictures online with molded hoses so I’m sure they exist just can’t seem to find the right part number. Currently I have a flex line that is way too long and looks ridiculous.

Someone posted in another forum that maybe the 73-74 stock hose would work. Thoughts?
 

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Thank you. I will give that one a try. They are all listed as one piece and I have gotten 2 or 3 already that don’t fit. Anyone have any first-hand experience with this issue?
 

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An idea to replace that tube...I got a scrap piece of 1"3/4" aluminized exhaust tubing from my local muffler shop and added a couple beads with my welder.
I did this back in 2004. It's never leaked.

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I have seen several versions in the aftermarket. Speedway Motors has a bunch, probably other places too. There are straight ones and some with different bends in them. Lots of aluminum ones available, from what a remember.
 
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