Part 59. An adapter for the water hose

The water hoses on the car require quite a lot of tinkering, since there are no hoses that would fit directly. Here’s a few pics of an adapter that allows two 18mm hoses to connect to a 32 mm hose:

hose1
The hoses are needed to transport water from the radiator to the water pump so the flow must be pretty good. Also the hose cannot be too near to the exhaust pipe.

adapter1
The hose is from some japanese car (perfect shape for this spot), the adapter body is propably a Ford thermostat casing.
bracket
The bracket was made from a Saab 96 alternator support iron 🙂

saba
Also the upper hose needed some adaptation. It still needs a fitting for the fan sensor.

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