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Lower radiator hose
#1392143 Mon Jan 11 2021 01:43 AM
Joined: Mar 2010
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Need advice on finding the right lower radiator hose I have a 52 Chevy truck with a 1957 Chevy car 235 in it
I bought a new one from the truck shop in orange ca doesn’t fit can’t bend it when it needs to be.
Can’t return it I cut it to try to fit.
Was looking online and they all look the same as the one I bought from the truck shop
Was also looking at flex hose .
Anyone have any luck with local parts stores?
Thanks


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Re: Lower radiator hose
latroca52 #1392147 Mon Jan 11 2021 02:10 AM
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Measure both ends. Then take a metal coat hanger and bend the shape you want. Go to your favorite parts store and ask to look through their hose selection. Take your tape measure with you. Bet it won’t take long to get what you need.


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Re: Lower radiator hose
latroca52 #1392602 Thu Jan 14 2021 01:50 AM
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Got lucky today went to a mom and pops auto parts store
On the way home from work today
They had the exact lower hose needed.
Happy happy happy and will save on run around time this weekend


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