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pat656
01-09-2011, 10:01 PM
I want to run clear radiator hoses on my buggy. I searched McMaster and found this stuff: McMaster-Carr (http://www.mcmaster.com/#tubing/=aiva1e) and its rated for 0-300 degrees, and 100PSI and is safe for Ethylene Glycol. Is this ok to use?

Patrick

standfast
01-09-2011, 10:27 PM
I want to run clear radiator hoses on my buggy. I searched McMaster and found this stuff: McMaster-Carr (http://www.mcmaster.com/#tubing/=aiva1e) and its rated for 0-300 degrees, and 100PSI and is safe for Ethylene Glycol. Is this ok to use?

Patrick

Looks like you covered your bases as far as safety goes. Only question I have would be if it is flexible enough to make your desired route and if standard worm gear clamps on thin walled aluminum radiator I/O's will seal adequately. Only one way to find that out is to try it I guess. Seems like it would be fairly rigid if it is rated for that high PSI which is why I wondered about those 2 things.

pat656
01-09-2011, 10:50 PM
nevermind, its not rated for over 140 degrees with ethyl glycol, but with other stuff, does anyone know where i can get clear radiator hoses?

standfast
01-09-2011, 11:26 PM
Why the need to run clear hoses? I have made it through every car I have ever had without em. :)

http://www.wocoengr.com/wocohose.htm

pat656
01-09-2011, 11:34 PM
Why the need to run clear hoses? I have made it through every car I have ever had without em. :)

See Through Radiator Hose (http://www.wocoengr.com/wocohose.htm)

thanks!
and no need, just though it would look pretty cool, i was thinking either clear or white but both are hard to find

AtvNut
01-10-2011, 02:12 AM
Keep searching I know there were some model specific kits available at one time for quads

CARLRIDDLE
01-10-2011, 05:30 AM
I've sen the silicon in white, but where???

Bullnerd
01-10-2011, 07:10 AM
Try one of the micro-sprint parts dealers.

AtvNut
01-10-2011, 11:25 AM
PFA (Perfluoroalkoxy) Detailed Properties (http://www.row-inc.com/pfa.html)