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1940 Ford lower rad. hose

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by 39 Ford, Apr 20, 2006.

  1. 39 Ford
    Joined: Jan 22, 2006
    Posts: 1,558

    39 Ford

    What lower hose (molded) are you running with a small block Chevrolet?
    Thanks for your help.
  2. i use Napa # have to cut a couple inches from each end
  3. Dooley
    Joined: May 29, 2002
    Posts: 2,750

    from Buffalo NY

    I used a flex hose from my motor to my 36 radiator.

    another trick is to get one of the foil tubes that go to the aircleaner, and bend it to your shape and then go to your parts store to match up.
    Joined: May 28, 2005
    Posts: 659


    I use a Gates # 20242 lower hose on my '32 sbc. Fits great.

  5. Deuce Roadster
    Joined: Sep 8, 2002
    Posts: 9,519

    Deuce Roadster
    Member Emeritus

    It is a LONG hose.......but like works well when cut down. I used it on my 40 standard coupe with a 283...

  6. 39 Ford
    Joined: Jan 22, 2006
    Posts: 1,558

    39 Ford

    Thanks guys I will try the 8685 tomorrow. This is the place to get info. HAMBers are the best.:) :)
  7. Greezy
    Joined: May 11, 2002
    Posts: 1,437


    Im glad this came up, I need to get a lower hose for mine also. Another question though will that hose work with the Hurst mount ?
  8. NYfatboy
    Joined: Oct 5, 2005
    Posts: 247


    I used a 40 ford lower hose on a 36 with the hurst mount,it rubs on the edge of the mount, but so far no problems.Was thinking of trimming the mount.
  9. ive used that hose with a hurst saddle mount/SBC in a `40 and it cleared with no problems

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