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Old 03-12-2011, 05:46 PM   #1
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Default NA: What is the piece that connects the two lower radiator hoses called?

I foolishly threw mine away last winter and am finding myself in need again.
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Thanks; found that literally right when you posted it .
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I replaced my 2 piece setup with the 1 hose from Moss Motors. I saw no point in having 2 hoses and 4 clamps. If I was you I'd just buy the new hose rather than buy that metal connector.
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The pipe is good if you want to clear an a/c compressor... or smoke a bowl.
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I replaced my 2 piece setup with the 1 hose from Moss Motors. I saw no point in having 2 hoses and 4 clamps. If I was you I'd just buy the new hose rather than buy that metal connector.
Unfortunately I learned of the 1 piece hose on the 99+ about 2 seconds after ordering my new silicone hoses . I would just get the one piece but I had just spent 82 bucks on the silicone ones.
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Unfortunately I learned of the 1 piece hose on the 99+ about 2 seconds after ordering my new silicone hoses . I would just get the one piece but I had just spent 82 bucks on the silicone ones.
That sucks dude. Yeah they aren't listed for our NA's, but that's what you use to replace the 2 piece setup. Its also flexible enough to work with plenty of different IC setups. I cant speak on fitment for A/C though, don't have that.
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No AC/PS here, engine bay is as open as can be. Everything without those two is so much better.
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Must be easy for you to go w/o ac in MN. Ive tried it for two summers here, and im putting the ac back in. Good thing I kept that water pipe.
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Not necessarily - it hits 85, 90 degrees on a fairly regular basis here. Summer is hotter than hell, winter is enough to freeze your *********.

I don't DD the Miata though, DD is an a6 WITH air con and I couldn't go without it in that beast.
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I replaced my 2 piece setup with the 1 hose from Panic Motorsports. I saw no point in having 2 hoses and 4 clamps. If I was you I'd just buy the new hose rather than buy that metal connector.
Fixed so I can use it for myself. Panic charged me $19. Definitely worth it. (Plus I was replacing my radiator already.)
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