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Re: [Shop-talk] ford 3.0L v-6 water pump heater hose fitting

To: "'john niolon'" <>, "'shop-talk'" <>
Subject: Re: [Shop-talk] ford 3.0L v-6 water pump heater hose fitting
From: "Randall" <>
Date: Tue, 2 Aug 2016 07:30:09 -0400
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> the question... is there another way to seal this metal fitting
> permanently instead of the cap that deteriorates ??  something plastic or
> metal that can stand the heat and vibration and not leak  

A piece of heater hose and a steel plug should last a LOT longer than a
"couple of years".  Then change the hose every decade or two, when you
replace the other hoses.

Or what I would probably do is cut the tube off flush with the WP housing,
and tap for a plug.

-- Randall


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