Black Radiator and Heater Hose Kit (57-1338-BLK) by HPS® Silicone Hoses. Finish: Black. Since your OEM radiator or heater hose can leak at any time and occasionally burst, you need to have a reliable replacement at hand to bring your vehicle back on the road. Opt for this awesome kit by HPS to satisfy all your performance needs in no time flat.
Notes: Over-tighten the clamps may break the clamps or damage the radiator plastic connector that would eventually cause the coolant leak.
|Clamp Maximum Torque Specs: Recommended Torque = 12 to 17 in. lbs. Maximum Torque = 35 in. lbs.|
|Reinforced Layer: 3-ply Polyester Reinforced|
|Temperature Range: - 65 deg. F to + 350 deg. F (177 deg. C)|
- Direct fit for your vehicle
- Perfect for daily driving and racing applications
- Stays cool to maintain your cooling system
- Withstands the temperature range from -65 deg. F to +350 deg. F
- Made of 3-ply reinforced high temp silicone to last
- Race inspired design
- 100% stainless steel clamps are provided for simple installation
- Limited lifetime warranty
Every time you start the engine, the process of internal combustion begins. Diesel, gasoline, or whatever fuel burns inside the cylinders, a substantial amount of heat is created. This heat must be carried away from the engine to prevent it from overheating and leaving you by the wayside. This is where the radiator and heater hoses take place. These units convey coolant to the engine and heater core. Constant exposure to heat, contamination, and vibration makes hoses wear out much faster than any other parts in your vehicle. That's why periodic inspections are so crucial. In case any problems with the hoses are found, it's high time you chose a high-quality replacement kit.
The HPS radiator and heater hoses are made to preserve your cooling system as they are built of multi-ply premium grade silicone and reinforced with top-quality polyester that eliminates the risk of a component failure and enables higher pressure and temperature to be maintained with complete confidence. In addition, the parts are sure to fit your vehicle perfectly as they have all the correct curves and bends; these are not the one-size-fits-all hoses you can find at the local parts store that you have to fight with to install. Simply don't forget to not over tighten the clamps as they may break or damage the radiator plastic connector, which in its turn will eventually cause the coolant leak. As for the rest, the installation process is as easy as 123.
Having an enviable reputation, HPS Silicone Hoses® constantly strives to remain at the forefront of a number of industries with its quality multi-application silicone hoses. Agricultural, marine, food and beverage, commercial trucks and buses, as well as various off-road vehicles use the HPS custom shaped silicone hoses that meet or even exceed SAE J20 standards. The multiply carcass the parts feature makes them perfect components for coolant and turbocharged pressure applications, while the fluoro silicone-lined hoses are totally safe to be used with petroleum-based fuel and oil. Aside from offering a wide range of standard size hoses, the company is also capable to engineer and handle special requests and custom orders. In that way they try to satisfy the expectations of each and every client, whether it's a regular or a future one.