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VKL98

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hey guys,
putting l98 into vk calais

looking to track down a hose avail in aust that fits the vk 5ltr radiator to ls3 (top hose fits to drivers, bottom to pass)
i would expect that i need a straight therm housing
does anyone know what works and fits nicely
cheers

found this one below but not avail in aust and the shipping is the killer

http://www.commodoresplus.com.au/forums/topic/vrvs-ls-engine-conversion-general-information/

info on the lower would be nice as well
 

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Bend a bit of wire to the shape you want and take it into somewhere like super cheap
and see what they have got. I had to find an odd length top hose once. I found a hose
that came off a Toyota.
 

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Bend a bit of wire to the shape you want and take it into somewhere like super cheap
and see what they have got. I had to find an odd length top hose once. I found a hose
that came off a Toyota.
cheers mate will do good idea
 

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I've got an LS3 in my VK and am using a VK 6 cyl radiator, the inlet/outlets are on the correct sides. I havent bought hoses yet, but like Keith said, use some wire to bend into the shape you need. I've seen some people either trim a hose to fit, or join two to make it long enough or into the right shape. you can also get swivel outlets to change the direction.
 

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hey guys,
putting l98 into vk calais

looking to track down a hose avail in aust that fits the vk 5ltr radiator to ls3 (top hose fits to drivers, bottom to pass)
i would expect that i need a straight therm housing
does anyone know what works and fits nicely
cheers

found this one below but not avail in aust and the shipping is the killer

http://www.commodoresplus.com.au/forums/topic/vrvs-ls-engine-conversion-general-information/

info on the lower would be nice as well
I used a VN VP v6 top radiator hose.
 
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