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heater hose clamp

Stan Thomas
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Re: heater hose clamp

Post by Stan Thomas » Mon Oct 01, 2018 5:54 pm

As I see you are only in Worcester - if all else fails, I'll make you the clamp you need whilst you watch one Saturday morning. ......................

Phillmore
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Re: heater hose clamp

Post by Phillmore » Mon Oct 01, 2018 6:47 pm

Thanks for the offer Stan. What machinery do you use?
Andy

1954 Conquest Mk1, 1956 Conquest Mk2, 1957 Conquest Century Mk2, 1955 Austin A90 Westminster

Stan Thomas
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Re: heater hose clamp

Post by Stan Thomas » Wed Oct 03, 2018 12:31 pm

Two ways to make the clamp - either start with one piece of aluminium then cut in two once heater pipe holes are bored, or in two halves clamped together by the centre srew once provision for same has been drilled and tapped, then bore the holes for the heater pipes.

All you need is a pillar drill and basic hand tools - the external radii can be accurately filed by hand after marking out.

But you need the overall dimensions, diameter of the heater pipes and the distance apart when in situ.

Db n j
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Re: heater hose clamp

Post by Db n j » Fri Oct 05, 2018 11:20 am

Andy,

I have measured the 1 new one, at just over 1/2 inch (but too small diameter for the SS).

If you only want 1, then maybe easier to post it to you ?
but happy to receive a visitor.

If you need more than 1, then maybe work on a manufacturing method like Stan suggests,

(I have some aluminium blocks that are a bit too thick, but can be milled to size. Looks like the one I have was made as a solid,
drilled then cut in half. My preference is to make two blocks, drill and tap to clamp them together, then use a pillar drill to make the
2 holes. Dress the ends by hand to finish).

I need to make 2 for The Duchess, so once I am set-up could make others if required.

Phillmore
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Re: heater hose clamp

Post by Phillmore » Fri Oct 05, 2018 11:39 am

Db n j wrote:
Fri Oct 05, 2018 11:20 am
Andy,

I have measured the 1 new one, at just over 1/2 inch (but too small diameter for the SS).

If you only want 1, then maybe easier to post it to you ?
but happy to receive a visitor.

If you need more than 1, then maybe work on a manufacturing method like Stan suggests,

(I have some aluminium blocks that are a bit too thick, but can be milled to size. Looks like the one I have was made as a solid,
drilled then cut in half. My preference is to make two blocks, drill and tap to clamp them together, then use a pillar drill to make the
2 holes. Dress the ends by hand to finish).

I need to make 2 for The Duchess, so once I am set-up could make others if required.
Thanks, are the holes about one inch apart?
Andy

1954 Conquest Mk1, 1956 Conquest Mk2, 1957 Conquest Century Mk2, 1955 Austin A90 Westminster

Db n j
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Re: heater hose clamp

Post by Db n j » Fri Oct 05, 2018 1:34 pm

1 1/4 between centres

Phillmore
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Re: heater hose clamp

Post by Phillmore » Sun Oct 07, 2018 9:52 am

Ok I'll look to see if the pipes will sit happily at that distance.
Andy

1954 Conquest Mk1, 1956 Conquest Mk2, 1957 Conquest Century Mk2, 1955 Austin A90 Westminster

Phillmore
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Re: heater hose clamp

Post by Phillmore » Fri Oct 19, 2018 9:18 am

Db n j wrote:
Fri Oct 05, 2018 11:20 am
Andy,

I have measured the 1 new one, at just over 1/2 inch (but too small diameter for the SS).

If you only want 1, then maybe easier to post it to you ?
but happy to receive a visitor.

If you need more than 1, then maybe work on a manufacturing method like Stan suggests,

(I have some aluminium blocks that are a bit too thick, but can be milled to size. Looks like the one I have was made as a solid,
drilled then cut in half. My preference is to make two blocks, drill and tap to clamp them together, then use a pillar drill to make the
2 holes. Dress the ends by hand to finish).

I need to make 2 for The Duchess, so once I am set-up could make others if required.
I'm sure the one you have will do the job. If you can let me know the cost (inc postage) that would be great thank you.
Andy

1954 Conquest Mk1, 1956 Conquest Mk2, 1957 Conquest Century Mk2, 1955 Austin A90 Westminster

Db n j
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Re: heater hose clamp

Post by Db n j » Wed Oct 24, 2018 8:33 pm

Sorted !!

Phillmore
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Re: heater hose clamp

Post by Phillmore » Thu Oct 25, 2018 9:04 am

Thanks David, hopefully the cheque should arrive today.
Andy

1954 Conquest Mk1, 1956 Conquest Mk2, 1957 Conquest Century Mk2, 1955 Austin A90 Westminster

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