B18C4 vs B16A Radiator hose


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So I am aware the radiator hose for the above two engines is the only difference between the two hose kits.

Is it possible to modify the B16A kit to fit a B18C4? One assumes you just need to chop about 2 inches off radiator end of the B16A hose to get it to fit on a B18C4?

Any help would be appreciated
 


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Wont work c4 has an almost 90 degree bend. You'll have a kink otherwise
 


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As said, it IS possible as I did it before but it gives a sharp bend in the hose and doesn't look right. I wasn't happy with it. The shape just isn't the same, only do it as a temporary job really
 

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Surely you wouldn't contemplate the idea if it has a massive kink
Don't do it regardless it will just put mega strain on water pump. Just spend the money and do it right or don't bother at all.
 


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Surely you wouldn't contemplate the idea if it has a massive kink
Don't do it regardless it will just put mega strain on water pump. Just spend the money and do it right or don't bother at all.
I wouldn't if it has a kink, no.

I am looking to do it right, but there are no C4 hoses in the colour I require to match my colour scheme and it will look odd with the rad hoses different. Back to the drawing board with this one it seems
 


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