You will need something thin like super glue so you don't clog the hose when putting them together. What are you using it for? If it's a tight enough fit, you can just use some lube to put them together and when it dries, it will stay together from friction.
No luck, Zoom. Milled around Lowe's and H Depot looking. They don't carry a 5/8" barb X 3/8". I need to get to a 1/4" female (so a 1/4" male screw is needed).
I could use 3 adapters/reducers to get it, but I might be easier to just use the hose-within-hose mod.
If you know a better way, let me know. I've learned to measure 20 times and cut once. My current plan: 5/8" inside hose to hose-within gated down to 3/8" inside > 3/8" barb X 1/4" male > filter > 1/4" male X 3/8" barb > gated down 5/8" hose (or would 3/8" at this point work fine? Seems like it would cause an increase in air speed and higher friction, but not sure if that matters much, I have no clue how much pressure is actually go through this)
Cinders, if the hose within a hose fits, I would go that route. No use in causing more restriction by adding multiple adapters. If the unit has enough flow there is very little pressure, but if it's restricted it will build up pressure. And you don't want a lot of pressure in the engine as it can force oil past seals.
Using the "right" adapters failed miserably, since it made about a foot of metal.
I have the 1/4 X 3/8 Barb that fits directly to my filter. Going to do the hose.
I was thinking of putting some alcohol on the outside of the smaller hose for lube, and a little super glue on the inside of the bigger hose. The alcohol shouldn't mess up the glue too much, and will evaporate, leaving some glue to give it good friction.
Does that sound like a bad idea? I'm that guy that tends to f*@( with things one time too many, ending in an "oh $#!^"
I have a few ways I do this...
For atmospheric pressure items:
take a 5/8" cap (that fits tight into your tubing), and get a 1/4" threaded adapter. Drill the cap, thread the adapter into the cap.
For things under pressure,
5/8" SS cap, 1/4" SS tube (i prefer "barbed" fittings). Drill the cap, weld the cap and tube together. Clamp the tubing to adapter.
The nice thing about this one is you can take you average drumel tool and clean everything inside and out up, plus wit his being SS you can polish it.
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