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There's a 90 degree fitting on top of my original intake manifold that connects to the heater core pipe.  

Is there a part number for this, or were can I source a new one.  Threaded on one end, small lip on the other end.  I was going to re-use my original one on the new intake, but it's a bit banged up plus I it's in the stock manifold so tight I'm not sure it's ever coming out.

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17 minutes ago, Flanders said:

There's a 90 degree fitting on top of my original intake manifold that connects to the heater core pipe.  

Is there a part number for this, or were can I source a new one.  Threaded on one end, small lip on the other end.  I was going to re-use my original one on the new intake, but it's a bit banged up plus I it's in the stock manifold so tight I'm not sure it's ever coming out.

Is this what you are asking about? Make sure it has the right thread.

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Flanders if you are putting the fitting in a aftermarket manifold you might need an adapter, I needed one for my Edelbrock manifold.

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Fantastic. Thanks folks!  

the threads in my intake manifold are the same as the threads on my original coolant temp sensor (5/8" diameter hole), so not quite sure if that's going to screw right in. I'd have to get an adapter fitting too.  At least I know what to search for now, thanks!

 

edit: can these be found at a plumbing store or anything?  I'm going to need one that's a bit 'taller' to clear some of the edges on the manifold.  Kind of like this:

https://www.cjponyparts.com/90-heater-hose-fitting-1968-1970/p/HHF4/

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Not at a plumbing or hardware store.  A good auto parts store like NAPA might have something.  Summit Racing has a larger selection of NPT to hose fittings.  You can probably find a fitting that will work without any adapters.  I ended up with stainless steel fittings from Summit Racing.

For an aluminum intake manifold, a stainless steel, aluminum, or brass fitting is a better option than a steel fitting.

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lol dagnabbit, this one isn't going to work (can't even thread it in, won't rotate around the throttle body!).  I'm piecing together a few brass pieces now, hopefully doesn't look too bad.  I might end up just plugging this thing and bypassing the heater.  Just need something reliable to plug the water pump outlet -- I see on here that the rubber plugs aren't a reliable solution.  Not sure if I want more make-busy-work of putting in the marine water pump that has no heater outlet yet...

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17 minutes ago, Flanders said:

lol dagnabbit, this one isn't going to work (can't even thread it in, won't rotate around the throttle body!).  I'm piecing together a few brass pieces now, hopefully doesn't look too bad.  I might end up just plugging this thing and bypassing the heater.  Just need something reliable to plug the water pump outlet -- I see on here that the rubber plugs aren't a reliable solution.  Not sure if I want more make-busy-work of putting in the marine water pump that has no heater outlet yet...

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Can you put one or two 90 degree elbows between the fitting and intake?

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If you can find one of these the correct size you could put a nipple on it after you screw it in.   Ha, Lowes would have them in the pipe section, but I think your motor may look a tad to nice for that. 

 

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I had interference issues also.  I used a AN style 90 degree "push on" elbow.   See pic below.  The lower part of the 90 is a AN fitting female nut.  It allows the 90 degree elbow to rotate, then you tighten it in the position you want.  In the manifold you use a AN male to NPT male fitting.

I rotated mine to the rear.  Worked great.

 

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ooo I like that AN fitting.  that's a good idea.  I ordered a few brass fittings from amazon (exactly what 1969FstBack posted) but may not be pleased with how they look.  Thanks!

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