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Old 07-27-2007, 09:41 PM   #1  
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I'm gonna be doing some work on the stang tomorrow, and I was wondering, would it be better to use copper or stainless steel piping to replace some of the heater hose hardlines? I assume I could throw a high heat clearcoat to keep the copper from tarnishing? I think I have a flaring tool or a tool I can use to flare the end to prevent it from leaking when I clamp it down.

which one would be better, I dont know how coppper reacts with anti-freeze, nor do I want 77stang stealing the pipes or wiring
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Old 07-28-2007, 12:23 AM   #2  
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Aluminum works well also!
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