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1937-39 and 1942-48 Flathead Ford V8 Radiator Hose Kits

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Includes (8) stainless clamps, (2) 19.50" long chrome pipes, and (4) 4.00" long black hoses. Chrome tubes are 16.25" in length "long" side and 3.25" in length "short" side.
1937-39 and 1942-48 Flathead Ford V8 Radiator Hose Kits

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Show some style! Add some sparkle! Replace your 59A flathead's original cylinder head-to-radiator hoses with these polished stainless or chrome-plated pieces. Each kit replaces both upper hoses for a flathead Ford V8 and includes two chrome or stainless tubes, four 3-ply rubber connector hoses, and eight hose clamps.


  • 1937 Standard & Deluxe Car
  • 1938 Standard & Deluxe Car and Truck
  • 1939 Standard Car
  • 1942-1948 Car
  • 1942-1947 Truck


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1937-1948 Flathead Ford V8 Thermostat
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Don't let that flattie boil over – keep it running cool with new thermostats from Speedway. These thermostats sit in the water outlets on the top of the head, with the hose coming down over the water outlets, holding the thermostats in place. Remember, every Flathead needs two of these!

  • OEM replacement
  • Two thermostats required for each engine
  • Opens @ 180° F
  • Fits 1937-1947 Ford/Mercury flathead V8s in cars & trucks

Learn more about the importance of the thermostat with cooling systems and how they work by reading our tech article. Cooling System Principles.