Water Line, Exhaust hose, gate valve questions
Replumbing a late 70's jet with stock BBC, thru transom logs/snails, Dominator pump. Looks like the T takes 3/4" water hose in (hose barb fitting) and out to 5/8" (hose barb).
Should I use 3/4" hose from pump to T then 5/8" on either side of the T to logs, block and snails?
Regarding the gate valve, all that I've found are NPT.
Should I use NPT to hose barb fittings and clamps?
Exhause hose: My snails and tips are 2 7/8" OD however, the snails have a lip all the way around the exhaust end and the ball park measurement looks like the lip gives me approximately 3" OD there.
Should I go with 2 7/8" ID hose and muscle it on or go with 3" ID and clamp the crap out of them on both ends?
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