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56 Chevy Nomad Gallery Hose Candy

Posted by on Oct 11, 2012 in Blog, Hose Skins, Portfolio, Sweet Rides | 0 comments

56 Chevy Nomad Gallery This 56 Chevy Nomad was sweetened with Hose Candy by Sunset Automotive in St George UT. The owner chose a Hose Candy Hotrod Kit with Orange Carbon Fiber/kevlar Hose Skins, Black Super-Shrink and .   After seeing the upper hose “skinned”, they loved the look so they added a few more Hose Candy goodies like: Heater Hose Add-on, A/C Hose Add-on, Hi-temp 665 CF/K coating and Liquid Clamp. The upper hose is a good example of a tricky Hose Skin installation with all the curves and bends.   Tricky Hose Hints: Work Hose Skins from the middle out to each end of the hose Trim the excess at both ends, Hose Candy Kevlar Cutter works best Brush a small amount of liquid clamp in tught curves to keep from bunching Spray with Hose Candy high-temp 665...

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New Hose Candy Hotrod Kit Instructional Video

Posted by on Oct 3, 2012 in Blog, et_video, et_video_instructional, Featured, Hose Candy Kits, Hotrod Kits | 0 comments

Hose Candy announces the release of the new Hose Candy Hotrod kit instructional video. Since Hose Candy uses revolutionary products and technology there are several tips and tricks that will help your install go smooth. Carbon Fiber and kevlar is expensive so you don’t want to waste your skins. For example, since Hose Skins length decrease as the diameter of your hose increase, you need to know how to cut the Hose Skins correctly so they fit properly on your hoses.  ...

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How Do Hose Candy Sidewinders Work?

Posted by on Sep 27, 2012 in et_video, et_video_instructional, Sidewinder Tour, Sidewinders, Sidewinders FAQ | 0 comments

The magic behind Hose Candy Sidewinders is its Patent Pending Quick Coupler System! You’ll never have to worry if fittings will leak or stand up to underhood temperatures. And when it’s time to disconnect, all it takes is a quick twist. Meets Tough Military Standards Hose Candy marries good looks to high performance automotive and military specifications. In fact, Sidewinders are used on tools that are included in the US Military’s “Standard Automotive Tool Set” (SATS).   How Sidewinders Works Quick and Easy: It’s easy to build your custom Hose Candy Sidewinder system. In just 60 seconds you’ll learn the secret behind the patent-pending modular “erector set” design and within minutes you’ll be amazed, staring at your first hose transformation. Complete Kit: Your Hose Candy kit provides all the parts you need to transform your vacuum and turbo hoses. The “erector set” design...

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Which Hose Candy Sidewinder Kit Should I Buy?

Posted by on Sep 26, 2012 in Sidewinder Tour, Sidewinders, Sidewinders FAQ | 0 comments

So Which Kit Is Right For Me? Hose Candy is available in several kit sizes depending on application needs.  We’re going to introduce you to each Hose Candy Sidewinder kit to help you decide which is right for you. The Hose Candy 1836 Master Kit includes CNC fittings and quick couplers to customize 18-36 hoses and is recommended for professional installers, performance shops and race teams.  The Hose Candy 918 has the same kit components as the 1836 in fewer quanity and can customize 9-18 hoses. The Hose Candy 48, which is ideal for EFI applications or smaller projects, includes fittings to customize 4-8 hoses. Carb Couplers are designed for Edelbrock, Holley and other carbs to quickly convert all the ports to quick couplers. All Hose Candy kits feature aluminum CNC quick couplers that allow you to connect or...

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Hose Bones FAQ

Posted by on Sep 25, 2012 in Hose Bones, Hose Bones Tour | 0 comments

What are HOSE BONES used for? HOSE BONES are great to use when you want to make a bend in a hose without having to use ugly ribbed hoses or when there just isn't a molded hose for that...

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Hose Skin FAQ

Posted by on Sep 25, 2012 in Hose Skins | 0 comments

Will Hose Skins fit my car's hoses?   Here at Hose Candy, we have the skins that will fit hoses from 1/4" up to 2 1/2". Our Hose Skins will fit your hoses like a glove. Our sizes include: 1/2" Skins will fit hoses from 1/4" to 3/4" 1" Skins will fit 3/4" to 1 1/2" 2" Skins will fit hoses ranging from 1 1/2" up to 2 1/2" We are currently working on other sizes. We are always looking to improve. What is Skin-Posite Technology? Skin-Posit Technology is a special coating that is applied to the skins so they are easier to handle. The coating makes the skins less vulnerable to fraying and virtually impossible to mess up the weave while cutting....

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Sidewinder FAQ

Posted by on Sep 25, 2012 in Sidewinder Tour, Sidewinders | 0 comments

What are Hose Candy Sidewinders? Hose Candy Sidewinders are a patent-pending kit that transforms your engine hoses with CNC quick-couplers. Sidewinders also: Eliminates broken fittings or barbs during removal or troubles with unyielding, rigid hose ends Connects and disconnects in a moment with half a twist of your finger and thumb. Combines the functionality of the best high-tech medical quick couplers, expensive industrial couplers AND (anodized CNC) eye candy into a complete vacuum and turbo hose “transformation” kit – at an affordable price Delivers an amazing hose-end effect that you've got to see to believe! What vehicles will Hose Candy work on? Sidewinders can be used on vacuum, turbo and pneumatic hoses for any vehicle including: motorcycles and ATV's. Fittings are included to adapt to all common standard and metric hose sizes. What colors are available? Black, red, blue,...

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Hose Candy Product Overview

Posted by on Sep 22, 2012 in Hose Candy Kits, Hotrod Kits, Mustang Kits, Overview, Start Here | 0 comments

HOSE CANDY PRODUCT OVERVIEW The following is a basic introduction to some of Hose Candy’s amazing products. Boa Clamps eliminate hose leaks forever and never need to be retightened, while Sidewinders convert all vacuum and turbo hoses into quick couplers. Hose Skins protect your hoses and provide custom styling for texture and color and Hose Bones can custom form and bend hoses in 2 minutes. Hose Candy Kits bring it all together making it simple for you ALL Skins Sidewinders Bones Boa Hose Kits HOSE CANDY PRODUCT OVERVIEW   Boa Clamps eliminate hose leaks forever and never need to be retightened Sidewinders convert all vacuum and turbo hoses into quick couplers Hose Skins protect your hoses and provide custom styling for texture and color Hose Bones can custom form and bend hoses in 2 minutes that look better than factory...

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Ringbrothers Secret #4 Hose Bones

Posted by on Sep 21, 2012 in et_video, et_video_featured, et_video_recent, Hose Bones, Hose Bones Tour, Ringbrothers Secrets | 0 comments

Ringbrothers Secret #4 Hose Bones This is a new patent pending technology that allows users to custom form a hose in 60 seconds to look just like an original custom molded hose. This is great for custom builds and saves time trying to cut existing hoses to find just the right bend. Hose Bones can also come with your choice of Hose Skins.        Hose Bones save us from making expensive manifolds because we couldn’t find hoses with the right bends Features Saves you time and money trying to find the perfectly formed hose for you project Custom form and bend hoses in 2 minutes that look better than original O.E Make a mistake, don’t worry, Bones can be easily reformed The internal skeleton provides bullet-proof protection Can be used for any type of hose: radiator, heater,...

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Ringbrothers Secret #3 Sidewinders

Posted by on Sep 21, 2012 in et_video, et_video_featured, et_video_recent, Ringbrothers Secrets, Sidewinder Tour, Sidewinders | 0 comments

Ringbrothers Secret #3 Sidewinders Turn traditional vacuum or turbo hoses into quick couplers minimizing leaks, making them quick and easy to connect or disconnect and look amazing. Vacuum lines and hoses are almost always overlooked and can be a real source of frustration, because they get hard and brittle over time making them almost impossible to disconnect they will crack on you, giving you vacuum leaks. And of course they look bad.      If it’s got a carb, we use Hose Candy Sidewinder quick couplers Features Convert all vacuum and turbo hoses into quick couplers Prevents breaking vacuum lines and knuckles Eliminates power robbing vacuum leaks CNC quick-connect with 1/2 twist and color code connections Works on carbs, turbos, vacuum controls and fits new or original hose Sidewinders Hose Candy sidewinders allow you to build your hoses with quick...

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  • "If you want the sharpest engine compartment around, get Hose Candy and let your creative juices flow"  
    Ron Henningsen
  • "We used to hide our hoses, but thanks to Hose Candy we show them off"
    Jim and Mike Ring Ringbrothers
  • "My hoses were once the ugliest part of my engine bay and now they are the star"
    Rick Leontis
  • "It's an amazing product. The pictures  just don't do it justice, you've got to see it! 

    It's just paws up. All the way around"

    John Day