These brackets securely anchor your new stainless steel coolant pipes when replacing your old steel coolant pipes.
Easily attached to the bottom of a chassis member with the included stainless steel hardware, the slick one-piece brackets replace your old rusted thin wire brackets or broken plastic zip-ties to mount your new pipes, keeping them snug, secure, and out of the way. Provide additional support to center joint of two-piece aftermarket pipes.
These brackets for the 1.25″ coolant pipes are a great solution for those doing a Subaru engine conversion to their Vanagon, using the popular RMW coolant pipes.
See other available versions below.
These heavy duty replacements are patterned on the factory brackets used on the very early water-cooled Vanagons. Fabricated of 3 mm steel, the brackets will last for decades of use.
CW-CPMB-A-32: Includes one bracket to mount 32 mm (1.25”) diameter pipes, with stainless steel mounting hardware.
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1983 to early 1985 Vanagons were equipped with 1.25”-diameter STEEL coolant pipes.
Late 1985 thru 1991 Vanagons were equipped with 1.50”-diameter PLASTIC coolant pipes.
Generally speaking, use a Type A bracket in the rear to mount the two coolant pipes, and use a Type B bracket in the front to mount the two coolant pipes and two heater hoses.
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