||05-13-2011 01:17 PM
Something to hold 2 hoses together?
I'm trying to figure out the best way to hold 2 hoses together, They both contain several wires but it doesnt matter what they hold. The 2 hoses are in my cars engine bay and there are already clamps that hold other hoses together but I need to hold hoses together elsewhere in the engine bay, and I've searched around for OEM replacement clamps and couldnt find them. This is what the clamps look like.....
As you can see one hose goes through each "C" and the middle can swivel to hold 2 hoses that are going in different directions. Both hoses arent supporting that much weight and are only about 3/4" in diameter. I could use either the basic one on the left or the one on the right that actually latches closed on one or both sides. I think the one on the right is more preferred since it securely closes and I wouldnt have to find the perfect size clamp. I could use zip ties which will probably be fine but I want something thats wider and can be adjusted and moved around if necessary, like the clamp in the picture. One other thing I was thinking of was something like a long strip of lead or other strong flexible material that can simple wrap around the 2 hoses.
Can anyone tell me the specific name of the clamp(s) in the picture? or have any other ideas for holding 2 electrical hoses together?