Here at Viper Performance we offer a wide range of silicone elbows with extra long legs. These high quality hoses will not be found anywhere else on the market! The hose is supplied with legs of equal 300x300mm lengths. This means that you are able to easily cut the hose to the size you need, perfect for when unequal lengths are required!
This unique solution takes away the hassle of having to have your hose custom built, which many manufacturers would not do unless you were ordering large amounts. As this hose also takes away the need for needing joiners, they are also a cost effective solution that save you having to buy many individual components. We have a wide range of sizes available for our long leg elbow hose, giving you even more options.
Due to popular demand, we will soon be releasing new sizes in this extremely popular hose – watch this space!
It has been just over 6 months since we launched our unique 180° elbow J Hoses that are not available anywhere else. When you’re building a coolant or radiator system, this hose shape is ideal. The generous length of the hose can easily be cut down to suit your desired length. This one piece hose removes the need for connectors that would normally be required to create the ‘J’ shape.
This special shape is perfect for a variety of custom applications. Small diameter hoses are quite flexible, this offering some good tolerances on the angles, and orientation. As the ‘J’ bend removes the need to purchase the variety of components you would ordinarily need to create the same shape, it is an extremely cost effective option.
6 months from its launch, the ‘J’ bend is proving increasingly popular with our customers. This unique hoses boast incredible benefits you won’t find elsewhere. These hoses are normally in stock, ready for 24-48 hour delivery.
Our bellow hoses are specially built with NOMEX that can withstand a maximum working temperature of 220°C. They are ideal for use in areas that are subject to engine vibration or severe engine movement, which may cause other hoses to stress and split. Available with either a twin (TurboLoader Hoses) or quadruple (Articulated hoses) centre hump, convulsions act as bellows and offer flexibility and vibration absorption once mounted. We recommend these hoses to connect your charge cooler/intercooler etc to pipework.
We use 3 or 5 steel rings on the hoses, depending on the length, to prevent “ballooning” under boost or pressure. This enables the hose to keep its shape and integrity in any condition. This product is only available in black and is high quality and high specification.
As of Autumn 2017 we will be launching new sizes for these hoses. Our Turbo Loader hoses will be available in 114mm ID. The new sizes for our articulated hoses will be 70, 89 and 102mm hoses.
Our crimp style fittings are specially suited for NBR (nitrile) braided hoses. These crimp style fittings work with 200 series hoses from most brands. Our hose fitting tool makes them easy to fit. Made from high quality, lightweight aluminium, these fittings are available in classic blue and red colourway, or our new high gloss piano black finish.
All of our fittings are CNC machined to absolute precision, giving an unrivaled level of quality. Our fittings are usually in stock, ready for 24-48hr delivery. The fittings are sold in AN-(dash) sizes from -06 to -12 sizes. We purposefully offer a variety of angles for these crimp style fittings to give you freedom and flexibility with your hose.
There is also a wide variety of other fuel system components available from us here at Viper Performance. Be sure to check out our full product range to see all that we have to offer.
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Our aluminium weld on bosses are an excellent accessory for any aluminium pipe that you wish to modify. The broad flat seat of our aluminium bosses allow for a clean, tidy and easy weld. Specially designed, CNC machined and with a polished finish, these bosses are of the highest quality.
We offer bosses in number of outer diameters and usually have them in stock, ready for fast delivery. Aluminium bosses are ideal for adding a breather onto a pipe. We have available barbed, male AN threaded and female BSP threaded weld-on bosses to suit a variety of needs and applications. We also also offer a variety of other parts and components, perfect for silicone hoses and aluminium pipes, which you can also buy from our professional and diverse product range.
We have a commitment to quality and manufacture all of our parts to a high standard and exact specification. The Viper Performance logo stands for quality, so when you buy from us, you know you’re getting the best.
There are many hoses on the market, all varying in price and quality. Viper Performance is known in the industry for making the best possible quality hoses. This is due to our choice of materials; build specification and the skills of our hose builders.
Most of our silicone hoses have been pressure tested when designed. This is done to withstand maximum pressures allowed by the material. You can see the technical data on our website. All our hoses are built to SAE J20 R1 specification.
The Viper logo stands for quality and supplies many industries who trust the brand. Our hoses are built using the best raw materials available. All of our hoses have an inner liner for added protection, with 3 to 6 ply’s of reinforcement, depending on the hose diameter. When needed, our hoses can be further reinforced with a wire spiral. All branches and take offs are very well bonded onto the body, and built to last. We always use machine metal inserts and specialist silicone adhesives if required. These are the reasons that F1 teams, the military, marine and rail industry trust Viper Performance.
To find out more watch the video below;
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When building your fuel system, it is important that you specify which type of braided hose you require, as not all braided hoses are the same. Braided fuel compatible hoses are fantastic for building a professional fuel system to connect your fuel pumps, pressure regulators, fuel tanks, carborators and more.
Here at Viper Performance we offer a wide variety of braided hoses, such as their quality stainless steel double outer braid hose. Whether you’re using a nitrile or PTFE hose, the material inside a hose is important and both types have their advantages and disadvantages.
Our exhaust wraps are available in three colours (black, natural, titanium) with two material options. All our rolls are 50ft (15meters) in length, and can be either 1” or 2” in width. The wraps are made from a high quality, tightly woven material ideal for wrapping exhaust pipes and manifolds. By using one of our exhaust wraps you are able to protect areas such as wires, electrics, hoses etc from exhaust heat.
Which exhaust wrap to use;
Black: Fibre Glass for up to 550 oC
Natural: Fibre Glass for up to 550 oC
Titanium fibre for very high temperatures rated up to a staggering 700 oC!
Each roll of Viper exhaust wrap comes with 5 stainless steel ties for free!
For more information about our exhaust wraps, check out the video below;
Here at Viper Performance, we have a range of end fittings, specifically designed for hardline tubing. These are ideal for racing fuel systems and industrial applications, and also where the fittings need to have an AN style thread. Our hardline tube end fittings are beautifully made and are specifically designed to match our aluminium hardline tubes. These fittings will not work with any other type of hose.
Compared to the crimp on style fittings, these fittings do not require any specialist tools and can easily be done with just a nylon vice jaw and aluminium spanners, which are all available from Viper Performance. Most importantly, the quality of the thread is flawless machine Billet 6063 aluminium and hard anodised. The fittings are smooth inside for good fuel flow and fluid transfer. Inside the fitting is a brass olive insert which slides over the hardline.
Currently, we offer a range of sizes such as AN- 6, AN-8 and AN-10. Our fittings are able in the traditional red/blue colours as well as beautiful polished piano black finish
For a demonstration on how to fit these fittings, simply watch the video below;
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Sometimes it is possible to modify existing tooling without the need to produce a new tool. In this case we can send an existing tool to our tool maker to adapt. This can save you money when compared to creating a new mandrel bend.
Although silicone hoses are most commonly thought of for automotive and race industries Viper Performance create products for a wide array of different industries. If you have an engine you will need a hose!
Our latest video showcases some of the industries that we supply and the various different types of silicone hoses within these market places.
Our latest video showcases our provision for providing custom aluminium pipe fabrication. We can provide custom tube fabrication for small batch or volume orders mainly supplying manufacturers of air intake, induction systems, Intercoolers and superchargers.
We can also supply Mandrel bends and various finishing options such as polished aluminium pipes, brushed finish pipes, natural finish, powder coated aluminium pipes, roll beading.
Making silicone hoses is a long and complicated process and here at Viper Performance we’re extremely proud of our production techniques. Our silicone hose manufacturing is split into several stages; milling, calendaring, cutting, tube rolling, building, taping, curing, demoulding, and trimming. A great level of care is taken at every stage to ensure that all our hoses are produced with no creases, overlaps or air traps. Our skilled builders have months of training and hand tape all our hoses so they only produce high quality hoses with smooth, glossy and even surface finishes.
When you look under the bonnet of a car it often reveals an array of hoses and pipes. Each of these has a specific job and although they may look similar except for diameters each hose has a different purpose and as such may be produced from a different material to the one sitting next to it. As a result hoses are not necessarily interchangeable and you need to ensure you are selecting the right product for the job.
Viper Performance have a range of reinforcements available for silicone hoses such as polyester, nomex and glass reinforced as well as oil and fuel resistant grades. The choice of material will be based on the area of the engine it will be used in.
Cooling System Hoses
At the heart of the cooling system is the water pump and radiator. The water pump circulates the coolant through the engine, and the radiator dissipates the excess heat. The hoses that attach the two components are usually pre-formed or flexible silicone hoses. All of Viper Performances hoses use a high quality polyester reinforcement which is specially designed for pressure, strength, flexibility and increases burst pressure. Polyester reinforcements are perfect for any application where temperatures will not exceed 170c.
Fuel hoses carry the fuel from the fuel tank to the carburetor or fuel injectors to power the engine. If you are choosing hoses for this purpose you need to be sure to specify Fluro hoses. The Fluro liner will stop oil droplets permeating through the wool and destroying the hose. When selecting a fuel hose make sure you choose a supplier that uses 100% Fluro material and at least a 1mm thick liner.
We also have a range of braided hoses available which are ideal as fuel hoses or brake lines.
When you require higher temperature rating you will require Nomex hoses. Our Nomex reinforced hoses will withstand high temperatures up to 220°C. This makes them ideal for Turbo applications, hot air, steam, water or environments where other hoses fail.
We also supply Turbo bellows with humps and stainless steel rings and an iron oxide inner liner for improved heat stability.
A glass reinforcement is also available, this is a very specialist hose for more industrial hose applications.
Take a look at the video below which showcases the different hose materials that Viper can offer:
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Our fuel and oil grade stainless steel braided hose comes with a PTFE lining inside, which is excellent for handling fuel and oil. Unlike cheaper, flimsier hoses, our hoses have a durable layer of tight stainless steel outer braiding on the surface, while still allowing for a reasonable bend radius and pressure rating.
The hose is available in a number of popular sizes for fuel lines and oil lines, and works perfectly with our PTFE end fittings*. The hose diameters are available to suit fittings int DASH-3, DASH-4, DASH-6 and DASH-8 sizes.
The hoses and fittings are incredibly easy to fit and do not require any specialist tools other than an AN spanner to prevent scratching. You can order Vipers braided hose by the single meter or bulk orders are also available for trade clients.
*Please note, only use PTFE hose end fittings with this hose.
We have a new product available here at Viper Performance, a flexible Nitrile lined hose. These hoses are made with a fuel resistant Nitrile Rubber lining and are perfect for using as a Fuel Filler Hose*.
There are two lengths available 500mm and 1000mm. The wire spiral inside the wall of the hose allows it to be flexible enough to bend into angles. Small Diameters are particularly good at bending with the tight bends possible. You can simply push-fit onto your pipe and tighten with T bolt Clamps which are also available on our website
Did you know that we deliver worldwide here at Viper Performance? Yes its true, our website easily converts to different currencies and allows you to select different postage options dependant on your location.
For more information watch the informative video below:
Many people often ask us whether we custom brand hoses with logos. The answer is yes, there are however implications including minimum orders which will effect the process we use to complete this task.
Watch this FAQ video to find out the more about the custom logo process.
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