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Our website is now ready to provide information and process orders!
www.hipoengineering.com

High quality, good looking, easy and inexpensive solution to cap coming loose and causing engine fire.
 

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Nice!! Looks OEM.

Hey, I have the Motive power bleeder and need that adapter too.

Thanks Craig.

Couple of requests:
1. puke can setup with same type of quality.
2. locking hood latch with remote cable release.
 

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I can see where this product allows for better venting. However, it does nothing to keep the cap from becoming loose and falling off. Isn't the cap coming off the problem?
 

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My first thought too. Looks like the tube gets installed after the cap is secure
and having the tube up against the PS housing prevents it from turning.

some help here Craig?
 

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I have the same question, do I get what I see in the picture, or is it just the tube and I attatch it to my stock cap?

Anyway, its handy, and you didn't charge $200 for it, so I'll prolly buy one.
 

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Im interested in buying one as well, but have the same questions as the others. Please post some answers.
 

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I thought the caps come of because of the 2 type of materials with the cap and pump and expansion etc...
 

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Looking closely at the website, it looks like it includes the tube, small attachment hose to go from the down tube to the cap and clamps to clamp it to the top of the existing stock cap. This would seem to reasonably resist having the cap turn and come loose since the vent tube would prevent rotation. I have heard of others using a stiff flexible hose to sort of accomplish the same thing, but this seems like it would work 'and look' better. Does probably mean that you would have to unscrew the hose to open the cap, but that isn't a big deal.

Seems like a reasonable solution at a good price, :thumb: I'll get one.
 

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For that price, you can't go wrong.
 

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Oh, and add me to the list of people wanting a good looking puke can setup at a decent price.
 

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Very nice products...and no Viper tax! I will definitely buy the cap and the bleeder assembly.
 

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Is this just a problem with the genI cars, or do all vipers have this problem. I was warned about it at Viperdays. I checked my cap after every race and didn't once feel the slightest of loosening in it on my '97.
 

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There are multiple problems with the cap/reservoir
1. Positioned too close to headers. Dodge solutioned this by applying a temp resistent plastic on one side of reservoir but it still goes through a wide range of temp changes during use.
2. OEM cap has small rubber seal on inside but it does not adequately secure the cap during the temp changes. One day, and you'll never know, it will work it's way loose.
3. Vent nipple on OEM cap tends to blow out fluid during hard cornering.
4. Same cap/reservoir on all 92-02 Vipers.

This product is a nickel or chrome tube, Viton rubber connector, stainless clamps, and tie. Once the OEM cap is on, you attach this to the nipple on the cap. The clamps aren't user friendly, but high quality, excellent looking, and they snap shut and lock the tube. Makes it impossible to turn the cap.

Easy to remove one clamp for fluid changes once a year.

The hollow tube does not restrict venting of the reservoir which is critical. During track use, if any fluid makes it up the tube, it will safely exit below the reservoir, not on the headers.
 

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Unfortunate start to the release of our website causing credit transactions to not be approved has been resolved.

www.hipoengineering.com
is now ready (I promise) to take your orders for vent tubes that take care of the power steering cap fires and the Motive Bleeder adapter. More products to come soon too!
 

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Looks like a nice product at a nice price!
 

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Awesome customer service, and a super easy install.
[image]http://www.viperalley.com/gallery/data/500/726powersteering2-med.JPG[/image]
 

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What's the S/H?

I personally have never had a problem with mine, it's always extremely tight, even after going through full ranges of freezing winter to blistering track heat. But hey, I might put it on my Xmas list /images/graemlins/smile.gif
 
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