Never use teflon tape! A pipe port is a tapered thread and it is very easy to crack a casting if teflon tape is used. Use of liquid pipe sealant is the only approved installation method. Torque values are as follows: 1/2" NPTF - 32 to 40 ft. lbs.; 3/4" NPTF - 40 to 48 ft. lbs.
What pressure rating are the hoses in Hose Box kits?
The hoses that we use in our kits have a operating pressure rating of 4,000 psi.
What is optimal temperature for my hydraulic fluid?
It is important to keep your oil temperatures operating around 180° F or less. If oil temperatures start to exceed 200° it will start to break down seals and o-rings that are essential in keeping your system running and operating smoothly.
Colors of my hydraulics fluid?
If your fluid is light brown or transparent that means it is normal. If your fluid is red then it is ATF in good condition. If your fluid is milky that would indicate that you have water in your system.
Hose Box Questions
Can I cancel or add to my order?
We process your order as quickly as we can. Unfortunately after your order is processed we can not cancel or change your order.
What payment methods are accepted?
We accept debit cards, Visa, Mastercard, Discover.
How do I exchange or return my order?
We can exchange or return your order within 30 days of receipt. A restocking fee may apply. You will need to fill out our exchange/return form and send us your order with the product unopened and in its original packaging. We can not return or exchange orders that have the original packaging removed. As soon as we receive the product in satisfactory condition, we will issue a refund or a gift card for an exchange.
How do I know what thread family kit to choose?
You can find all the how to and thread family characteristics on our learning page, which will help you identify what the correct Hose Box kit is right for you.
How do I reorder individual adapter fittings?
We make it simple to refill your individual adapter by going to our refill center or quickly scanning the QR code on the inside label of the adapter case.
How easy is it to use my Hose Box?
Hose box was created with simplicity in mind. Check out our hydraulics resources in the Learning page and our Tutorial pdf to make hydraulics simple for anyone.
Where is the closest Hose Box dealer?
Take a look at our dealer locator map to find a dealer nearby
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