1/2 hose nipple what is the thread size?

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  1. bnichols

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    70 Dart 340 using an ld340 intake ordered a repop nipple 1/2 hose what size is the threads? My intake has 3/8 npt have a feeling the nipple is going to be smaller anyone know??
     
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    Hose and pipe sizes go by the inner diameter.

    So a 1/2" hose will fit over the outer diameter of a 3/8" nipple.
     
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    3/8" NPT has 18 Threads/Inch
    1/2" NPT has 14 Threads/Inch
    FYI, Pipe threads are tapered so always use a NPT tap.
     
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    Thanks guys
     
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