I appreciate your suggestions toobroketoretire!
Where you from Son?
Corporate America Box Stores invaded us a long time ago!
And, no I don't think ill be wrapping the duct work with tape, my days on the farm are long gone.
then , take toobrokes suggestion, try home improvement store or maybe an HVAC supply ... don t know how long you ve had your car, but there s not much you can repair on these cars for $2.29 .. like I said, that 2 1/4 will be difficult to find..and welcome to SV
I always try to make a proper fix but there are times when I just don't have any other option than to improvise. I suggest wrapping 3/4" masking tape around the ends until their diameter reaches 2-1/2".
Back in the 50's and 60's the flexible hoses were readily available but as injection molding improved there was no longer any need for connecting hoses.