ok, so, apparently i like to leap before i look.
there IS a reducer fitting on my nozzle which is what makes it a diesel nozzle, it would allow an inch and a half hose fit into a nozzle which is meant for a one inch hose.
i removed that, it's a two-piece which i have NO idea how it would come apart, nor do i need to know. i simply removed it from the nozzle and now the same hose that fits into the outlet on the pump fits into my nozzle.
does anyone need this fitting? it's chrome like the standard fittings but then the larger, lower portion of it is brass.
FREE to a good home.