Node Red Error when installing Buffer Parser via Palette

Trying to install node-red-contrib-buffer-array from node red palette and getting install error saying bad network config. Here is the error log:

023-06-27T13:12:43.554Z Install : node-red-contrib-buffer-array 1.1.0

2023-06-27T13:17:28.937Z [err] npm 
2023-06-27T13:17:28.937Z [err] ERR! code ETIMEDOUT
2023-06-27T13:17:28.937Z [err] npm 
2023-06-27T13:17:28.937Z [err] ERR! 
2023-06-27T13:17:28.937Z [err] syscall connect
2023-06-27T13:17:28.938Z [err] npm 
2023-06-27T13:17:28.938Z [err] ERR!
2023-06-27T13:17:28.938Z [err]  errno ETIMEDOUT
2023-06-27T13:17:28.941Z [err] npm ERR! network request to failed, reason: connect ETIMEDOUT 2606:4700::6810:1123:443
2023-06-27T13:17:28.941Z [err] npm ERR! network This is a problem related to network connectivity.
2023-06-27T13:17:28.941Z [err] npm ERR! network In most cases you are behind a proxy or have bad network settings.
2023-06-27T13:17:28.941Z [err] npm
2023-06-27T13:17:28.942Z [err]  ERR! network 
2023-06-27T13:17:28.942Z [err] npm ERR! network If you are behind a proxy, please make sure that the
2023-06-27T13:17:28.942Z [err] npm ERR! network 'proxy' config is set properly.  See: 'npm help config'
2023-06-27T13:17:28.944Z [err] 
2023-06-27T13:17:28.944Z [err] npm ERR! A complete log of this run can be found in: /root/.npm/_logs/2023-06-27T13_09_48_802Z-debug-0.log
2023-06-27T13:17:28.952Z rc=1

I do not have a static or dynamic IP address for my internet connection…is that the issue?

SOLVED- turn off IPv6 and it installs just fine