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 Post subject: oil cooler tips
PostPosted: Mon Dec 30, 2002 11:01 am 
Hey boys,can anyone give me some good tips on how to install an oil cooler on our engines? anything would help me out,where to hook it,what do i need etc.thanx in advance<!--EZCODE EMOTICON START 8) --><img src=http://www.ezboard.com/intl/aenglish/images/emoticons/glasses.gif ALT="8)"><!--EZCODE EMOTICON END--> <p></p><i></i>


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 Post subject: Re: oil cooler tips
PostPosted: Mon Dec 30, 2002 5:02 pm 
I used a 1" spacer block thats made for installing an oil cooler. I got it at the local speed shop, just make sure you get the correct thread on the adapter. I used an oil cooler out of a Mazda RX-7, had it laying around. Used dash 10 aeroquip line and fittings. Welded the cooler mounts to the lower radiator support.<br><br>Jon #75 G Prod SCCA <p></p><i></i>


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 Post subject: Re: oil cooler tips
PostPosted: Mon Dec 30, 2002 5:28 pm 
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spacer block is the easist way to go. i went 1 farther and remote mounted the filter vertical <so i doesn't make a mess each oil job><br>the rx7 cooler is a good choice, thats what i have been running.<br>most companies don't stock a filter adpater for the swifts. but that okay. go get the kit from a ford <like mustang 5.0> it is the same tread pitch and works great. i would throw away the rubber lines they come with.<br>and either use AN- stuff <expensive> or cheap out like i did and use hydraulic fittings and lines. they are way cheaper. i did the 3 lines with all fittings for 80cdn. cooler was 30 bucks.<br><br>also with this tip u can use your stock suzuki filters or upgrade to a ford filter <PH8 or something like that> which is double the size<br><br>MURR<br><!--EZCODE AUTOLINK START--><a href="http://groups.msn.com/holyshift/shoebox.msnw">groups.msn.com/holyshift/shoebox.msnw</a><!--EZCODE AUTOLINK END--> <p>MURR<br>1990 Suzuki Swift GT<br>TOY racer</p><i></i>


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 Post subject: Re: oil cooler tips
PostPosted: Mon Dec 30, 2002 11:00 pm 
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damn, now that's a bloody useful bit of knowledge =) thanks <p></p><i></i>


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 Post subject: Re: oil cooler tips
PostPosted: Tue Dec 31, 2002 6:35 am 
Hey thanx a lot boys!! This is my next mod.You mean that a filter of a mustang 5.0 is the same thread as our engines? wow i didn't know that,also from which gen of rx7 are the oil coolers from?<br><br>THIS FORUM RULES MAN!!!<!--EZCODE EMOTICON START ;) --><img src=http://www.ezboard.com/intl/aenglish/images/emoticons/wink.gif ALT=";)"><!--EZCODE EMOTICON END--> <p></p><i></i>


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 Post subject: Re: oil cooler tips
PostPosted: Tue Dec 31, 2002 8:51 am 
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My oil cooler is from Dony at Select Sales, now DMS Distributors. Is a mocal aluminium radiator with braded -10AN lines and fitings from aeroquip.<br><br>Bolivar <p></p><i></i>


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 Post subject: Re: oil cooler tips
PostPosted: Tue Dec 31, 2002 8:59 am 
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Bolivar, those Mocal oil cooler are excellent stuff!!! <p></p><i></i>


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 Post subject: Re: oil cooler tips
PostPosted: Tue Dec 31, 2002 9:19 am 
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Leeye, Yes they are excellent.<br><br>Bolivar <p></p><i></i>


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 Post subject: Re: oil cooler tips
PostPosted: Tue Dec 31, 2002 11:15 am 
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yes MOCAL stuff is great but huge coin.<br>i used a 2gen rx7 like 87 ish. it has bango fittings and welded end tanks<br><br>they mount very very low on the front valence of the car so watch for leakers.<br>MURR<br><!--EZCODE AUTOLINK START--><a href="http://groups.msn.com/holyshift/shoebox.msnw">groups.msn.com/holyshift/shoebox.msnw</a><!--EZCODE AUTOLINK END--> <p>MURR<br>1990 Suzuki Swift GT<br>TOY racer</p><i></i>


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 Post subject: Re: oil cooler tips
PostPosted: Wed Jan 01, 2003 11:41 am 
Thanx again.<!--EZCODE EMOTICON START 8) --><img src=http://www.ezboard.com/intl/aenglish/images/emoticons/glasses.gif ALT="8)"><!--EZCODE EMOTICON END--> <!--EZCODE EMOTICON START :D --><img src=http://www.ezboard.com/intl/aenglish/images/emoticons/happy.gif ALT=":D"><!--EZCODE EMOTICON END--> i gonna search for one! <p></p><i></i>


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