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Hi, all. I'm (hopefully) almost done installing the rebuilt engine and I've got a question about connecting the oil cooler to the block. As you can see, the block is set up to have an oil filter screwed into it, and I do have an aluminum oil cooler adapter that can be sandwiched in between the block and the filter to hook up the oil cooler. So there is an all-important plan B on deck. However, I also have the original oil cooler setup that came stock on the car, an '83 280ZX Turbo 2+2 and I'd rather use the original connector and hardware if possible, at least for now. Thing is, the block has a male connection for an oil filer to screw on, and the connector assembly I pulled off the stock engine has a male connection that's meant to screw into the block. I'm about 90% sure that the block's connection is just a threaded pipe, and so can be unscrewed with the aid of a pipe wrench and maybe a bit of foul language. However, I'd like to have someone who knows more than me check my math before I do anything that would require a machine shop to set right. So, is the oil filter connector a thing I can just unscrew from the block, or did some overly enthusiastic engineer decide it would be better to press fit the damned thing, and I'm going to have to go with the aluminum sandwich adapter?
Hi everyone, Thought I'd post my layout for an oil cooler with measurements and the like if anyone wants to replicate or take some design cues from it in the future. I'm planning on running it bosozoku style with the lines outside and will probably tuck the cooler just behind the bumper but visible. As for the pieces I'm going to be using I have the quantity, name and number listed: (1x) Earls Oil Cooler 4x13x2" 41308ERL (2x) Jegs -8AN Polished Banjo- 555-101022 (1x) 15' -8AN SS Braided hose 555-100923 (2x) Jegs -8AN Polished straight fitting 555-101002 (2x) Jegs -8AN to 3/8" NPT 45* fitting 555-110127 I was planning on using the 280zxt sandwich plate I have but realized that I don't have the center piece to it so I'm lanning on using the transdapt 1313 model sandwich adapter. Stay tuned for pictures.
Looking for some affirmation of a theory I have regarding my oil cooler / pressure switch configuration. I would like to mount a fuel pump kill switch where this Allen plug (see bottom of photo below) is currently installed. This is in the flow path of the pre-cooler line. Unfortunately, there is no such convenient port on the post cooler side, which would see a more immediate drop in pressure should any catastrophic damage occur to the cooler (did I mention I'm planning on running a Bosozoku mounted RX7 oil cooler). I'm under the impression that this location should see an almost immediate drop in pressure, sufficient enough to drop below the sensor's trigger point of around 7psi, HOWEVER I have a nagging fear that this location, being just before the leak, could potentially be the last place in the flow path to drop below the trigger point? Any input from those more knowledgeable than I would be greatly appreciated! Incase anyone is curious, this is the sensor I'm planning on running, along with a wiring schematic: Sensor (Standard Motor Products PS-64)