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rextreme
06-25-2002, 03:13 AM
I just aquired myself a nifty little oil cooler. I was curious about some of the sandwich adapters out there. Do those things divert 100% of oil flow to the cooler before (or after) it reaches the filter or only like 50%? I'm curious because I don't want this oil cooler being a restriction in my oiling system. The lines that come with it look decent sized buy i'm not sure about how well the core itself actually flows.

Tom

philttz
06-25-2002, 03:58 AM
I have a sandwich adapter for sale if you want it?
I bought it for the turbo kit and never used it.
email me in private if you are interested

jvh22a
06-25-2002, 09:24 AM
you can use a sandwhich or a bypass adapters.get the ford one; 3/4-16 thread. and the holes on the adapters are usually 1/2 npt.

YellowS14
06-25-2002, 09:38 AM
yes they divert 100% you can splice it tho, its said that the oil cooler is only really necessary if you do prolonged track laps, like endurance

TroyC http://www.freshalloy.com/

formulaJEREMY
06-25-2002, 12:37 PM
Hey Alex,

What would be an example of setting it up wrong?

-Jeremy (now wondering after installing B&M kit only weeks ago)

Mav1178
06-25-2002, 11:57 PM
The B&M oil filter relocation kit has fittings for an oil cooler. They also have a "thermostat" that diverts only 5% of the oil to the cooler when the engine is cold, and 95% of the oil when the oil is past 170 degrees farenheit, almost like a regular thermostat.

Oil coolers won't become a restriction in your system unless you set it up wrong.

-alex