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Re: [Philly_MG_Club] Oil cooler

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Subject: Re: [Philly_MG_Club] Oil cooler
From: Max Heim <>
Date: Sun, 01 Dec 2002 17:23:00 -0800
Why not run one hose as a loop back to the other outlet? Of course, I'm not
looking at it, and it may have different fittings on each end...


Max Heim
'66 MGB GHN3L76149
If you're near Mountain View, CA,
it's the primer red one with chrome wires

on 11/30/02 10:10 AM, JAMES SCHULTE at wrote:

> Larry,
> How do I do that?  If I need to cap the filter
> outlets, where do I find the caps and what size? At a
> plumbing store?  Isn't it fine thread?
> Jim
> --- "Larry B. Macy, Ph.D." <>
> wrote:
>> OK, If you are just trying to see if it runs, why
>> bother with an oil cooler
>> at all?? Can't you bypass the cooler lines??
>> Larry
>>>> Jim, I would highly recommend against using a
>> used
>>>> oil cooler. IMHO they
>>>> can never be completely cleaned, they will still
>>>> retain some residue, junk
>>>> and perhaps bits of metal from inside the old
>>>> engine. I don't care what
>>>> anyone claims about cleaning them, you are taking
>>>> about an item that costs
>>>> a $150 or so against a $1000+ rebuild. If you
>> don't
>>>> care about your engine,
>>>> then feel free to take the risk. The things don't
>>>> cost all that much and I
>>>> think this is a bad place to save a few bucks.
>> Using
>>>> a used oil cooler is
>>>> false economy.
>>>> Of course your opinion may differ.
>>>> Larry
>>>> --On Thursday, November 28, 2002 11:31 AM -0500
>>>> wrote:
>>>>> Jim,
>>>>>        If you give me a call I've got one I
>>>> removed from my 73. Your
>>>>> welcome to it if you like. Might just cost you
>> a
>>>> cold brew next summer,
>>>>> thats all. I also have the hoses if that helps.
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