It was an option. You need a little adapter that screws in the side of the
oil filter housing. The other hose connects to the fitting to the left of
the distributor next to the oil pressure sender. If yoiu live in a hot
climate it can really help keep your engine temp down.
To: REICHLE, CHRISTOPHER; mgs
Subject: RE: OIL COOLERS on late MGB
Date: Tuesday,January 09,1996 7:18AM
My 79 doesn't have a oil cooler did it come with one orig
or did the DPO take it off? I don't see anyplace to plug it in on the oil
housing,would I need a different housing or does the car even need one? my
presure is 70 at 2500 45~50 idle when hot it has 71000 mi on it.