Yes, that is the location. The thread is the same in in either direction.
I just did not catch it until after the engine was installed.
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From: "Dodd, Kelvin" <email@example.com>
To: "Craig Straub" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Friday, August 10, 2007 6:18 PM
Subject: RE: [Mgs] Oil ine fitting - HELP!
Ok thanks, got the motor.
Is this the oil cooler line fitting at the back of the block just to the
left and above the distributor?
I'm confused that you say the fitting is in backwards. Not sure how this
Need more input.
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> firstname.lastname@example.org] On Behalf Of Craig Straub
> Sent: Friday, August 10, 2007 4:07 PM
> To: > Subject: Re: [Mgs] Oil ine fitting - HELP!
> The engine is a 1973 MGB 1800cc
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> From: "Craig Straub" <email@example.com>
> To: <>
> Sent: Friday, August 10, 2007 4:58 PM
> Subject: [Mgs] Oil ine fitting - HELP!
> > About 2 weeks ago I put my freshly rebuilt engine that was done by a
> > machine
> > shop back in the car. I started to hook up the ancillaries and
> > I
> > had a problem.
> > The machine shop had put the oil line fitting in backwards that is
> > towards
> > the rear of the engine. Normally this fitting takes a 1" socket
> > there
> > is a slight factory bulge in the metal line not allowing the socket
> > slip
> > over.
> > Does any one have a suggestion on what to do other than pulling the
> > out
> > again and taking off the back plate?
> > Thanks,
> > Craig
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