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Adding Oil Cooler....less oil pressure??


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#1 Do It Sidewayz

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Posted 07 July 2004 - 09:37 PM

I think an Oil Cooler on my car would be benefitical.

Now...my question is..am i going to loose oil pressure because of it??

i'm running like 47 PSI max on my Autometer gauge right now.

The car is a Subaru Justy...with custom turbo set-up

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Posted 07 July 2004 - 10:09 PM

yes

#3 Do It Sidewayz

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Posted 07 July 2004 - 10:15 PM

yes


Alright...How much?? and how am i going to cure the problem??

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Posted 08 July 2004 - 09:36 AM

i dont think you will, the oil pressure is measured before all the oil goes through your lower end, so its measuring the restriction that the oil passages are creating.

i was thinkin it raised the pressure just a tad on my ea82, because the oil doesnt get as hot as it used to.

#5 Do It Sidewayz

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Posted 08 July 2004 - 03:04 PM

i dont think you will, the oil pressure is measured before all the oil goes through your lower end, so its measuring the restriction that the oil passages are creating.

i was thinkin it raised the pressure just a tad on my ea82, because the oil doesnt get as hot as it used to.


Is this using a oil cooler kit which uses a "sandwich" plate in between the block and the filter??

#6 MorganM

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Posted 08 July 2004 - 03:11 PM

Is this using a oil cooler kit which uses a "sandwich" plate in between the block and the filter??


Yes. I was just looking at it the other day on his GL wagon. Goes from the adapter you describe, to a remote filter, to the cooler and back.

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Posted 08 July 2004 - 03:29 PM

http://www.ultimates...ttachmentid=727

this is the set up I run. its a volvo oil cooler with big ol hydraulic lines.
if you run large enough lines and cooler you will have little to no pressure drop.
the benifits of cooler oil far out weigh any minimal presure drop.

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Posted 08 July 2004 - 03:44 PM


this is the set up I run. its a volvo oil cooler with big ol hydraulic lines.
if you run large enough lines and cooler you will have little to no pressure drop.
the benifits of cooler oil far out weigh any minimal presure drop.

That's some fancy lines there; where did you pick them up at?

Oh also what Volvos came with oilcoolers? 740 T-I ? 940 ?

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Posted 08 July 2004 - 03:56 PM

That's some fancy lines there; where did you pick them up at?

Oh also what Volvos came with oilcoolers? 740 T-I ? 940 ?


the lines are custom made 4000 psi hyd. lines and fittings. I made them myself with acess to the crimping tool needed to crimp on the fittings. the main reason is that they are highly resistant to abraision/heat/chemicals. it would really suck to loose a motor because of a cheapy hose getting a leak.

the cooler fits the 240 ,242 turbo volvos from the early 80s
I had to get some special metric fittings to go onto it.

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Posted 08 July 2004 - 04:31 PM

the lines are custom made 4000 psi hyd. lines and fittings. I made them myself with acess to the crimping tool needed to crimp on the fittings. the main reason is that they are highly resistant to abraision/heat/chemicals. it would really suck to loose a motor because of a cheapy hose getting a leak.

the cooler fits the 240 ,242 turbo volvos from the early 80s
I had to get some special metric fittings to go onto it.


Where did you get that "sandwich" plate.

I'd also be interested in a remote oil filter, as mine is a bitch to get at as it's at the back of my engine.

So if i use large enough lines i shouldn't have a problem?? What size are we talking about??

Also...is your sandwich plate have a thermostat in it, so it only opens when hot??

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Posted 08 July 2004 - 06:30 PM

WJM can get those sandwich things...Im not sure if it will fit a justy...and yes it does have some sort of t-stat in it although I am not sure of its ratings...I think he said 190ish. hope this helps

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Posted 08 July 2004 - 06:37 PM

160 starts to open. 180 fully open.

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Posted 09 July 2004 - 11:35 AM

Where did you get that "sandwich" plate.

I'd also be interested in a remote oil filter, as mine is a bitch to get at as it's at the back of my engine.

So if i use large enough lines i shouldn't have a problem?? What size are we talking about??

Also...is your sandwich plate have a thermostat in it, so it only opens when hot??


got mine from WJM

I use #8 hyd. line. basically 1/2" ID. the hyd. line will not kink and give you a restriction either.

yeah its got the T stat inside. but if you put your hand on the cooler to see if it has opened be carefull. It can get really hot.

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Posted 10 July 2004 - 11:57 AM

Yeah, that oil form the EA82T is REALLY HOT! Thats why on my new engine...the one that will have the BIG Delta Cams, WRX IC and mucho boost....plus some more high air flowing into and out of engine goodies....im going to get a cooler setup that does not have a t-stat and will be full flow for the oil at all times...large lines and large core. Its going to be a full out racing setup. This is...the experimental engine. :burnout:

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Posted 10 July 2004 - 04:00 PM

:rolleyes: Bah....I'll reasearch, and do, and see what happens. lol :drunk:

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Posted 31 July 2004 - 08:28 PM

160 starts to open. 180 fully open.


Will the adapter fit a EJ22 engine?? Putting one in T-Rex for next season--have a Jaguar XJ-6 oil cooler (similar to the Volvo unit, except with SAE fine thread fittings) & was looking for the sandwich----

Try driftin' in a Subie-----:brow:

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Posted 31 July 2004 - 08:45 PM

the EJs and the EG and EZ are metric, the source i was getting those SAE ones for had the metric avalible...in a KIT only that cost as much as the OE SUBARU one for the STi and such....there WAS an individual adapter avalible...but some really smart person decied to discontinue it. :banghead:




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