OEM Oil Cooler Bypass Thingy

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  1. DV8

    DV8 Donator VIP Member Donator

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    Right I'm thinking of removing the OEM Oil Heat Exchanger and was wondering if there is some sort of attachement, part from another b-series engine or bolt that allows me to remove this so I can fit a oil cooler adapter plate closer to the block?

    Below is the bit I'm talking about:
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  2. Rich777

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    Why do you want to remove it? I don't think there's any gains from removing it regardless to whether or not you're running a external oil cooler.
     
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    I want to still run my sandwich plate with the two sensors in it post oil cooler plate. Just don't really want 3 gurt bit jobbers on there ;)
     
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    OK, OK, I see... (now how could I doubt you? ) Have you tried sending "Steven" a pm? I'm pretty sure he done this mod...
     
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    LOL [​IMG]

    Will do mate!!! Cheers!
     
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    You can just loop the water pipes then remove the cooler. You will need threaded stud from a early b16a which didn't have oil cooler or I believe b20 blocks didn't have oil cooler either so could use one from that, it will thread into your block so to allow you to mount oil filter or sandwich plate direct to block without the oil cooler.
     
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    Here is picture of b20 block, you'll see the stud I'm talking about, this is what you need if getting rid of oem oil cooler
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    Thanks for the info mate! Awesome

    Got a text from steven and he also mentioned getting the B20 metal coolant pipe and blocking off the coolant supply from the block.
     
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    Yeah you can do that also. There is a threaded blank you can get to screw into block instead of the water outlet, again this would be found on a early b16a which didn't have oil cooler!
     
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    B18c4 also has threaded adapter and blank that you need.
     
  11. Murray

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    Early B16s do have the OEM oil coolers. I had a b18c4 that didnt though?
     
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    Most early Jap one's i've seen don't. UK b16a2 do but hence I said b16a which is Jap.
     
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    Part number for the filter holder bolt/stud that you need is PFKL976010
     
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    My early jap one has one? Just to add more confusion!:lol:

    Murray
     
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    lol, i've two b16 blocks in my garage and neither has one! What's the coincidence of that:D
     
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    DV8 and Vtec6000; thank you both for the above information.
     
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    How do you remove one of these or were can I find the fittings
     

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