oil cooler/oil filter hsng hose fittings

Jim Green jeg1976 at yahoo.com
Fri Aug 9 09:41:36 EDT 2002

--- Ameer Antar <antar at attbi.com> wrote:
> Hey, does anyone know what type and size the
> fittings are at the oil filter housing
> for a 5kT? (I assume KH & MC are the same or at
> least similar). I'm rebuilding the
> motor, and the last motor I built ('65 MGB),
> everyone I talked to told me to
> replace the oil cooler cuz it collects bits of oil
> crud in there that are impossible to
> shake out. Especially w/ a turbo motor that can burn
> the oil sometimes, I'd like to
> do this. But I won't buy the OE one for who knows
> how many hundred's of dollars.
> And it doesn't look that special anyways. My MGB
> cooler is of the same
> sandwiched aluminum plate type, but is much bigger.
> I was thinking of getting a
> universal 13 or 16 row cooler and adapting the oil
> filter connections to AN fittings
> and replace the hoses while I'm at it w/ generic SS
> AN fitting oil lines. Any BTDT's?
> I recall maybe Javad or other's have gone the
> aftermarket route?? Thanks again
> everyone.

18x1.5mm to -10 AN
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