[V8] Oil cooler lines
knotnook at traverse.com
Mon Jul 19 12:55:52 EDT 2004
The "good hose" bypass idea sounds like a possibility, Dave. I'll have
that as a "backup" in mind during my trip tomorrow. By the time I return,
I'm supposed to have a replacement set of "good" lines and cooler delivered.
At 08:36 AM 7/19/2004 -0700, dsaad at icehouse.net wrote:
>I don't see any reason you could not simply bypass the cooler - but how will
>accomplish this? If by chance the fittings are the same on both the engine and
>cooler, you may be able to use the "good" hose to bypass. I would first do a
>good inspection to see if it is just the "O" ring seal though. The other
>problem would be the crimp has loosened up - so maybe bring some spare hose
>Quoting Kneale Brownson <knotnook at traverse.com>:
>> OK, I stand corrected on the oil cooler lines not being tranny cooler
>> lines. Is there any way I can bypass this "feature" in an emergency if the
>> rusty, oozing line lets loose in the middle of a 500-mile round-trip we
>> need to make next week. The connection at the cooler is wet from oil, but
>> not leaking yet as in drips. Is it likely to last a while?
>> At 05:38 AM 7/16/2004 -0700, Jason Wilkerson wrote:
>> > First off - that is the engine oil cooler, the tranny cooler is
>> >integrated into the drivers side of the radiator. Second those lines are
>> >a real pain to get off if they have never been off - at least in my
>> >experience they are. Buy a couple from a junk yard out west (no rust)
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