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Old 05-25-2012, 02:07 PM   #1
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Default Oil filter sandwich plate adapter oil line routing

I looked around and decided on an oil filter sandwich plate for my oil feed and eventual oil pressure/temp gauges. I have a '99 nb.

I understand that when people source the feed from the stock pressure sender they route around the back of the engine. Can you route around the front of the engine with a feed line off of of the filter?

My oil fitting on the compressor is about parallel with the engine hoist bolt, so routing the oil around the font would mean a lot shorter line.

Any experiences? I searched but didn't really come up with much.
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You can route the oil line however you choose to. Going around the back is largely a cosmetic decision, though of course there are also fewer obstacles on that side (belts, intake piping, radiator hose, etc.)
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You could go under the middle of the oil pan if you want to. It won't matter because it is a pressure fed line.
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