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Old 05-16-2010, 11:35 AM   #1
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So I rerouted my oil system so that it goes strait from the block to the line, line to tee mounted by the radiator with the oil pressure sender unit attached to it, all in an effort to cancel out vibrations breaking things. The only problem is that I'm now left with the tee ~1ft, maybe less from the turbo. All the oil lines I can find are at least 24".

I really don't want to just wrap a long one around, because then I'd be running ~5ft of oil line, and I don't think that would go very well for the first start.

Any suggestions?
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Old 05-18-2010, 12:09 AM   #2
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Any suggestions?
Make your own line, Summit ( sells all the line and fittings you need.

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Making your own lines really is easy. If you're not comfortable doing so will make you any line you want with whatever length or fittings you want.
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or find a fastenal or parker store etc.
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my local fitting store made me a -4AN line that was 2ft long for about 19 bucks

try there website if they take orders

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NOS brand has 'em in 3", 8.5", & 12" (and longer). This is what I use. Drain lines are one thing, but I don't feel comfy making pressure lines. I know what hot pressurized oil spraying onto a hot exhaust manifold does.
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