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Old 07-23-2009, 11:16 AM   #1
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Default Oil Cooler Installation Issue - Any Ideas?

I am trying to install the Flyin' Miata oil cooler on a Miata that has the older Bell IC set up. The pipe gets in the way of where the Oil Cooler needs to be installed. Has anyone run into this issue? Does any one know of an oil cooler that will work. I need to find a solution quick. The car is on my mechanic's lift!
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I would say buy some new lines and mount it somewhere else with a custom bracket.
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I would say buy some new lines and mount it somewhere else with a custom bracket.
Any ideas of where to mount it?
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This is what I did
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I'd be honored and grateful to know your suggestions.
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In front of the intercooler.
Behind the intercooler.
Above the intercooler.
Beside the intercooler.
or
any of the above locations mounted standing on its side (provided that the oil is coming in at the bottom and going out at the top).

All you need is scrap metal, tin snips or some other cutting device, and a drill for mounting holes. The limit is your imagination.
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I hate the design of those IC pipes so ******* much! That's why when I bought my kit from Leebo I decided to sell the bitches and get some that actually made sense.
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OH FOR **** SAKES!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

I ordered the exact same oil cooler mounting brackets from FM,I also have the older FM2 turbo kit with the Bell intercooler set-up.
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