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Any tips to get lower oil line off the radiator?

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Re: Any tips to get lower oil line off the radiator?

Post by TheOtherside » Thu Mar 19, 2020 3:40 pm

With what he did with the rest of the car, I don't doubt it...

And yeah, I should have just left it. :cry:
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Re: Any tips to get lower oil line off the radiator?

Post by abscate » Thu Mar 19, 2020 8:06 pm

Here’s my measurements on the nipple

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Re: Any tips to get lower oil line off the radiator?

Post by TheOtherside » Thu Mar 19, 2020 11:43 pm

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Re: Any tips to get lower oil line off the radiator?

Post by TheOtherside » Fri Mar 20, 2020 7:36 am

I'm confused now. My piece doesnt have a threaded shaft.

The threaded part on mine is coming out of the rafiator.
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Re: Any tips to get lower oil line off the radiator?

Post by abscate » Fri Mar 20, 2020 7:40 am

Thats what I was worried about. Volvo webstore does not show these parts as available for a 1998, and this might be an aftermarket radiator that is different.

The heat exchanger in the rad is internally pipe threaded, the fitting above screws into that.

Yours might screw to were I have the 24 mm thin nut above and the Pipe O-ring slips directly in there.
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Re: Any tips to get lower oil line off the radiator?

Post by TheOtherside » Fri Mar 20, 2020 10:07 am

Got ya... well thank you so much for your time amd effort to get that info to me!!
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Re: Any tips to get lower oil line off the radiator?

Post by TheOtherside » Sat Mar 21, 2020 3:55 pm

Can finally start rebuilding these lines!
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Re: Any tips to get lower oil line off the radiator?

Post by wizechatmgr » Sun Mar 22, 2020 12:22 am

After all that, I think I would have just cut the lines and ran an external cooler. If I remember correctly those lines have almost no pressure. You have far more gumption than I have. =)
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Re: Any tips to get lower oil line off the radiator?

Post by TheOtherside » Sun Mar 22, 2020 9:39 am

wizechatmgr wrote:
Sun Mar 22, 2020 12:22 am
After all that, I think I would have just cut the lines and ran an external cooler. If I remember correctly those lines have almost no pressure. You have far more gumption than I have. =)
Didn't even know that was an option. Lol.
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