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I got some time to myself out in the shop last night and was able to get a couple things done. First was to swap on another oil filter housing. I guess I got a little too ambitious with trying to remove one of the oil lines so I could make room for installing the starter.



Starter and replacement housing are in now. And I mocked up the AC dryer and oil cooler. They are trying to occupy the same space and the cooler is pretty crusty…I think I might buy an aftermarket cooler and fit some -10AN hoses.






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I’ve been wrestling with the issue of fitting an intercooler on my swap for a while. I originally bought the 3B S2 core support and IC, but that’s a no go with my non-s2-style euro bumper. I am willing to pay up for one, but finding one is pretty tough.

With my bumper, the only useable space I can see is where the OEM auxiliary radiator once lived. Last year I thought I had a 2 pass IC that would work, but it’s too long to fit in between the headlights with hoses attached.

My latest attempt involves a small single pass IC and fabricating a custom core support. Things are looking good so far, just waiting on a 2.25” aluminum pipe that goes underneath the IC. Just need to add some tabs or spacers to keep it from coming in contact with the harmonic balancer and AC compressor.










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