check ball for external oil cooler

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check ball for external oil cooler

Post by volksbugly » Mon Jun 10, 2013 2:51 pm

I have dual mounted external oil coolers that are above the engine. I'm worried that the oil will drain back down and then during startup I will have a large gap time before things start oiling again. Has anyone ever done and inline check ball on the external oil lines. It doesn't need high pressure just something to keep the oil in the lines to prevent drain back. Any suggestions or ideas are greatly welcome. I figure I would put two check balls in one at the beginning of the outgoing line to the coolers, the other at the end of the coolers, I have no idea where to get the check ball. I figure 5psi would be plenty, as it really just needs to hold the oil in place after the car is turned off.

Thanks anyone!

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Re: check ball for external oil cooler

Post by Piledriver » Mon Jun 10, 2013 3:04 pm

Swagelock and Parker make 1/3 psi and up check valves, highest quality.
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Re: check ball for external oil cooler

Post by andy198712 » Sun Jun 16, 2013 5:07 am

Which ones on there site are they? Would work on a drysump tank too I'd guess!?

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Re: check ball for external oil cooler

Post by Piledriver » Sun Jun 16, 2013 11:14 am

andy198712 wrote:Which ones on there site are they? Would work on a drysump tank too I'd guess!?
http://www.swagelok.com/products/valves ... alves.aspx
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