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by kens
Thu Nov 18, 2010 8:16 am
Forum: Engine
Topic: Aluminum fly
Replies: 12
Views: 4732

Re: Aluminum fly

My aluminum flywheel experience is not with the transaxle unit under discussion. However, I do have Alfa V6 aluminum flywheel experience to share. My usage is a FWD V6 assembly that is used in a mid-engine transplant. I took an aluminum flywheel, crankshaft etc. out for balancing services. The machi...
by kens
Thu Nov 18, 2010 7:53 am
Forum: Engine
Topic: 3.2 V6 - removing the oil filter heat exchanger
Replies: 34
Views: 13767

Re: 3.2 V6 - removing the oil filter heat exchanger

Be aware that the oil filter housing / bearing support is a different part if the engine originally mated to an automatic transmission. Same casting, yet, these parts are machined differently for usage in an automatic or manual transmissions. This reference is of value only where the engine is to co...
by kens
Wed Nov 10, 2010 9:24 pm
Forum: Engine
Topic: 3.2 V6 - removing the oil filter heat exchanger
Replies: 34
Views: 13767

Re: 3.2 V6 - removing the oil filter heat exchanger

What thread did you make the block side of the adaptor? My adapter is useful only on the original photo where there are no threads. The adapter fits into the early 24V oil housing, sealing with an o-ring. The adapter provides a 2.5 mm extension to fill the gap from the block to the filter housing. ...
by kens
Wed Nov 10, 2010 3:22 pm
Forum: Engine
Topic: 3.2 V6 - removing the oil filter heat exchanger
Replies: 34
Views: 13767

Re: 3.2 V6 - removing the oil filter heat exchanger

I successfully adapted a 2002 3.0 engine to my 1995 164 based setup. On the newer engine, the central oil pickup is recessed 2.5 mm. I had a batch of adapters machined. The 164 oil filter mount now works with the newer engine. If anyone needs to convert a newer engine to run an older oil filter hous...