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My approach to pressure oil lines

Post by Les Schubert » Sun Apr 05, 2020 2:35 pm

Connecting to outside
Connecting to outside
Front  main bearing (not really easy to see
Front main bearing (not really easy to see
Rear  main bearing
Rear main bearing
Line connection
Line connection
Attachments
Centre main bearing
Centre main bearing


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Re: My approach to pressure oil lines

Post by Joe Bell » Sun Apr 05, 2020 3:02 pm

Those are the good fittings!!


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Re: My approach to pressure oil lines

Post by SurfCityGene » Sun Apr 05, 2020 3:48 pm

Those are the BEST Fittings and a Nice job forming the lines!!
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Re: My approach to pressure oil lines

Post by Scott_Conger » Sun Apr 05, 2020 4:11 pm

Yes, they are the best fittings. Now, how many have seen the proprietary wrench(s) and gap gauge available for them and when should it be used and when should it NOT be used? Just a little trivia from someone who spent much of their career using them...

Les

nice work and no small task working with tha SS tubing...
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Re: My approach to pressure oil lines

Post by Shane Lach » Sun Apr 05, 2020 4:25 pm

What kind of fittings are they?


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Re: My approach to pressure oil lines

Post by Les Schubert » Sun Apr 05, 2020 4:33 pm

Swagelok. Not cheap but ultimately easy to use. Actually the tubing is just galvanized steel. The fittings are SS. Fortunately available off the shelf locally. Over the years we used a LOT of them at the shop I had.

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Re: My approach to pressure oil lines

Post by kelly mt » Sun Apr 05, 2020 4:42 pm

Nice looking work.


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Re: My approach to pressure oil lines

Post by Kerry » Sun Apr 05, 2020 5:07 pm

Les.
I don't like being picky but I hate seeing things that can give a heap of grief down the track, your rods are around the wrong way and no oil holes in the pistons for the wrist pins. :(


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Re: My approach to pressure oil lines

Post by Les Schubert » Sun Apr 05, 2020 6:38 pm

Just about ready to light it up!!
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Re: My approach to pressure oil lines

Post by Dan McEachern » Sun Apr 05, 2020 11:22 pm

A different outside view. Did this one a few years ago. All stainless- the Swageloc guy loved me!
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Re: My approach to pressure oil lines

Post by Scott_Conger » Mon Apr 06, 2020 10:08 am

Wow Les, indeed he did!

That's a lot of pricey bling on display. The engine's not so bad, either!
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Re: My approach to pressure oil lines

Post by Susanne » Tue Apr 07, 2020 7:42 pm

What are you using for an oil pump, and how do you have it routed? I'm way new to pressure oil, and would rather not cook a new and good block on my first foray....


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Re: My approach to pressure oil lines

Post by Les Schubert » Tue Apr 07, 2020 11:11 pm

I sent you a email


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Re: My approach to pressure oil lines

Post by Tbz4u » Tue Apr 07, 2020 11:26 pm

DAN how do the swagelok compare to the a n. Fittings


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Re: My approach to pressure oil lines

Post by Dan McEachern » Wed Apr 08, 2020 2:24 am

AN fittings use a 37 degree flare as the sealing surface and were developed during WW2 as an Army-Navy (AN) spec for aircraft use. Swagelok tube fittings use a 2 piece ferrule similar to a commercial compression fitting but are manufactured to a much higher quality level, and are generally available in Stainless, brass and steel. They are used a lot in the chemical process industry and anywhere high reliability is needed.

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