And y'all are right as usual
My remote oil filter does need those braided stainless cables, but that stock hose it came with should last awhile...
You know, I really should buy those braided AN lines..
Driving down the road, life is good, holy crap what's all that brown stuff on my driver side window? Oil! CRAP CRAP CRAP, oil pressure rapidly falling! CRAP CRAP CRAP!
So I had to wait an hour for a tow truck, get towed home, car continuing to bleed oil all over the shoulder (thankfully I caught it AS it happened). Cursory inspection on the side of the road shows that one of the lines split.
So back it into the garage by hand, get it up on stands, and drain what's left in the pan (2 qt). No shiny bits, and none on my magnetized drain plug, so that's good at least.
Anyone, I repeat ANYONE doing the remote oil filter. go ahead and get the good braided AN style hoses.
Not how I was planning on spending my day off. Ironically, I was on the way to the salvage yard to try and get a body harness from a keyless car, but I didn't make it there.
Let's hope the motor is OK. Going to put regular motor oil in (usually run synthetic) and a new filter, run it a few hundred miles, and inspect the oil again after I get a braided set of lines.
97 Thunderbird LX (The GT Bird)
2003 Explorer WAP block with Modular Head Shop "street ported" heads and Stage 2 PI NA cams, 75mm Accufab throttle body, C&L upper intake plenum, Kooks 1.75" primary/3" collector headers, 2.5" full exhaust with mid mount Magnaflow dual in/out muffler, 24lb/hr injectors, 80mm MAF, Tuning from Don @ www.lasotaracing.com
, CAI that feeds from fenderwell. Jmod, 3.73:1 TL in Mark VIII carrier, Mark VIII aluminum LCAs, 93 Mark VIII driveshaft, PBR brakes (soon to be Cobras), 18x9 wheels with 35mm offset, 255/40/ZR18 Tires, Front and Rear strut/shock bracing, GR-2 shocks, Eibach 1.5" springs, 1989 SC front and rear sway bars.