Beehive Oil Cooler

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Re: Beehive Oil Cooler

Post by Marc S » Tue May 22, 2012 8:26 am

I'm only there for an hour or so, from about 5pm mate :(

you're right though, the other 2 o-rings are for between the assemblies...never loosen :?

looks like I was suffering from "the fear" ...you know, thinking "if I balls this up...it could go horribly wrong" when in reality I should have pulled out the existing bits, slapped the new o-rings in there, and got on with it :lol:
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Re: Beehive Oil Cooler

Post by KiwiDave » Tue May 22, 2012 12:14 pm

I could do around 5pm today if that works, otherwise free from Sunday for a couple of weeks. It's a good idea to remove the thing completely. That way, you can clean it up and run some water thru to remove the inevitable brown sludge which will have moved in over the years.
And yes. 'the fear' ... sometimes followed by... 'if I hadn't touched it, the thing would still be running'.... then WWID? (What Would Ian Do?) :D ... followed by a post or two on this forum which is exactly why we all joined up in the first place :idea:
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Re: Beehive Oil Cooler

Post by ian65 » Tue May 22, 2012 12:21 pm

KiwiDave wrote: And yes. 'the fear' ... sometimes followed by... 'if I hadn't touched it, the thing would still be running'.... then WWID? (What Would Ian Do?) :D ... followed by a post or two on this forum which is exactly why we all joined up in the first place :idea:
lol, I'd ring Keith, my technical consultant!

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Re: Beehive Oil Cooler

Post by Marc S » Tue May 22, 2012 12:50 pm

Thanks Dave, much appreciated :)

I'll have to give today a miss, got too much on really, but we should tie up on another day you're free, I'll have another crack at it at some point in the near future, and you're right, I should make the effort to take it all off :)

I still have those interior parts for you too :)
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Re: Beehive Oil Cooler

Post by Marc S » Mon May 28, 2012 8:21 am

Yep, it was me being an ar$e :lol:

thanks to my newly purchased 23mm spanner I was able to remove the oil feed, and get the cooler off properly...the o-rings were flat, brittle, and had a ring of oil on the inside edge that made them look conical when I first looked :oops:

so, new o-rings, all back together, and no sign of any leaks at first test :D


thanks guys...another issue fixed!
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Re: Beehive Oil Cooler

Post by myatt1972 » Mon May 28, 2012 9:25 pm

ian65 wrote:
KiwiDave wrote: And yes. 'the fear' ... sometimes followed by... 'if I hadn't touched it, the thing would still be running'.... then WWID? (What Would Ian Do?) :D ... followed by a post or two on this forum which is exactly why we all joined up in the first place :idea:
lol, I'd ring Keith, my technical consultant!
How many Keith's do you know :D
Keith...

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Re: Beehive Oil Cooler

Post by Marc S » Thu Jun 21, 2012 9:20 am

Went to Shoreham last night for the Tuning Society meet...and I am pleased to say not a drop of oil was lost on the journey - the O rings have completely cured my leak under the cooler :D
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Re: Beehive Oil Cooler

Post by KiwiDave » Sun Jun 24, 2012 2:08 am

Yay !!! That's excellent news. I'm wondering how many more uses there are now for a 23mm ring spanner because it seems that those o rings last for a long time.
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Re: Beehive Oil Cooler

Post by MelloYello » Wed Feb 20, 2013 9:35 am

Does anyone need these? I am ordering some from Mazda to collect later this week. If so PM quick.

The Mazda part number for reference is - 9954-10-1601 £3.04 + vat. (x2)

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Re: Beehive Oil Cooler

Post by codge » Wed Feb 20, 2013 11:13 am

Beehive Cooler 'O' Rings is that?

Yes please, I'm in for a set (A couple isn't it?).

I'll PM details and I can PayPal you if you like.
Thanks for thinking about other people. Good man.

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