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Deer Killer 11-20-2011 10:30 PM

If you don't want to get towed off the road, replace your oil cooler pipe
 
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7 years 110k miles. I was able to replace it with minimal coolant loss.

Max Capacity 11-22-2011 11:03 AM

WOW that looks nasty.

Where is that pipe located ?

cusco-awd 11-22-2011 11:05 AM

Where are you located to get corrison/rust like that?

Deer Killer 11-22-2011 12:13 PM

MA. -and- I try and wash the undercarriage after storms. That pipe appears to have no galvanization. I'm not alone either, I found some nasioc posts asking for the PN because of bad corrosion on that part. The only other rusty parts on my car is the rear subframe, the welds were not apparently galvanized either. Subaru FAIL.

The pipe is right under the timing cover and attaches to the oil cooler.

Max Capacity 11-22-2011 12:25 PM

I believe there was a early recall for the rear sub frame rusting.

I think I remember seeing the pipe when I replaced the timing belt.

Thanks,

Deer Killer 11-22-2011 01:08 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Max Capacity (Post 3642527)
I believe there was a early recall for the rear sub frame rusting.

I think I remember seeing the pipe when I replaced the timing belt.

Thanks,

Link???

Th3Franz 08-15-2012 01:57 PM

Is this pipe located under the radiator? Does it go to the oil cooler or where does it connect between?

Deer Killer 08-15-2012 02:28 PM

It goes from the oil cooler above the oil filter to the other side of the engine.

GTTuner 08-15-2012 02:53 PM

Right below the crank pulley.

Th3Franz 08-16-2012 05:22 PM

Ok. I'll have to find out a part number. I'm sure mine is in rough shape.

Underdog 08-16-2012 05:54 PM

Mine looked just like that when I rebuilt my motor back in '09 (car was three years old with 60,000 miles). Even after cleaning it up there were so many pits I didn't feel right putting it back on there. Fortunately new ones are cheap.

For my '06:

http://img51.imageshack.us/img51/3029/oilcoolerh.jpg
http://img215.imageshack.us/img215/1...olerpipepn.jpg

Bdubs 08-16-2012 07:43 PM

I replaced mine off my 91 SS when I replaced the timing belt last year. I thought the same thing as I sized up what I needed for parts. The new one is already beginning to corrode.

Th3Franz 08-21-2012 11:02 PM

Thanks, Underdog. I got the parts on order now.

Max Capacity 08-22-2012 04:46 AM

Here's my old pipe, 154,000 miles.

http://i185.photobucket.com/albums/x...i/DSCN4727.jpg

Here's the new one on, I painted it with high temp paint that I use for the calipers. I figured is couldn't hurt.

http://i185.photobucket.com/albums/x...i/DSCN4767.jpg

theflystyle 08-24-2012 05:48 PM

I think living in ma didn't help lol


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