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Old 08-29-2005, 07:11 AM
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Originally Posted by NickL
Hi Sady,

I am doing this too on an '85 300D. I live here in Texas and I've heard it's not required to warm the oil in hot climates, which would make the conversion a lot easier. Would you just want to add an extra filter then or could you put oil directly in the tank? I'd probably want an aux. tank in the trunk, would you just run a hose to a switcher under the hood then?

Thank You,
You definatly need an onboard filter (5 micron at least)

You will need a aux tank in the trunk.

Just one hose to a switchover valve under the engine compartment, and another one to switch the return.

Would you be using the stock lift pump or an aux. pump?
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