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Old 02-24-2019, 12:22 PM   #1
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Accusump sandwich plate help needed

I can’t find for the life of me which is the out port and what is the in port on the oil filter sandwich plate. Doesn’t matter? I would think it would matter what direction the oil is flowing through the filter.


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I can’t find for the life of me which is the out port and what is the in port on the oil filter sandwich plate. Doesn’t matter? I would think it would matter what direction the oil is flowing through the filter.


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Oil filters flow from the outside to the inside; so the center port in the adaptor is the return to the engine.
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Accusump sandwich plate only needs 1 hole, any extra holes maybe be for sensors like oil pressure or temp. If all the holes go into the same space you are good but if the 2 holes go to different places you may have a remote filter plate or an oil cooler plate.
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Oh you said oil filter sandwich plate, i missed that
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Old 03-03-2019, 03:42 AM   #5
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Still lost on this one. There are two ports on the sandwich plate. How can I tell what’s out and in?
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Still lost on this one. There are two ports on the sandwich plate. How can I tell what’s out and in?
Simple: Blow air thru each port, the one that flows to the center opening is the oil coming from the filter back into the engine.
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Simple: Blow air thru each port, the one that flows to the center opening is the oil coming from the filter back into the engine.
Thanks JFP this will definitely work, I wish I han't connected it all together yet. Before I disassemble it and go with this method I thought I'd see if I can get lucky one more time. Here is an image (that I shamelessly stole from the internet) of the sandwich plate I'm trying to determine which port is out and which is in.



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Is it this canton sandwich plate?

https://www.cantonracingproducts.com/canton-22-546-aluminum-oil-cooler-adapter-univ-sandwich-style-13-16-16-2-5-8/

If so the diagram on the linked pdf should help you.
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