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this sandwich adapter that everyone keeps speaking of. Shaeff has said it, and so have others. Give part numbers, photos, venders.....anything. Lets have some pricing and things here :p I want one, as I don't really wanna pay the price for the b&m thermostat ($200 bucks)
 

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sorry shaeff, you didn't answer my question... What about the SANDWITCH ADAPTER.... an adapter that goes between the relocation kit and the block with a thermostat built in. Thats what I'm looking for.
 

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oh, haha. my bad. i was in a hurry. here ya go:

these are all sandwich adaptors:

edit: you'd want one that relocates the filter. :)

double edit: i'll look for one with a built in thermostat for ya...

triple edit: here's one, but it doesnt look like it relocates the filter:
http://store.summitracing.com/defau...earchinresults=false&N=0&target=egnsearch.asp

quadrouple edit: it looks like if you want a thermostat, you'll have to get one that's NOT part of the sandwich adaptor. all of the sandwich adaptors that have a thermostat in them DONT appear to relocate the filter. :( sorry, i tried. perhaps you'll have better luck in your search! also, for my future setup, i'll be running a B&M thermostat, much like IJ's. :)

http://store.summitracing.com/defau...earchinresults=false&N=0&target=egnsearch.asp

for you to do it (assuming you're turbo) you'll need to remove the stock oil filter mount and replace it with the screw on stud from an N/A motor. (pretty inexpensive at the dealer.) then the sandwich adaptor goes on there, and the lines run out to the oil filter, or cooler or however you plumb it.

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-shaeff
 
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here was the setup I was thinking of....yes, I'm turbo.

I have the N/A filter stud. I want to screw a thermostat sandwich adapter onto it, and then screw a filter relocation base onto that.... would this work?
 

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Gixxer, you might run into a clearance issue stacking that many things on the block. Just adding a sandwich adaptor under a stock filter makes it almost impossible to remove the filter without removing the lower IC pipe off the turbo. What we did was run a remote filter block, and then run a B&M thermostatic control valve, which we loated near the filter behind the fog light. The valve does the same thing as a thermostatic sandwich adapter, but lets you place it wherever you want to.
 

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that's pretty much what i'm doing. :)

-shaeff
 

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well, if a sandwich adapter and an actual filter will fit, but you have to remove the lower IC pipe....

The one listed on the site above this post is 1 5/16" thick...that with a filter relocation adapter stacked on it would be about 2.5 inches thick total away from the block, correct?

So the general opinion is that it won't work?
 

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It will work,you might have to also get a oil filter relocator kit as well.I put mine with the adaptor where the passenger tow hook used to be
 

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Then why bother with the sandwich adaptor?

Block>NA Filter Stud>Filter adaptor>Filter>T-Stat>Cooler>Filter adaptor>NA Filter Stud>Block
 
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because this whole time, I thought the B&m setup for the T-stat was $200 or so, but I was wrong. Its really like $60....lol
 

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I've got one on the way, should be in tomorrow...

That cooler I showed you is crap btw....It just came in....its A/N fittings, but the inlet and outlet holes are like 3/8's....not 3/4's like advertised. I hope nobody else buys one. I'm going to demand my money back and go B&M on the cooler also.