Lockhart oil cooler
I’m adding a vintage Lockhart oil cooler to my 79 cb650 for several different reasons. Read the below article. It def outlines a couple of my reasons.
To make the oil cooler set-up work on most old 70’s 4cyl hondas, you need a special adapter plate which sits between the engine and the filter. It’s almost impossible to find the right adapter plate with bolt on ebay. Finding the Lockhart cooler was easy. Finding the adapter plate which makes the whole thing work is the hard part.
I couldn’t find it anywhere except this dude:
So, I paid the $150, and it works perfect. Everywhere else that was mentioned in other blog posts that sells them, does not sell them anymore, except this place.
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Published - Jul 2, 2010
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