TD oil pump to TC conversation

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TD oil pump to TC conversation

Post by bloodysalmon » Sun Dec 01, 2019 4:30 am

Has anyone attempted or knows if and how a TD oil pump can be converted to be used on a TC engine?
That's to say it would then take the external top mounted oil pipe connection to the separate oil filter.
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Re: TD oil pump to TC conversation

Post by Steve Simmons » Sun Dec 01, 2019 9:20 am

I just asked a similar question recently. The responses are here:
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Re: TD oil pump to TC conversation

Post by bloodysalmon » Sun Dec 01, 2019 9:50 am

thanks for the that Steve, however I'm not sure that has answered my question in how to modify the TD/TF pump so it does the same as a TC did originally? Clearly to do this a hole would have to be drilled I think on top of the pump to receive the external pipe to filter.
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Re: TD oil pump to TC conversation

Post by Steve Simmons » Sun Dec 01, 2019 11:57 am

My apologies, I misunderstood. I thought you wanted to use the later horizontal pump with integral filter. I've never done what you're talking about.
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Re: TD oil pump to TC conversation

Post by bloodysalmon » Mon Dec 02, 2019 1:19 am

no probs :thumbs: Steve, so I suppose the question is ... is it feasible to modify the TD oil pump body then ... anyone know? ;)
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Re: TD oil pump to TC conversation

Post by Tom Lange, MGT Repair » Mon Dec 02, 2019 5:21 am

So the question is whether anyone has ever modified a late TD/TF horizontal-filter oil pump to use a vertical TC/early TD oil filter? If anyone will know, it will be Butch Taras.

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Re: TD oil pump to TC conversation

Post by bloodysalmon » Mon Dec 02, 2019 7:50 am

afraid not Tom ... I'll try once again to clarify ... I am sure it is a legitimate modification.

I have 3 TC's, 2 with engines. One engine is an early TC Xpag engine the other is a Xpag factory replacement engine which looks to be a TD. It was all disassembled so parts are mixed up but the oil pump perhaps was a TD even though fitted to a TC. I now wish to assemble the engine to the TC specification, so the oil pump needs to show an opening on top to receive the S-shaped copper/brass pipe to the filter top.
So I suspect, a specific drilled hole will then be needed ... and perhaps some sort of blockage made to ensure oil redirection if needed ... I just don't know!
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