C7 Corvette LT1, LT4, LT5 Oil Cooler Adapter with Thermostat

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EGM-132 Configurator

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  • Built-in thermostat helps reduce engine wear and horsepower losses by preventing oil temperatures from dropping below optimal levels
  • Two interchangeable OUT ports provide flexibility in line routing. Extra OUT port can be used for a sensor, turbo oil feed line, or oil accumulator
  • 6061-T6 billet aluminum construction with black MIL-A-8625 Type II anodized finish
  • 100% bolt-on in place of the factory heat exchanger, just above the oil filter
  • Lifetime Warranty. Made in the USA.

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Part # EGM-132 Configurator
Customize C7 Corvette LT1, LT4, LT5 Oil Cooler Adapter with Thermostat
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C7 Corvette LT1, LT4, LT5 Oil Cooler Adapter with Thermostat
C7 Corvette LT1, LT4, LT5 Oil Cooler Adapter with Thermostat

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Summary

    The C7 Corvette's water to oil heat exchanger is appropriate for a street car, but is wildly insufficient for track or performance use. Those looking to delete the factory heat exchanger and replace it with a high-efficiency air to oil cooler can use Improved Racing's thermostatic adapter to maintain precise control of oil temperatures.

    Improved Racing's adapter features a built-in thermostat that automatically bypasses the cooler until the oil reaches operating temperature. No need to worry about over-cooling the oil or long warm-up times!

    The adapter features standard female -8AN O-ring boss ports that accept optional male adapter fittings for -8AN, -10AN or -12AN lines.

    Two interchangeable OUT ports provide flexibility in line routing. A plug is included for the unused port, or an optional sensor adapter fitting may be used for an 1/8" NPT or M12x1.5 sensor. The extra port can also be used as a turbo oil feed or for plumbing an oil accumulator.

    Features and Benefits

    • 100% bolt-on in place of the factory heat exchanger, just above the oil filter
    • Built-in thermostat helps reduce engine wear and horsepower losses by preventing oil temperatures from dropping below optimal levels
    • Maintains a minimum oil temperature of 180°F (82°C), 200°F (93°C), or 212°F (100°C) in most conditions (select preferred temperature from the drop down above)
    • Rebuildable - just send it back to us and we will replace the thermal actuator, spring and seals
    • Extra OUT port can be used for a sensor, turbo oil feed line, or oil accumulator
    • Retains stock oil filter location
    • Oil exiting the adapter is filtered oil
    • 6061-T6 billet aluminum construction with black MIL-A-8625 Type II anodized finish
    • High-temp Viton seals
    • Lifetime Warranty
    • Made in the USA

    Available in -8AN, -10AN, or -12AN
    Available in -8AN, -10AN, or -12AN

    Dimensions


    Improved Racing EGM-132 C7 Thermostatic Oil Cooler AdapterDimensions
    Includes

    • 1x Thermostatic oil cooler adapter block for LT1/LT4 engines
    • 1x Gasket
    • 2x Zinc-plated steel mounting screws
    • 1x -8AN plug
    • Detailed installation instructions

    Optional Add-Ons

    • 2x Black anodized -8AN, -10AN, or -12AN adapter fittings with Viton O-rings
    • 1x 1/8" NPT or M12x1.5 sensor port adapter fitting

    Installation Notes

    • This oil adapter is designed for O-ring boss fittings with a straight thread length of 0.500" or less. We recommend using our fittings in order to guarantee proper fitment and seal.
    • We recommend using a straight hose end fitting for the OUT port and a 90-degree hose end fitting for the IN port. For additional clearance, use our low profile hose end fitting on the IN port (part number DO-090-08-08 (-8AN lines) or DO-090-10-08 (-10AN lines). Note only one O-ring boss adapter fitting is needed when using this low-profile hose end.

    Applications

    • 2014-2019 Chevrolet Corvette (C7), all models
      • Factory oil cooler delete is required. Purchase Improved Racing delete kit part # EC7-681.
    • GM oil pan part numbers 12684491, 12696685, and 12696686
    • May fit GM trucks with Gen V Chevrolet small block V8 engines
    • May fit other vehicles using the Gen V Chevrolet small block LT1, LT4, LT5, L86 and L83 engines
    • Does fit Holley Gen V LT Pan 302-20
    • Does not fit GM truck oil pan part # 12696280
    • Does not fit 6th GenCamaro SS and ZL1 oil pan (use part # EGM-136 instead)
    • Does not fit 2014-2019 Cadillac CTS-V oil pan (use part # EGM-136 instead)
    • Does not fit 2020+ Cadillac CT5 Blackwing
    Specifications
    Drop Ship Item
    No
    Special Order Item
    No
    Manufacturer
    Improved Racing
    Part Weight
    11.9 oz (337 g)
    Finish
    Type II Anodized
    Color
    Black
    Minimum Operating Temperature
    -40°F (-40°C)
    Maximum Operating Temperature
    302°F (150°C)
    Inlet Port Size
    -8AN O-Ring Boss Female
    Outlet Port Size
    -8AN O-Ring Boss Female
    Maximum Operating Pressure
    300 psi (20.68 bar)
    Max Recommended Flow Rate
    Up to 20 GPM (76 LPM)
    Fluid Compatibility
    Engine oil
    Sensor / Accessory Port 1
    -8AN O-Ring Boss Female
    Instruction Manuals
    Oil Cooler Adapter for C7 Corvette, GM LT Series (GEN V) V8 Engines
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