Continental 520

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CJM
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Continental 520

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Hey everyone. Has anyone ever seen ball valves on the bottom of the oil sump of a 520 and the oil cooler? Looking at a boat that has this and never seen one set up this way.

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Re: Continental 520

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Wondering what purpose of valves are or why they are there vice plugs

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It sounds like someone changed their oil on a regular basis and liked to keep it simple to me, he even drains the cooler.
I still think I-10 is the Mason Dixon line.
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I prefer a plug. And I always pull cooler off and drain it.

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Thanks that makes sense. What is the typical oil change interval on these? 100 hours?

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Every 50 hours, some do every 25.
I still think I-10 is the Mason Dixon line.
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