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3.4L L32 Oil filter bypass valve blow off pressure

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Paul755 Paul H
Fairfax, VA, USA   USA
1974 MG MGB MkIII
1979 MG MGB MkIV "Nemesis"
Is it worth changing the oil filter bypass valve for one with a higher blow off pressure when an external oil filter adapter is used to compensate for the additional resistance in the hoses and adapter? I have to replace it anyway, it required some brutality to get it out before the block went off to the machine shop.

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