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Default Remote oil filter

Hey guys. Adding a remote oil filter to my 77 Sporty. Here is a pic of the filter housing:

https://photos.app.goo.gl/wu27sNzk4W6XoK9K6

Which of these nipples on the right (the one closets or farthest away) going into the filter housing should be receiving oil from the oil pump vs. going back to the oil tank?

Also here are a couple of pics of how I am planning to route the oil lines through the frame:

https://photos.app.goo.gl/nXawHaM2LbkeWutL9
https://photos.app.goo.gl/qis47v17NdtVvkxPA

Any issues with the routing or is there a better way to do it?
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Here is the routing at the filter pad
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For any spin-on (cylindrical) filter dirty oil goes in to the outside of the media and clean oil comes out the center.

This is due to the physics of the filter media, so debris can fall away from the media and also so any pressure difference would balloon the media and debris might be pushed through the media if it ballooned.
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Next time you might look at a unit for an '83 shovel. its a smaller, neater setup...or make one yourself.
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