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Re: oil cooler



I live in Houston and had the same problem. the lowest I could get the oil
temp with only the front cooler was 235 on 95 deg days. I installed a
stewart warner 8406 on the fire wall and dropped the temperature to 210 -
220 F on the same hot days.

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> From: Milton Mersky <miltonm@onramp.net>
> To: reflector@awpi.com
> Subject: oil cooler
> Date: Friday, July 24, 1998 10:03 AM
> 
> We have 100 hours on our 173RG and during that time had to baby the 
> engine because of high oil temps. 
> 
> We did an annual and installed a second oil cooler mounted on the fire 
> wall. This cooler was from truck/auto racing and was the first one we 
> installed up front. We changed it for a Seneca cooler thinking the Seneca

> one would be better. It wasn't.
> 
> Now the two units work just fine. Oil goes from engine to the front 
> cooler than back to the rear cooler then into engine. In Texas, 102 
> degrees, going straight up, will not exceed 220 degrees. And, flat out, 
> less than that.
> 
> Will be in OSH on Tuesday.
> 
> 
> Milton Mersky & Partners