[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]
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.
> From: Milton Mersky <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> To: email@example.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