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Anything special about the oil cooler? Looking at buying a new one automotive style with a fan to put on my 220.

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What type of oil cooler do u have now. You don't need to have a fan on any style oil cooler you have. I have a 220 oil cooler I will sell.
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Whats wrong with the 6ft tall fan behind the cooler. You think that little 12v fan is gonna move more air? If you cant keep it cool with a gpu cooler and the prop you have bigger problems than you think. Maybe you should take it to a "certified aircraft mechanic" to get it straightened out. Lol
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Schmidt Airboats sells a new good quality oil cooler, measures aprox 9"X15"X3" 954-782-2845
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Fat Cat wrote:Whats wrong with the 6ft tall fan behind the cooler. You think that little 12v fan is gonna move more air? If you cant keep it cool with a gpu cooler and the prop you have bigger problems than you think. Maybe you should take it to a "certified aircraft mechanic" to get it straightened out. Lol
Thats a good one. No nothing wrong I just thought it would be more effective with a direct fan. The cooler I have is 7tall x 15 long and 3.5 wide it just looks like it is not as effective as could be with a more open one with a fan.
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Looks like the factory oil cooler. I've been told ain't nothing better. If it ain't broke....
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Last time I was out 4 adults in the boat ran through some pretty nasty green dry island oil temp went to 200 after I got out of that stuff it cooled back to 180 after about 10 min I was not sure if thats fine or maybe a better oil cooler would keep it down a bit longer?

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Another thing to keep in mind, look where it's at. Air is getting blocked from everything in front of it. If u moved it above your motor bet it would run a lot cooler.
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Fat Cat wrote:Whats wrong with the 6ft tall fan behind the cooler. You think that little 12v fan is gonna move more air? If you cant keep it cool with a gpu cooler and the prop you have bigger problems than you think. Maybe you should take it to a "certified aircraft mechanic" to get it straightened out. Lol
Lol! Well jeep do some research your oil temp is fine 200 is not hot @180° you start to burn the moisture out of the motor
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Sounds like temp is just where it should be


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What temp do you have to worry?

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If you are a worrier, get cylinder head temp gauges, and someone will chime in but I believe 350 is the magic number, if your cylinder is screwed up, by the time it transfers the heat to your oil for you to see a problem, its too late, if I run mine hard it will go to 205 so far and at idle it goes right back down to about 150-160, if idling a long time mine will never go over 140, and I use the cooler you have, thats the cooler designed for it


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No worries here usually dont even look at it I was just not sure if 200 was bad it cools down fast and runs between 160 and 180 only goes up when running hard.

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