Originally Posted by Kolyan2k
Because without an oil cooler these cars are cooking themselves in their own juices. Turbochargers do bad, bad, bad things to oil. I would not buy a car without an oil cooler. Not because of how I may or may nor drive it, but because if the fact that the turbocharger bearings and seals have been cooking in super heated oil for tens of thousands of miles already.
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