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      03-13-2012, 09:11 PM   #21
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Originally Posted by JamesM3M5 View Post
A bigger cooler is the solution. The oil temp sensor is in the pan - the hottest point. Oil temps going back into the block need to be around 220-230F for best oil life and power. Hot oil, cool water. A lower temp thermostat is only going to lower oil temps until the cooler is saturated and can't shed any more heat - which is pretty much after a couple of hard laps on a road course. For the street or drag strip, you do not need any oil cooing upgrades.