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      03-10-2010, 02:28 PM   #28
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Originally Posted by twinturbopg View Post
so it sounds like I must be crazy to try and take my e90 without oil cooler and my mods to the track....I guess I'm going to keep my fingers crossed and count on the fact that its going to be my first time going to the track and I doubt I will be going at it that hard.
You shouldn't have any problems, especially if this is your first time out. I had no problems tracking my car in a few events last year, and it's an auto with no oil cooler and JB2.

However, as I was getting faster I noticed that the temps were creeping up. This year I am going to try Orb's advice above regarding the 30/70 mix with waterwetter in the cooling system. I did this in my previous car, a Miata, and it worked well, even with a supercharger and stock rad (the stocker is known to be too small for track use).