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      03-19-2007, 12:46 AM   #1
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Oil Temp Near 300 On Tracked Steptronic 335i

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      03-19-2007, 12:48 AM   #2
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Interesting. Another forum member with a MT tracked his and was around 270F. Big question is, is your AT one of those unfortunate not to have the additional engine oil cooler??
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      03-19-2007, 12:57 AM   #3
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Does your car have the sports package? While getting near 300, did your car shut down some of the power?
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      03-19-2007, 01:26 AM   #4
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Apparently!
not apparently, go actually check
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      03-19-2007, 01:27 AM   #5
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other thing you can do, and not fun, is run the heat full blast, as that cools the motor down.

I've run a bunch out at Willow and in the summer, one weekend we were running in 100 degree weather.
My B6 Audi S4 would get HOT by about 15 laps, we'd just pull off on the skid pad area and blast the heat, do a few slow circles and then get on her again and she'd be cooler......

But, yes, this oil cooler issue could be not fun for us AT guys that DO love to hit the tracks.

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      03-19-2007, 08:08 AM   #6
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Wow--that is hot--maybe this is a bigger problem than BMW realizes....
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      03-19-2007, 09:05 AM   #7
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Check for the oil cooler, I've got money on it not being there. Time to send BMW an e-mail for a retrofit.
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      03-19-2007, 09:29 AM   #8
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Check for the oil cooler, I've got money on it not being there. Time to send BMW an e-mail for a retrofit.
im with you! let me know any specific address to send
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      03-19-2007, 12:10 PM   #9
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For those of you who think I have two oil coolers, where specifically do you suggest I check?
Check out the pics on page 1 and 2 of this thread: Does the automatic 335 have one oil cooler?

I think there's another pic somewhere that explained extra tubes being available to run to the oil cooler if it is available, visible at the front once you pop the hood... but not sure where that is right now, maybe somewhere else in that thread.
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Just search for "oil cooler", there are three long threads with info in them on how to find it, what it does, and who to contact to try to get one retrofitted.
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Very cool!
Well do you have the a-t-o cooler?
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      03-19-2007, 08:03 PM   #12
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Just search for "oil cooler", there are three long threads with info in them on how to find it, what it does, and who to contact to try to get one retrofitted.
Picus, did you get one fitted into your 335?
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that sounds hot. just curious, did you change your oil after that?
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Picus, did you get one fitted into your 335?
Not yet. Still working on it.
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Just finished up a weekend at the track. Overall, very pleased with the car.

HOWEVER, the oil temps were getting near 300 throughout the afternoon. I would have to do a slower lap or two until the temp would drop to around 260 before I could drive it hard again.

I might need to install an aftermarket oil cooler.
How's your tire situation? lots of wear after one day session? Need to replace?
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The flap is a duct to cool the brakes. It's there in place of the cooler; so no, you do not have the cooler. You may want to get confirmation of the cooler install before heading to the dealership, since odds are if you show up asking for the cooler they will laugh at you.
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I should hire you to come get me a cooler.
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      03-19-2007, 11:26 PM   #18
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