I have a 1990 and I'm about to install a turbo, so I want to add an oil cooler first. Does anyone run an after market cooler. If so which one and does it make a difference?
I had a FM on my NB turbo, and it did make a small, but hardly earth shattering difference, oil still get hot especially on a humid day. If I had run the full shroud as I intended before the motor blew I may have dropped my temps a bit more.
Maruha now offers a water cooled oil cooler that looks the tits, unfortunately, its price also reflects that....
humm i did not think about that way. i don't know if the still make it or not, i bought it off slutz4 when he parted out his car. it looks just like the stock auto radiator.Only problem I see is wouldn't you have a hard time getting your coolant levels to drop? Oil retains heat longer than water/coolant, right? Cool down sessions might be prolonged.
I imagine you could make a water to oil cooler out of a a2w intercooler if you were crafty enough. Good way to save a cool $1,100.
J-Rad- they still make that radiator? Is it FM's old setup?
Difficult to explain it without showing you the CAD model.What do you mean by "run the full shroud". did you have part of it covered up or do you mean ducted in.