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This is a discussion on ebay oil cooler $39.99 FREE shipping within the Grom Talk forums, part of the Honda Grom Forums category; Originally Posted by nnamssorxela Potentially stupid question...Are any of you worried about keeping the oil too cooler with one of the giant coolers? Actually I've ...

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    Quote Originally Posted by nnamssorxela View Post
    Potentially stupid question...Are any of you worried about keeping the oil too cooler with one of the giant coolers?
    Actually I've been running a 6 row cooler no problem, but I ran dual coolers before. The dual coolers kept the oil below 200F most all the time and if you're not running afr monitoring it may mask a lean/hot condition as I had a piston failure with oil temps under 200.

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    Quote Originally Posted by nnamssorxela View Post
    Potentially stupid question...Are any of you worried about keeping the oil too cool with one of the giant coolers?
    this is a very good point. it does need to be in operating temp as mentioned above. old six cylinder cars (and i mean old, i own 2) would see excessive cylinder and valve guide wear if the cars ran too cold due to the oil being to 'thick' flow enough. my ducati also has a 'cold oil' warning on the tach for this very reason. fox also make s agood point: oil temp usually does NOT indicate a piston failure is coming, egt is the best way to monitor that, but since we dont run that we can guesstimate by oil temp/afr if you have a gauge.
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    Worried about oil being cooled down esp at a long ass stop light or heavy traffic and you never use your horn, replace the horn with a electric fan and when you are at a stop light during the summer time and your temps are getting up to 260 F just hit the horn button and let the fan air run over the head and fins. Cheap fix. Make sure you make a mounting bracket for the fan that pointing towards the critical area of the engine such as the head and fins.

    Harley had a fix for that
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