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Sort of. The problem isn't getting cool air to the oil cooler. That's very easy. The problem is getting cool air to the cylinders and heads. The air headed to them is being both obstructed and heated up by putting the oil cooler in-line, upstream of the engine itself. What you're doing is reducing the engine's ability to cool itself, and you're doing it where it's difficult to measure the effects -- unless you've got a CHT gauge.

Oil cooling is just one part of the overall cooling scheme for a 911's motor. The easy illustration of this point is that when your fan belt breaks, you can cook the motor in a matter of minutes, in spite of the fact that your oil cooling system is still operating normally.

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