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Originally Posted by RarlyL8 View Post
212 isn't hot. The water vapor in the oil cannot evaporate until you hit that number. Unfortunately with these air cooled engines the oil does need to stay under ~220 to maximize engine life.


That's good then, I won't even worry about it. What does concern me is everything under the hood is very hot to the touch. That MSD module is very hot ... as is the coil. I hope they are designed to run in brutal conditions. I am thinking most MSD applications ( such as on muscle cars ) have lots of open air around them and they wouldn't see the heat soak like they do in that tight sealed up compartment on the 930. I guess time will tell.
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