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Sounds like a neat idea...

Most of the really good systems like that utilize fairly high pressure for good atomization.

You may think twice before fitting a high pressure water system in front of your right front tire on a track car... Just a thought, if it works well, it's probably worth it the risk

Of course check all your oil lines for any hard dents from a stray jack that would hinder flow...Small impressions really make no difference

The fender scoop probably works but be careful when trying to get extra air to the cooler 'cause it's real easy to cause a turbulent situation that would make matters worse.

You could also try removing that gray shroud that directs air to your engine mounted cooler. If your engine has any serious time on it your oil cooler could be so guked up it doesn't flow air very well... Maybe a few cans of brake cleaner would lower your oil temp if that's the case.

Last but not least you may consider an oil analysis, as high oil temps can sometimes indicate a pending bottom end failure. Not likely though in this case
Old 08-08-2008, 12:25 PM
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