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Setrab-172 is the biggest oil cooler that will fit in the normal array of lower valences with provision for central mount coolers.
The trombone is useless in the least get a Carrera cooler with fan for most city driving and traffic duty.
For track work you will need this and a front mount cooler.
Currently I run 6-10 DE days per summer and after 10-12 minutes or so the oil in my 79 930 with the above mentioned Carrera cooler was approaching 240 degrees. My car is putting out about 360h.p. with the mods I have got, and this is directly related to heat that goes into the oil that is basically cooling your engine.....along with the air from the fan. Did I like the fact that now I gotta install another front mount cooler and replace my stock lower spoiler....NO!
But you do what you gotta do to get the oil temps down to under 210-220 degrees.
----why not install the biggest oil cooler you can then? Elephant racing has nice pictures of an install and sells a good kit....sorry about advertising for a competitor to Pelican, but trying to give you some helpful info on these forum.
1979 930 Turbo....3.4L, 7.5to1 comp, SC cams, B&B intercooler, Snow Perf water/meth injection, Rarlyl8 headers, Garret GTX turbo, 36mm ported intakes, Innovate Auxbox/LM-1, custom Manually Adjustable wastegate housing (0.8-1.1bar),--running 0.7bar max
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