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Vx ss engine oil cooler

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Just wanting to know how effective having an engine oil cooler has been for anyone with an ls1 in a vxss or similar?
I have Gilmer drive vortech and space between radiator and pulley is at a minimum. Otherwise I would go straight for pwr 55mm rad.
Anyone with figures of extra cooling, any tips and ideas would be appreciated.
 

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If everything is as it should be in the cooling department then I don't think one is needed. Mine sits at between 1/4 qnd 1/2 on the gauge without fail no matter what the weather
 

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It has a blower on it so I'm guessing it makes a lot more power than stock...
 

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Sorry for the late reply, it didn't notify me there was replies.
Yeah I'm over the 400rwkw. I'm seeing Temps over 210F on my autometer temp Gauge after sitting in traffic, soon drops below once I get driving for a minute or 2. I'm not underdriving pulleys.
I just would like to try engine oil cooler before modifying the radiator support..
 

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MRC Performance and VCM are 2 sellers that I know stock Improved Racing products in Australia
 

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Ive heard of people installing the coolers behind the inner guard, does anyone know of any threads of an install?
The thermostat bypass is going to be necessity I think.
Any pics aswell?
 
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