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Old 02-22-2020, 02:21 PM
John MS John MS is offline
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Originally Posted by bimmaz View Post
Okay, so what is "up there?" What is "normal" temp on the gauge for you guys? Keep in mind, I'm totally unfamiliar here.
Most of the time that is where it should be. Driving hard or in high temps with ac on will get it closer to 250.

Because it is measuring oil temp it won't heat as quickly as coolant. Because coolant is there to extract excess heat it surrounds the top and sides of the combustion chamber. And heats faster. Oil is there mostly to provide lubrication.

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