Re: heat sink cooling fins for extra cooling power!

> Overpriced Parts Wrote:

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> > Dickie Thompson Wrote:

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> > air cooling is a cool topic. i went with the water cooled gila head

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> > after tinkering with the idea of ram air, copper coils, cooling fan..

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> > the questions that i still have is what kind of oil or oil/gas ratio

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> > optimum at X temperature. I'm wondering if my liquid cooled head thats

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> > running at 280f @ max head temp is too low of an operating

> temperature.

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> No it’s not! It could be fine, you Gotta know what the exhaust gas

> temperature is,

^^^^^^ truth. I had one that ran 175-195° and maxed 217° idling in traffic for 15+minutes it would RIP! If I ran 280° with a water cooled head/cylinder I'd be worried.....

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