View Full Version : "oil cooler"

05-23-2010, 8:55 AM
Has anyone seen these cheap "oil filter/cooler covers." They're basically an aluminum heat sink that slides over your filter and supposedly turn it into a small oil cooler. They're available on ebay for about $10 right now. Does anyone think they'd cool the oil enough to even make a difference? Even a few degrees might be worth $10.


05-23-2010, 7:01 PM
that looks like a big waste of money. if you wanna oil cooler get one on MikesXS, nice little units

05-23-2010, 9:40 PM
It will work but you'll need it to be a super tight fit and you should have a heat-transfer paste in there as well, like the Dow Corning stuff.

If you don't it'll just be another useless tacky bit of anodised goodness.