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Old 04-20-2002, 12:30 PM
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240D oil cooler, go or stay

I have a '80" 4 spd, 240D that I bought as a parts car (no AC) and it has NO oil cooler. I posted this over on Diesel Discussion and am fishing for some more input. Does anyone know the criteria for using an oil cooler?

Someone said Euro cars with no AC or auto trans were not equipped with them. After reading the thread on oil cooler hose replacement I got to thinking it might be nice not to have one for several reasons. Do any of you folks have any thoughts about this? If they can run w/o them on the other side of the "pond" why can't I?

1985 Euro 300TD 5 spd 220K
1985 Euro 240D 5 spd 130K
1979 240D 5 spd, 40K on engine rebuild
1994 Dodge/Cummins, 5 spd, 121K
1964 Allice Chalmers D15 tractor
2014 Kubota L3800 tractor
1964 VW bug

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