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Old 09-28-2013, 01:53 PM   #20 (permalink)
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Also as a side note, why do we not use oil as a coolant? (I know that the engine oil does help with cooling, but I'm not talking about that). Couldn't one use a really thin, maybe 0w-10, oil in a coolant loop? I would think (and read) oil is a better vehicle for heat pick-up and removal.
If it says air cooled on the box you can bet there is some oil cooling going on.
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