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Posted: Wed Feb 27, 2008 7:00 am 
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Anyone know what sort of temperature the engine oil generally gets to?



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Posted: Wed Feb 27, 2008 9:00 am 

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its not a car engine but i hope this might give you a ball park figure.
on my air cooled motorbike the oil temp sits around 85 deg c .cruising but if i start giving it some or get held up in traffic it will rise to 110 deg c.
which i thought was a little high but it is air cooled..
Posted: Wed Feb 27, 2008 3:03 pm 
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its generally fairly close to coolant temp IIRC

trying to remember my brothers gauges in his xr6t. I think its about 70-80? normal driving but up 90ish when giving it a flog.

but as above, between 60-110 id say is a good range



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