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    oil cooler in the inner wing?

    just a thought!,
    i know its easy enuff to run the oil cooler on my let nova infront of the rad but would it be ok to run it in the inner wing?
    as a m8s dad said this is where all the saabs route theres to as the wheel provides a gud air flow?
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    err how?
    unless you had a hole in the bumper and were prepared to get it covered in crap
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    inner wing as in when suspension sits etc! why would that nd a hole etclmao
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    i thought you ment the inner arch as where the wheel sits

    would probably work if you could get deacent airflow through it
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    You need to work out the air flow ie. where are the high and low pressure regions around the wing/wheelarch, and ensure that you can get sufficient airflow through the cooler. Don't forget that you'll also need to protect it from stones etc. thrown up by the wheel.
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    y not just mount it in front of the radiator, surely thats the best place for airflow, seems a lot of work for not any real benefit
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    Front mounting the oil cooler means that by the time the air gets to the radiator its already warmed up, especially if you have aircon too ( and a FMIC in some cases as well ). If you can get a separate air feed ( eg from a scoop in a front spoiler, ducted to the oil cooler, then exhausted into the wheelarch ) you will reduce the underbonnet temp a little.

    Hows this for an idea - oil cooler in one wing, intercooler in the otherlmao
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