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Old 11-15-2012, 11:05 PM
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Oil temp.

This is probably a stupid question to ask, but does anyone know how hot the oil is supposed to get in a 5.7?
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It depends on how hard you are driving the car but typically the oil temp stays a little bit hotter than the coolant temp (maybe 5-25 degrees higher).
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If you want cool oil, get an SRT-8 radiator. That will probably make the factory oil coolers work better too. Of course you could always add another cooler.
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I've seen it get 220+

T-stat is around 203f
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mine usually stays around 190 or so, but i really dont check it all the time
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