[BiturboS4] Re: 01 S4 oil cooler?

nicholas harteau s4 at ikami.com
Tue Jul 22 16:03:59 EDT 2003

Just some preliminary info:
 $29.95	Oil Cooler Sandwich Plate
	18x1.5mm Filter Thread, 21.2" diameter O-ring groove
	Part No.  1231-18x1.5
$119.99	Oil Cooler
	13row x 3.88"  13 3.88 8AN fittings
	Part No.  1210-13-8AN
  $4.89	Male NPT to AN fitting (2x)
	3.8 NPT to 8AN, Aluminum
	Part No.  3250-06-08
 $12.99	90deg 8AN->hose fitting (2x)
	Part No.  3271-08-090
 $49.90 10ft 8AN steel braided hose

for a grand total of $235.64

Prices and part numbers are from pegasusautoracing.com.  I'm going to
get a similar set of parts worked up for Earl's fittings.

I'm not 100% sure on the 18x1.5mm part, but for $29.99 I'll pick one up
and make sure it fits.  I just need to figure out how/where to mount the

Thanks to Don Istook for pointing me in the right direction.

Sure beats the hell out of $700 for the RS4 cooler.

nicholas harteau wrote:
> I can't justify shelling out the $700 for the RS4 bolt-on oil cooler kit
> for my S4.
> So I was hoping to concoct something of my own.  Has anyone gone down
> this road before?  I think I'd like to remove the coolant sandwich plate
> all together and replace it with an appropriate sandwitch plate for the
> oil cooler, dead-ending the coolant lines into each other.
> Anyone have a part number or a suggestion for a place to start looking
> for the right sandwich plate?
> Suggestions for locating the cooler element?  Is there room in front of
> the radiator?
> I need to do some track days this fall, but hitting 260 degree oil temps
> on a hot day are not my idea of fun.
> --
> nicholas harteau
> nrh at ikami.com

nicholas harteau
nrh at ikami.com

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