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jrevens
PostPosted: Fri Feb 22, 2013 3:47 pm 
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My original set-up has the cooler in front. It provides exceptional cooling at all attitudes, & there has never been a single crack in almost 23 years - it is very solid. Mine sticks up a little bit above the level of the cylinder baffle. I couldn't find very many pictures of it, but here are three that show the position & some of the baffle reinforcement/structure to support it. One advantage is better access to everything else & less clutter at the rear of the engine & firewall. The additional length of oil lines is more than offset by that, & the absence of large diameter ducting. With a good Vernatherm, I've never had much of a problem with cold winter conditions, but I did make a simple snap-on plate to reduce inlet area, which I've rarely ever used. I can snap it into position without removing the cowl cheek.


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mattst18
PostPosted: Fri Feb 22, 2013 7:33 pm 
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As always John wins the award for cleanest engine compartment. I thought I saw a smuge on the second picture but it was on my monitor. :)

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Rich Brazell
PostPosted: Fri Feb 22, 2013 8:24 pm 
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If I needed a clean sterile place to have an open heart operation , it would be in John's engine compartment ! ;) BOOM !

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dan
PostPosted: Fri Feb 22, 2013 10:48 pm 
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Do bugs even exist in Colorado..........??? Dan


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Rich Brazell
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Bugs have a hard time breathing at that altitude according to one politician ! ??? BOOM !

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