Originally Posted by PistolPete
Do these bikes really benefit from one?
I've never really had any issues without an oil cooler, although i change my oil every 3000kms or thereabouts and oil over-temp isn't the easiest thing to quantify. certainly i could see the benefits of the additional oil capacity and extra cooling though. i believe the XT has a larger oil tank than the SRX, which helps make up for the lack of an oil cooler.
I'd certainly be interested to hear of experiences of those who have installed an oil cooler - queensland summers are probably a bit rough on my XT's oil.