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Old 11-17-2012, 03:18 PM   #33
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Originally Posted by Kawidad View Post
Re: the oil cooler. The earlier rendition of the SV650 and donor bike for the DL platform did not have an oil cooler and never seemed to have overheating issues (I owned one). So, you could consider deleting it and watch your temps and see what happens. Or, you could maybe source a 2012 oil cooler, which fits onto the base of the oil filter and is very compact.

and, you could figure out how to run coolant lines and the needed fittings to get water to the "2012 oil cooler", which actually allows the oil filter to be attached to it and does not "fit onto the base"-it is the base, and has no commonality with previous models
take a close look at one
not the best idea at all
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