Originally Posted by elsalvadorklr
how interesting... a bit expensive though...
I have noticed the extreme high temps the cap of the stock oil filter gets...its good thinking with no moveable parts or oil leaks, hoses to possibly break...however at that price its more than the avergae diy oil cooler install...I mean you can buy an xr250 or 400 cooler and plumb it up for around that price...
but cool thinking!
Yeah, definitely too expensive, but definitely might be worth welding some fins onto a spare cap and giving it a go. Where I live welding is cheap, but getting the cap would be expensive. I had a brake lever welded (too hard to get the new one in on short notice) the other day and it was only 150 Som (three dollars and some change), so it would probably only cost about 10-15 dollars to make one provided I could find a cap.
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