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Thread: Standard acceptable Oil Temp for a C C

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    Default Re: Standard acceptable Oil Temp for a C C

    I routinely see 156 to 166 degrees and never higher on my CC SS. I used an infra-red non-contact thermometer and measured temps at the oil screen/ vernatherm location before and after flying. Compared the IR readings to the gauge and have found the gauge usually reads 8-10 degrees lower. I have concluded the gauge or sensor probe is not accurately calibrated.

    Kelly

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    Default Re: Standard acceptable Oil Temp for a C C

    Quote Originally Posted by N867SP View Post
    What I don't understand is with the vernatherm shouldn't it be bypassing cooler until vernatherm opens up?
    Pete, the vernatherm is designed to allow a small amount of oil to flow through the oil cooler at all times. This is to prevent the oil cooler from freezing up in extremely cold temps.
    Last edited by Jon Delamarter; 11-09-2015 at 10:03 AM.

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