z160ho oil cooler help needed

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johnz50r

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I have a pitsterpro z160ho which I want to totally remove the oil cooler and not use it at all.. as the motor is in my z50r and the cooler clutters it up too much (want a cleaner look) is it just a case of finding bolts and blocking the holes in the motor ? or do I have to run a pipe to link the 2 holes for the cooler ? ,Ive done a search but came up with bugger all and don't want to hurt my engine ...
 

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Just a thought, could you run it on the side of the bike? wont clutter up the front then, and will still provide some cooling? Those engines get warm, especially at high RPM for long stretches i.e road travel.
 

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thinking maybe its best to keep the cooler so does anybody have any suggestions for a really good looking cooler that's not your typical pitbike one, as if im going to keep a cooler I may aswell use braided lines ,an fittings and a decent cooler so at least it will look good.
 

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I don't think they look out of place or untidy, especially if done nicely















 

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This looks cool if you wanna do something different


or this


but if you want it out of the way, something like this is what i suggested in the previous post
 

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I like the look of the bottom mount, but it's only good for road use.

I reckon someone here had a cooler mounted under the headlight too off the bottom tripple clamp ?
something like the top 2x pics





 
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This looks cool if you wanna do something different


or this


but if you want it out of the way, something like this is what i suggested in the previous post
I see that botom one not getting enough airflow to be effective. The front mount on the bottom triple looks good to, and would have to get the best airflow of any mounting position.
 

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I see that botom one not getting enough airflow to be effective. The front mount on the bottom triple looks good to, and would have to get the best airflow of any mounting position.
If it's good enough for a Duc it's good enough for a mini ;) But yea, it would be the case, but certainly better than not running one at all.
 

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mmmm, lots of ideas and help here... mounted directly on the engine with a custom bracket looks good to me. It cant go on the frame as I don't want to weld any tabs to the frame or drill it and using hoseclamps to mount it to the frame is just plain dodgy , I want to keep my frame unmolested.
 
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