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Seeing as the new 392 has the engine oil cooler, can someone post what temperatures their 392 is running?

You should be able to find your engine oil temperature in the EVIC under the same menus that show your tire pressure sensor readouts.

Also, would the 392 oil cooler prolong engine oil life or decrease it?

The 6.1L runs around 203degs.
 

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Oil temps usually are always 20 to 30 deg or so above the coolant temp. Oil cooler will give off enough heat in btu to help get or keep oil temps as close to coolant temp as possible especally when running hard, Oil temp will never go below coolant temp. Once motor is to stabilized operating temp.
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2011 SRT8 Dodge Challenger 392 with Manual six speed,

Just today in 60 degree weather in traffic, 215 engine and 235 oil. Seems hot to me but this is how it has been since new.
 

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230 is normal. The Thermostat is 195 so the coolant temps routinely run 200-215 and the Oil will run slightly warmer. That's cold for Synthetic.. They don't start to break down thermally well into the 600 degree mark.
 

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ok sorry to hike thread but i have a 09 challenger srt 8 6.1 with a supercharger i run full synthetic also and i notice that when i reaaly get down on it with boost my oil temps can get to 240 degrees is this ok or should i bee thinking of upgrading my oil cooler so the oil temp wont get so hot when getting into boost. thanks i am in houston and it can get very hot in the summer
 

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I have now seen 245 oil temp when running hard and it was still cool outside, only about 75 when that temp was observed. Still seems warm. But I am stilll used to watching water and oil temps for non emission engine and I would be really worried if I saw my 73 340 with temps like that, same temperature outside would have my 340 running 180 water and 195 oil at the highest.
 

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The oil cooler on the 392 is pretty much worthless in my opinion. My Oil runs 20-35 degrees hotter then the coolant temps. While that is perfectly fine for Synthetics, I would rather have an air to oil cooler mounted front of the engine like on my SRT10 where the oil was never hotter then 215 degrees and usually ran around 205 degrees.
 
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