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Old 09-14-2007, 03:08 PM   #21
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Yup. Did you get it yet TJ? That'* the one I have.
Nope not yet. Once i get the car runnnig KR free, it will be my next investment. Even on the hottest day, driving hard the highest i have seen is 192 degrees so it stays alright. But when i add a few more ponies then i am going with that cooler.
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PLEASE read the last 3 or 4 posts above your reply for the answer to that.
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Yup. Did you get it yet TJ? That'* the one I have.
EDIT: If you go through the site in steps it explains everything i just asked

I need to get one of these installed before my long trip through the hills of Tennessee this season.

Was there any extra hardware needed?

And would it be more beneficial to mount it on the front of the stock radiator (to get colder air) or after (to let the stock radiator have the colder air)?
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I diidn't install mine. But I DID install the one I had before it. All the hardware needed was in that kit.

Install it BEFORE the radiator. It'* not possible to mount it behind it.
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Thought I would contribute a bit more info to this thread. On Bill Buttermore'* advice I emailed the sales department at BulkPart to get their recommendation for a cooler with my application. My new tranny will have a 3500 stall converter, 3.43 gears, and be running in Arizona where the summers are brutal. Here is how they responded:

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Arizona: Hot & cold
3500 Stall converter makes massive amounts of heat
Bypassing the radiator
= Big cooler

The only 2 coolers I would suggest are these:

#4590
Tru-Cool LPD, thick cooler & standard installation kit
Truck & heavy duty to 28,000 GVW
Low pressure drop cooler, 12 x 11 x 1 1/2 thick
$79.95


#4739
Tru-Cool MAX transmission cooler with external thermal bypass
On Special
Tru-Cool # LPD4739, 40,000 GVW rating, 45,000 BTU rating
8 1/2 x 22 3/4 x 1 1/4 inch
3/8 inverter flare (fittings are included for thread to hose barbs) Includes external thermal bypass
$133.00
As you can see, for an extreme application they recommend something even bigger than the coolers being used in more moderate climates. I'm glad I emailed them, as I probably wouldn't have ordered a cooler that was big enough. Hopefully they're not just trying to sell me an overkill piece of equipment. I think I'll probably get the #4590, as I can't quite justify $133.00 for a cooler. Hopefully it'll keep the new tranny happy next summer.
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