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Old 10-01-2003, 05:00 PM   #1
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I'm not sure if any of you know but..as clean as my car is , it still has 110k miles ..i know that is NOTHING to a 3800, but it is to a tranny ..and supercharged makes it even worse. My tranny is fine now, but in the near future i have a feeling that my time will come for a new tranny. ..now how effective is an aftermarket tranny cooler? at this point in time , a new tranny would kill my budget and my parents would have to help..and they are payin for college so i dont really wanna ask for anything more..so i'm just kinda worried. ..but i still want to have fun tranny cooler a good idea?
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I'm not sure if any of you know but..as clean as my car is , it still has 110k miles ..i know that is NOTHING to a 3800, but it is to a tranny ..and supercharged makes it even worse. My tranny is fine now, but in the near future i have a feeling that my time will come for a new tranny. ..now how effective is an aftermarket tranny cooler? at this point in time , a new tranny would kill my budget and my parents would have to help..and they are payin for college so i dont really wanna ask for anything more..so i'm just kinda worried. ..but i still want to have fun tranny cooler a good idea?
Definitely. That will extend the life. I don't have one yet, and I have 197,000 miles on the tranny. Mine'* different than yours(I think) but yours should have plenty of life left. Will said an additional tranny cooler is always a good idea, especially if mods are on the way.
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True how hard does yours still pull?
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True how hard does yours still pull?
Pegs the boost gauge. Haven't lost a race yet. Can't do any real times yet, but I know I get 10lbs. or better of boost. I STILL get a rush when I step on it.
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Get one Ryan. It will help prolong the life even if it has a lot of miles on it.

I still have to get one, and should have a while ago since I'm modded now, but my tranny (knock on wood) seems to be fine still. I figure winter is coming and I'm not going to drive it hard so I should be fine for a while. I just hope mine doesn't go before I can afford to fix it.

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Pegs the boost gauge. Haven't lost a race yet. Can't do any real times yet, but I know I get 10lbs. or better of boost. I STILL get a rush when I step on it.
I can't wait till I have a Boost gauge.
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Get one for sure. And they are not that expensive. 50 bux or less should get you a good one.
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I meant I can't wait till I get an SSEi so I'll have a Boost gauge.
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Get one for sure. And they are not that expensive. 50 bux or less should get you a good one.
HAHAHA..

Go seth!!
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ok i found a tranny cooler for like 45$ on pfyc.com .. my question is that after exhaust and 3.4 pulley ..is a tranny cooler practical for daily driving without racing? this is a must do right?
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ok i found a tranny cooler for like 45$ on pfyc.com .. my question is that after exhaust and 3.4 pulley ..is a tranny cooler practical for daily driving without racing? this is a must do right?
That'* a good question! My ssei has only 35k on it, but with the few mods I'm getting I am also curious if it'* prudent for me to have one. I don't race, though I like to punch it here and there and I'm not a baby with the gas pedal. I'll be watching the responses for this question with you.
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