I have a 40k trans cooler.. the things is pretty decent in size. Should I just bypass the trans cooler on the side of the radiator or keep using it. Not sure if it will do much good. What you guys think...
I used only a trans cooler for about 7K miles b-4 I sold my bird due to a cracked radiator... Only downfall I noticed is when it is cold out...The trans temp takes forever to get up to where it should be. (I am talking when it is 40 degrees or colder).
I have a Cobra radiator and it has no tank cooler/warmer. I have a 40k standalone cooler. Like said before it takes a long time to heat the fluid when cold. I do have the bypass installed, but it only helps when it is real cold outside - below freezing. It runs about 185 when it is real hot outside and running the AC. I had a 24k cooler and it doesn't cut it by itself in the heat of the summer.
I have a 11"x10" cooler, forget the rating but it is plumbed directly to the trans as my Cobra rad doesn't support trans cooling (to me, this is good no cooler=less chance of leakage). In the summer, cruising I see 150-160* temps going into the cooler, if I get on it for a while the temp would rise to 180-190* then settle down about 175* again. Winter, it stays around 150* and driving in manual 2 gear for a few minutes will warm it fairly quickly if it's cold.
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