Tranny cooler

Old 01-26-2009, 12:43 PM
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I am running a turbo 400 tranny and it dosent have a cooler should i get one or not? just wondering what my options are
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Old 01-26-2009, 12:49 PM
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Yes definitly get a cooler. If you're racing and going rounds you'll want to keep temps consistant to be able to keep your ET's consistant.JMO
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Old 01-26-2009, 01:58 PM
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a trans guage is also a good idea
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Old 01-26-2009, 02:04 PM
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Without a cooler I'd say your cutting the life of a race tranny by a 1/3. Especially if your running a stall converter.
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Old 01-26-2009, 03:07 PM
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The cooler you can keep the tranny, the longer it'll live and will be more consistent. A gauge is a wise investment, especially with a brake and high stall converter.
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Old 01-26-2009, 06:52 PM
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I have always heard a 20° temp drop doubles the life of the trans.
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Old 01-29-2009, 04:57 PM
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Yep, trans cooler... CHEAP INSURANCE.
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Old 01-29-2009, 05:10 PM
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Always. Synthetic fluid will also drop it 10-15˚.
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Old 01-29-2009, 06:01 PM
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one thing about synthetic,,,,, does it change any characteristics in the trans,,,shifting ,,trans brake response ???
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Old 01-29-2009, 06:13 PM
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Not usually unless you are using a cheap thin fluid before changing to synthetic. It should also perform more consistently.
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