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Old 06-04-2010, 10:07 AM   #1
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Where are you guys mounting your trans cooler?

I bought a Derale from summit with a fan attached, and it looks like I'll have to make some brackets to hold it. Just wondering where you guys found you get the most air

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what made you mount it to the rear?
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Im pretty sure the reason people are doing that is for the possiblity of it leaking .. if it leaks way back there, it shouldnt get on your tires..
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i just don't see it getting much air back there, even with a fan. I was going to try and mount mine infront of the radiator
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Mine works great here, having the fans on really pulls a lot of air over it. This is an old pic but I have it bolted so I can remove it easily. I used metal anchors to do it.
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I was going to buy the same cooler, but mount it up where the stock fuel tank sits. The fan will do it's job I'm sure to cool things off.
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We were told by Rosler not to run a trans cooler.....

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huh? Maybe an all out track car that makes one pass then shuts off.
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Rosler said not to run a tranny cooler? That seems a little odd to me. I've never heard anyone be told not to run a cooler before, even all out track cars, etc.
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I know a guy who runs a glide w/ the feed line ran out in a loop and right back into the trans. He said his tranny builder said its not needed for an all out race car.
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Maybe not needed but recommend.
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I'm going to have to figure out a way and shove it up infront of the radiator for now I think. This winter I'll drop the gas tank for a cell in the trunk, maybe go Jason's route
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When i bought my car the bird cover on the bumper was cut out so i used what i had
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We were told by Rosler not to run a trans cooler.....

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Sure he didn't say to not run a cheap one? He def. told us to run one and said make sure not to get a cheap one or it will increase the line pressure and not flow correctly.
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I cant hardly fathom not running a trans cooler, even in my bracket cars i see trans temps up to 240 degrees with a very large cooler with a fan on it. i cant see any benefit what so ever in not running a cooler.
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Sure he didn't say to not run a cheap one? He def. told us to run one and said make sure not to get a cheap one or it will increase the line pressure and not flow correctly.
He didn't even drill the case for fittings (Dedenbear).

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Makes no sense. These are all but REQUIRED for most race setups (see: transbrake).
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Even the guys I know with rail cars run coolers, and those cars don't get anything near as hot, the load on the tranny is way less (due to low low raceweight)
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