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2011-2018 Additional Transmission Cooler

Discussion in '2.5 Gen Tundras (2014-2021)' started by chasenicholas93, Dec 22, 2020.

  1. Sep 9, 2021 at 7:50 AM
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    SpooledReel

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    Ordered... thanks for the update and link.
     
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  2. Sep 11, 2021 at 1:34 PM
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    Probably a dumb question, but does the addition of a transmission cooler effect how transmission fluid changes are performed in the future?
     
  3. Sep 16, 2021 at 1:48 PM
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    Given the lack of a reply, I guess it was not such a dumb question after all.
     
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  4. Sep 17, 2021 at 3:50 AM
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    Cooler adds more fluid = good! Drain and fill is what needs doing, so no the procedure is the same, unless you are looking to do the drain and fill enough times to change all the fluid. So it might take an extra one or two times.
     
  5. Sep 17, 2021 at 3:52 AM
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    No, it goes inline with the current cooler. It only adds about 1/4 qt of fluid. No one changing the fluid under the truck would even notice.
     
  6. Sep 17, 2021 at 6:40 AM
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    I don't get it... Are yall stacking these coolers? Running em side by side? How does having 2 trans coolers and a condenser affect the cooling performance of the radiator?
     
  7. Sep 17, 2021 at 10:24 AM
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    Shouldn't affect the radiator at all. It doesn’t block much airflow or put out much more heat in front of it that wasn’t already there. It just adds more cooling surface area for the transmission fluid.
     
  8. Sep 17, 2021 at 1:09 PM
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    Can this kit be made to work on a 2020?
     
  9. Sep 17, 2021 at 1:46 PM
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    Thanks for the reply. So when you change the tranny fluid, you just drain and refill per the current procedure.
     
  10. Sep 17, 2021 at 3:27 PM
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    There is a different kit for the 19+ trucks. You’ll need the thermostat and lines. There’s another thread about it and it’s on his website too.
     
  11. Sep 17, 2021 at 3:58 PM
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    Never mind. Brain fart. I forgot about the lines that don't run to the from of the truck.
     
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    That radiator is overly secured to the mounting bracket, 12 screws lol. Meanwhile, I can only count 3 screws securing the mounting bracket to the vehicle.
     
  13. Sep 18, 2021 at 8:00 AM
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    No change in the procedure to change your ATF.
     
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  14. Sep 18, 2021 at 8:01 AM
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    The bracket is extremely secure with the 3 bolts securing it.
     
  15. Sep 18, 2021 at 8:02 AM
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    I don't. I build the brackets in CAD and send the files to a shop for CNC and powder coat.
     
  16. Oct 4, 2021 at 6:48 PM
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    Have you installed the cooler and if so, do you have any comments?
     
  17. Oct 4, 2021 at 7:05 PM
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    Just installed additional cooler on my 2017.
    Nice kit easy install.
    I did some modifications because of my winch controller box placement.
    So I relocated cooler on driver side.
    Just drilled one extra hole on the bottom and got longer hoses.

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  18. Oct 13, 2021 at 10:03 AM
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    I have not installed yet. Wrapped up renovating a house to get on the market so the cooler is on the back burner for a winter project. I will say that the packaged kit looks top notch. It will be a simple install.
     
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