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2019+ Transmission Cooler Kit

Discussion in '3rd Gen Tundras (2014+)' started by chasenicholas93, Jan 19, 2020.

  1. Jan 19, 2020 at 6:06 PM
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    chasenicholas93

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    Announcements: Limited Quantity Available. Once sold out I won't be able to ship until 13DEC.

    Price: $790 for a complete kit; $390 for a partial kit (excluding Toyota parts).

    Important: This kit only fits 2019-2021 5.7L Tundra's with a 2018+ grill.

    Note: If you order a partial kit, you will need to order the factory Toyota parts separately through the dealership of your choice. The complete kit will include everything you will need (minus tools) to install the transmission cooler.


    As some of you may know, the 2019+ Tundra's do not come with a transmission cooler. Instead, they have a heat exchanger that uses the hot coolant from the engine to try and cool your transmission. It is not effective and many people while towing have received warnings for high ATF temperature (warning comes on at 302°). The kit I sell will come with all genuine Toyota parts from the thermostat to the lines that run to the cooler. The bracket is custom designed to fit right behind your grill for max airflow while utilizing factory threaded bolt down points on the vehicle. Once the kit is installed, expect ATF pan temperatures to be between 185-205 degrees depending on ambient temperatures and your load (with thermostat not pinned open). Pinning the thermostat will yield cooler temperatures as the thermostat is bypassed. This will allow ATF to flow at all temperatures.

    Complete Kit $790: Includes Aftermarket + Toyota Parts Listed Below

    Aftermarket Parts Included
    x1 Hayden 778HD Transmission Cooler
    x1 Hayden 778HD Bracket (powder coated gloss black)
    x1 Horn Relocation Bracket (powder coated gloss black)
    ×1 Horn Ground Cable
    x2 10AN O-Ring Boss to 6AN Male Flare Adapter Fitting
    x2 6AN Push Lock Fittings (color black)
    x1 Transmission Cooler Hose x7'
    x1 High Temp Spiral Hose Protection x2.5'
    x4 High Temp Cushioned Hose Mount Clamps
    x2 Synthetic Grommets (for air deflector)
    - All Stainless Steel Hardware

    Toyota Parts Included
    x1 32970-34030 Transmission Thermostat
    x1 32941-0C030 Inlet Hose
    x1 32942-0C040 Outlet Hose
    x1 32907-0C020 Cooler Pipe
    x2 90080-10400 Cooler Pipe Bolts
    x8 90466-16004 Hose Clamps
    x2 Toyota WS Quarts (pump needed)


    Partial Kit $390: Includes Only Aftermarket Parts Listed Below
    Note: You will need to purchase the Toyota parts above separately

    Aftermarket Parts Included

    x1 Hayden 778HD Transmission Cooler
    x1 Hayden 778HD Bracket (powder coated gloss black)
    x1 Horn Relocation Bracket (powder coated gloss black)
    ×1 Horn Ground Cable
    x2 10AN O-Ring Boss to 6AN Male Flare Adapter Fitting
    x2 6AN Push Lock Fittings (color black)
    x1 Transmission Cooler Hose x7'
    x1 High Temp Spiral Hose Protection x2.5'
    x4 High Temp Cushioned Hose Mount Clamps
    x2 Synthetic Grommets (for air deflector)
    - All Stainless Steel Hardware

    Tools Required:

    - Socket Set (Metric) 10-14mm and 24mm
    - 6" sock extension or 5" with a 12mm deep socket
    - Allen Key (5mm)
    - Pliers
    - Step Hole Drill (1.25") Amazon sells cheap ones for around $11.
    - Hose cutters or sharp knife
    - Hydrophilic Jack and Stands
    - Level (For ATF Check) or someway to verify your truck is level
    - Torque Wrench able to read 15-30 lb-ft (recommended)

    How to Buy: Head over to genuinecoolingsystems.com

    Instructions:

    Video Install: https://youtu.be/5DLkja6vXvc


    *** Paper instructions on the bottom of this post ***

    How to Monitor Temps: Cheapest option is to buy the app "OBD Fusion" on your phone and input the custom PIDs for the pan and torque converter temperatures (see below). You will also need the bluetooth OBD adapter. There are many brands but here is one of the cheaper options.

    https://www.amazon.com/Veepeak-OBDCheck-Bluetooth-Diagnostic-Supports/dp/B073XKQQQW

    In order to input the pan and torque converter custom PIDs on your OBDFusion app go to "settings" then "User-Defined PIDs". Copy the information below. Leave everything the same besides what I am telling you to change.

    ATF Pan
    Name: ATF Pan
    Description: ATF Pan
    English Units: F
    Min Value: 0
    Max Value: 300
    OBD Mode: 21
    PID Number: 82
    Equation: ((((A*256)+B)*(7/100)-400)/10)

    Torque Converter
    Name: Torque Converter
    Description: Torque Converter
    English Units: F
    Min Value: 0
    Max Value: 300
    OBD Mode: 21
    PID Number: 82
    Equation: ((((C*256)+D)*(7/100)-400)/10)


    Don't mind the blue fittings in the pictures. The fittings I provide in the kits are black.

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  2. Oct 10, 2020 at 2:29 PM
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    Ok, we are going to try this again.

    This is a modified post, in this section for visibility, but treat it as a for sale ad and all rules apply.

    Before you pop off in this thread, might I recommend you look at the BST rules. Questions about the product or services are acceptable.

    You have been warned.
     
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  3. Oct 10, 2020 at 3:24 PM
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    I have this kit and it’s awesome. I had my dealer install it so as to not void my warranty. The tech who installed it was super impressed. It even has Toyota clamps. If you are going to tow and want to keep your transmission temperatures the same as they have been since 2007. This is the kit!
     
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  4. Oct 10, 2020 at 3:30 PM
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    Great product that chasenicholas93 offers and a must add for the 2019 -20 Tundra for those that tow. The only complete kit I've seen to add an ambient cooler.
     
  5. Oct 11, 2020 at 7:04 AM
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    To anyone who installed kit: any torque specs for the puck/thermostat bolts? I seem to be getting a little weeping but don't want to risk snapping bolts. Thanks.
     
  6. Oct 11, 2020 at 7:36 AM
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    Just to be sure, did you move the O-Rings from the spacer to the thermostat housing? That’s critical. I hand tightened enough to compress the o-rings and no weeping. Somebody did post torque specs but they were removed.
     
  7. Oct 11, 2020 at 8:12 AM
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    The 2015 tundra manual that is on the forums somewhere said 15 ft lbs. for those three bolts.
     
  8. Oct 11, 2020 at 8:21 AM
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    75 inch pounds is 6.25 ft.lbs. Quite a difference from 15 ft.lbs.
     
  9. Oct 11, 2020 at 11:56 AM
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    The correct torque for the three warmer/thermostat bolts is 15 ft-lb. I suspect those bolts are M10, rather than M6. Over torque would be considerable, and is more likely to strip threads in the aluminum case rather than snap off the heat-treated bolts.

    I would double-check the o-rings. O-rings will seal with only slight compression (subject to fluid pressure). If you're still leaking with any more than slight torque, you either lost the o-rings on assembly, or they've been damaged (cut). Good practice advises to always replace o-rings during reassembly. O-rings are cheap; having to go back in to replace them is painful.

    There should be four o-rings in the AB60 transmission thermostat/warmer assembly: Two o-rings came with the thermostat to seal it the transmission case, and there were two existing o-rings to seal the warmer to the thermostat. It may be necessary to use some grease or petroleum jelly to keep the o-rings in the grooves while you're fumbling with the thermostat assembly.
     
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  10. Oct 11, 2020 at 12:40 PM
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    Thanks John. If you have damaged one of the o-rings you will have 2 spares that came off of the spacer to use.
     
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  11. Oct 11, 2020 at 1:31 PM
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    First post updated with the transmission torque specs.
     
  12. Oct 11, 2020 at 3:03 PM
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    If you need a transmission cooler this is the set-up you want. Top notch components. Excellent write-up and top notch parts. By the time you assemble the parts, hunt for the fasteners, pay for shipping, the value of your time, your cost will exceed what this cost and this is one stop shopping! You can piecemeal one together with less quality components but you may very well smoke your transmission.
     
  13. Oct 11, 2020 at 4:38 PM
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    You sure its leaking and not residual oil left from the install? I also thought I might have a little leak but after a proper clean up everything was good.
     
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  14. Oct 11, 2020 at 5:22 PM
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    @Paulismydog private messaged me. It was just residual ATF that didn't get wiped up after the install and he does not have a leak.
     
  15. Oct 11, 2020 at 6:39 PM
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    Install instructions updated on the bottom of the first post.
     
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    When the original post is updated, I will clean up the thread to minimize repeat questions and having a 45 page thread that information is hard to find.

    So far, this is going well. Thank you for not commenting on price or parts used if you do not like the kit.
     
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    Called it! :D
     
  18. Oct 11, 2020 at 9:19 PM
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    Thanks for the kit! Looking forward to get it insatlled.
     
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  19. Oct 12, 2020 at 11:15 AM
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    I really appreciate all the info. Just got a 2020 and we tow a 34' trailer. OBD 2 sensor going in today to monitor temps.
     
  20. Oct 12, 2020 at 1:46 PM
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    I'm afraid you will be buying one like the rest of us.
     
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    I will now offer partial kits that will include all the aftermarket parts needed for an install (see first post). I also am now receiving a wholesale discount from Japan due to the amount of money I spend on parts. Due to this, the price for a complete kit will be lowered to $790. Complete kits are not expected to ship until late October due to lead times from Toyota due to the large quantity of parts I requested. If you have reserved a complete kit and would like to order a partial kit instead and order your own Toyota parts, please PM me. It may be faster for you to install the kit this way.
     
  22. Oct 12, 2020 at 2:20 PM
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    Just curious how much Toyota charged to install? My local Toyota just quoted my $700. Seemed high.
     
  23. Oct 12, 2020 at 2:22 PM
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    Holy cow! I wouldn't pay more than $200. It's a 2-hour job (max) for a Toyota Tech.
     
  24. Oct 12, 2020 at 5:25 PM
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    I paid $300-$400 I can’t remember...or so? I don’t think it’s too hard to do. I just wanted to have it covered. I would negotiate? How do they know how long? Tell them 2 hours. Maybe call around?
     
  25. Oct 12, 2020 at 5:33 PM
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    Nice...how much additional transmission fluid does this add to the system (and the installer has to buy)?
     
  26. Oct 12, 2020 at 6:05 PM
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    He has the fluid listed under the Toyota parts included in the first post. Part of the kit, as I understand it.
     
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    The complete kit includes everything you will need to install the cooler, including the ATF. You will only need between 1-1.5 quarts of ATF and the kit includes two quarts.
     
  28. Oct 12, 2020 at 10:08 PM
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    That 's the issue. Because there is no labor rate for installing the cooler your at the mercy of the service writer or manager and most don't have a clue. I would insist that a tech be asked how long it would take to do. Personally it should take less than 2.5 hours. Multiply the time by the shop rate.
     
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    Frak...thanks. I was looking for "fluid" as a keyword and totally skipped over it. Sorry for being "that guy"
     
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