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Old 09-07-2018, 02:34 PM
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Old 09-07-2018, 02:43 PM
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Could the trans be creating too much heat and over powering the radiator? If your oil is staying cool something else has to be effecting the coolant.
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Old 09-07-2018, 03:10 PM
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Could the trans be creating too much heat and over powering the radiator? If your oil is staying cool something else has to be effecting the coolant.
Since mikes cooler, i have not seen over 210 on the trans. that use to get up to 230-240 with coolant but i would be running 240* on coolant at every hill. Its very very slow to rise in temp.
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Old 09-07-2018, 03:30 PM
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Since mikes cooler, i have not seen over 210 on the trans. that use to get up to 230-240 with coolant but i would be running 240* on coolant at every hill. Its very very slow to rise in temp.
Id be curious to see what the temps are coming in before the radiator
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Old 09-07-2018, 05:17 PM
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Hi my name is James and im hopelessly addicted to towing with way too much power. <-- thats the first step, right?
I'm in the same boat as you I don't like slowing down
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Old 09-07-2018, 05:53 PM
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Id be curious to see what the temps are coming in before the radiator

I dont know, Id be curious. The stock sensor is prone to heat soak too. The heat exchanger in my radiator is suppose to be much better than stock as well so maybe?

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I'm in the same boat as you I don't like slowing down

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Old 09-17-2018, 02:15 PM
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Got a pair of frame brackets from 1Fastbrick (thank you sir!) and ill be picking up a stock bumper and all the stuff i need from it hopefully wednesday. probably wont get any of this stuff install for a month or two but atleast ill have it. aux radiator has to be built anyhow and im waiting on joe to get back in town to order it. hes adding provisions for the oil cooler to attach to the front of the aux cooler. i have not decided if i want to run it on the front of the aux cooler as it will induce more heat so i may try running it off to the side and on the front to see if it makes a difference. wanted to try to do all this before the heat went away but with my schedule, its not looking like it.
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Old 09-17-2018, 08:29 PM
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