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FACTORY TRANS COOLER?

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by raptorparts, Sep 17, 2004.

  1. raptorparts

    raptorparts Registered Member

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    LOOKING FOR A FACTORY INSTALLED AUXILARY TRANS COOLER SO I CAN HAVE SOMETHING THATS LOOKS AS GOOD AS BOBK'S SETUP. DIDN'T KNOW IF GM EVER OFFERED SUCH A BEAST! I APPRECIATE EVERYONES HELP ON SEVERAL TOPICS I'VE POSTED OVER THE PAST FEW WEEKS!
     
  2. joez

    joez 1/2 ton status

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    Theres no need to yell.

    I dont think that GM ever offered that style cooler. I may be wrong on that. All i know is my factory trans cooler is built into my radiator. AFAIK that is how they all are. At least every one ive worked on is.

    The aux one you are refering to can be purchased at any run of the mill auto parts store.
     
  3. DPI

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    Summitracing.com sells these B&M stack plate coolers with 1/2" NPT fittings. I used the 28,000 GVW model on my tranny. That cooler is the exact same cooler used as the factory oil coller on my 90 K5.

    I ran 5/16" steel brake line to and from the cooler. NAPA sells the brass fitting that lets you connect the brake line to the NPT fitting.

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  4. dyeager535

    dyeager535 1 ton status Premium Member

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    Yes GM did offer trans coolers. No idea what bobk's setup looks like, but the GM unit I bought (from the dealer) looked kind of similar to the factory oil cooler, with hose clamps instead of fittings.
     
  5. BobK

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    I had just posted THIS,It's prob. what he's referring to.
     
  6. rjfguitar

    rjfguitar 3/4 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    I have a factory stacked plate air to oil cooler along with the radiator cooler. /forums/images/graemlins/dunno.gif
     
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    me too, comes with the tow package. same as one in that pic
     
  8. rjfguitar

    rjfguitar 3/4 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    [ QUOTE ]
    me too, comes with the tow package. same as one in that pic

    [/ QUOTE ]yep, the tow package.
     
  9. K5 NUTT

    K5 NUTT 1/2 ton status

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    Yes...gm did offer a factory TRANS oil cooler...i have one still in the box in my attic...however they seem to be rare like the 73 to 80 power steering coolers...



    DW
     
  10. rjfguitar

    rjfguitar 3/4 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    Come to think of it....I don't think I have ever even seen a GM truck WITHOUT the air to oil cooler behind the grille. Every blazer that I looked at when I was looking to buy had one. My dad's burb has one too. /forums/images/graemlins/screwy.gif
     

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