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Power Steering Coolers...How do you run yours?

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by zakk, Dec 16, 2002.

  1. zakk

    zakk 1/2 ton status

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    Looking into a PS cooler & i dont have room on my frame rails. or none that i feel comfortable with.

    Some people have problems running them on the radiator, as it causes a bit of "belching" of the fluid.

    Any other ideas?
     
  2. muddysub

    muddysub 1 ton suburban status Staff Member Moderator GMOTM Winner

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    my stock one is on the underside of the engine crossmember.
     
  3. mountainexplorer

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    I took one out of a '75 Suburban. It was mounted in the core support, kind of behind the grille and to the side of the radiator.
     
  4. zakk

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    are you worried about it getting smashed or stones from the road being thrown up onto it??
     
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    muddysub 1 ton suburban status Staff Member Moderator GMOTM Winner

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    me? no.
     
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    79Beast 1/2 ton status

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    I bought the smallest tranny cooler the parts store had (5 1/2 X 11 or so). I routed it in the return line and attached it to some expanded steel in front of my radiator. I used some old gardenhose to protect the lines from chafing.
     
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    im just putting this together [​IMG]
    more Here
     
  8. Stephen

    Stephen 1/2 ton status Moderator Vendor

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    Mine's mounted in front of the radiator. Make sure you mount it so that the hoses are on top if the res. is not above the cooler. Mine has a remote fill from the hydroboost so my hose routing didn't matter much, the res. is above everything.
     
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    4X4HIGH 1 ton status Premium Member GMOTM Winner

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    The later 80's model blazers had a factory P/S cooler and mounted it under the radiator support just below the radiator.
     

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