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Tranny Cooler fan or no fan?

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by kmodi, Dec 27, 2005.

  1. kmodi

    kmodi Registered Member

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    I am looking to keep my temps down on my TH400, and i guess having a tranny cooler is the way to go. My question is Fan or NO Fan? And if anybody has any experience with B&M? I was thinking of going with there Hi-Tek Cooler that has the fan in it, and was cuious if anybody has any experience.
     
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    I have never run a cooler with its own fan. There is so much room in front of the radiator I just slap a tranny cooler in front of the radiator and let the engine fan pull air across it
     
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    it wouldn't hurt, but I'd prolly be more inclined to just get the biggest/best cooler I could find and call it good.

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    I run a normal tran cooler w/out a fan and my temp are between 150 to 180*, so I don't think you really need to wast your $$$$ on a cooler with a fan..

    my 2cents
     
  5. kmodi

    kmodi Registered Member

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    do you think that has anything to do with the dual flex-a-lite you are running?
     
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    No I've always had a cool running tran's before I installed the dual fans. But they do help cooling the Eng and much better AC
     
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    I think those are for mounting where airflow can't get to them, like in the bed.
     
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    I use a pusher fan. It comes in very handy when crawlin the rocks, at idle or just above. I can drop the trans temp by 30* in just a few minutes while still crawlin, instead of stopping and cooling things off.
     
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    WOrks really well for slow crawling conditions.

    Works terrible for highway conditions.
     

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