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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 10-06-2011, 09:24 PM Thread Starter
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I really need an add on trans cooler. What style is better dual pass heatsink or plate? This will be an add on and I like the idea of the heatsink style because it looks easy to mount.

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You want the stacked plate version, not the tube and fin "heat sink" version. There is MUCH greater fluid-to-metal-to-air surface area, providing enhanced cooling capacity.

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It seems most run a plate style cooler. Must be a good reason for it. I know when I go to install or have a cooler installed, I'll be going with a plate style.

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Point taken. I just liked the ease of mounting

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The plate style are easy to mount, tube and fin are the miserable ones.
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