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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 02-24-2004, 12:36 AM Thread Starter
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bypassing radiator

i plan to bypass my radiator when i hook the hoses up to my transcooler. what should i use to plug up the exposed holes where the metal tranny lines go in the radiator? is there some sort of screw-on cap to use?

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post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old 02-24-2004, 11:09 AM
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I didn't bother, as far as I know the "trans cooler" on most radiators is just a bit of piping that's exposed to the coolant, nothing big and nothing that'll allow crap into the radiator core.

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post #3 of 5 (permalink) Old 02-24-2004, 11:53 AM
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If i were you i would take out the big nut the goes into the radiator were you hook up your metal line and take it to a hardware store and put a bolt and just put some thread tape on just incase it were to leak
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just get some plastic plugs, goto lowes....

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post #5 of 5 (permalink) Old 03-03-2004, 12:39 PM
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I bypassed my rad when I installed a B&M style trans cooler. I plugged the holes on the rad with bolts so any fluid left in there could not leak out on my floor. Good luck
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