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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old 02-12-2005, 10:59 PM Thread Starter
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Type of trans cooler

i was looking at purchasing a trans cooler soon and i had a quick question...would i want a tube & fin design or the plate style trans cooler. and im running a stock converter right now, but maybe in the futur upgrading to a markviii/marauder, what size should i go with.

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post #2 of 6 (permalink) Old 02-12-2005, 11:12 PM
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stacked plated design is the way to go

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post #3 of 6 (permalink) Old 02-12-2005, 11:24 PM
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Stacked plate is the most efficient from what I've read.
I have a 24k from Hayden, and it works very well. I ran into a speedbump when installing it - I had to cut some material from the factory radiator fitting to make the "quick-connect" fitting work.


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post #4 of 6 (permalink) Old 02-13-2005, 10:02 AM
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Ditto the above. Also, as a lesser thing, the stacked plate design is MUCH more durable. The tube and fin will bend and get all ugly if you're not careful.
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I just installed a 40k in my bird.. i like it Its F'n huge but if your good you can get it in there.

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i put a 40k in, it's freekin huge lol


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