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Old 03-16-2007, 08:03 AM
WD8CDH WD8CDH is offline
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Originally Posted by rrgrassi View Post
The trans cooler in the radiator is supposed to cool the hotter tranny fluid. It's kind of a joke because you are using hot coolant to cool hot tranny fluid.
Actually a tranny works best if the tranny fluid is above 150 degrees but not too hot so the hot coolant speeds up the heating of the tranny fluid and still prevents it from getting too hot.
Ron Schroeder
'85 300 Turbo Diesel 2 tank WVO
'83 300 Turbo Diesel 2 tank WVO
Some former WVO vehicles since ~1980:
'83 Mercedes 240D
'80 Audi 4000D
'83 ISUZU Pup
'70 SAAB 99 with Kubota diesel
'76 Honda Civic with Kubota diesel
'86 Golf
Several diesel generators
All with 2 tank WVO conversion
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