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Old 01-13-2013, 09:16 PM
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Originally Posted by wibas View Post
On my 1952 GMC restromod I do not have room behind the front grille for a trans cooler. So I picked up a cooler with it's own fan but I still do not where to put it. Does anybody have any experience with such a problem? Will the fan make up for being out of the air current like up under the bed? Will I need a thermostat to control the fan? Thanks.
A tranny cooler thermostat is nice but not absolutely necessary.

The main thing is that there be unobstructed airflow in and out. The closer it's placed to a surface, the less potential airflow it'll have. Keep it away from the exhaust and you'll be fine.
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