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Old 06-22-2014, 08:32 PM

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towing at 13,000 feet

I just wanted to brag on the 7.3 a little. I towed my 20 foot flat bed gooseneck trailer loaded with a slide in camper, 4 quads, fuel, water, ext. I towed it across trail ridge road which gets above 13000 feet. What a beast the truck was. The trans ran a bit hot, like 230 a couple times.the egts hit 1400 for a second but the meth injection brought it back down. It was never lacking any power and I was really surprised at the balls it had. So my idea to keep the trans cooler is a bigger trans cooler with a electric fan mounted to it. Any other ideas would be great. Thanks.
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Old 06-22-2014, 09:28 PM
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More Transmission Cooler is always good (if it has a thermostat bypass to let it get up to temp).

Are you using a TransCommand or similar to shift it harder?

And, yeah, turbos + high altitude are just awesome together.
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