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post #1 of 15 Old 11-30-2009, 06:57 PM Thread Starter
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TEMP OF A TRANNY IN A 7.3

I HAVE A 2000 7.3 WITH 4 IN STRAIGHT PIPE, AFE STAGE 2 INTAKE AND A EDGE. I WAS WONDER HOW HOT DOES THE TRANNY RUN STOCK. I HAVE A BUILT TRANNY WITH A BIGGER TRANNY COOLER. ITS NOT BUILT TO THE MAX, JUST HAD THE GUY BEEF UP SOME STUFF IN IT AND ADD THE TRANNY COOLER. I JUST DONT WANT TO RUIN MY TRANNY THATS ONLY 6 MONTHS OLD. AND ANOTHER THING... MY WATER IN FUEL LIGHT CAME ON WHEN I ADDED TEH EDGE. ANY IDEAS WHY OR HOW TO CLEAR IT...
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sense I had mine rebuilt I havnt seen over 165..there was a time running my edge were I saw 190

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I know you hate to hear it but trash the edge and get some tunes man, youll never look back again the edge is know for roasting trannies!

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My trans normally ran between 160-180, stock it was like 160. But before my built trans I saw up to 205 degrees on the stocker, plowing down a dirt road with a foot and a half of snow. That stocker was a beast. lol

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Yea i have been hearing more and more ppl talk about the edge may make your tranny run hot. But mine hasnt gotten over 150 yet. but ill see how it does when i pull my toy hauler to the dunes or haul hay.
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sense I had mine rebuilt I havnt seen over 165..there was a time running my edge were I saw 190
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To answer your / normal trans temps are 70-90 over ambient temps. The lesser when unloaded and the upper when towing heavy. Mine runs about 60 over ambient with the 6.0 cooler. If you see sustained temps over 200 degrees I would want more cooling. 210 -220 is my pull over temp, let idle in park until temps come down, unless you were about to crest the top of the hill and then I would get to the top as fast as possible while staring at the gauge. Mine will go all winter and the gauge will never move!!

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i see 150-160 unloaded, thats with mountains and hills around, 180-190 pulling a 30' camper

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rarely do I see much more than 175-180, even when pulling

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i see 150-160 unloaded, thats with mountains and hills around, 180-190 pulling a 30' camper
Are you tuned at all....

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I never see over 145 with mine empty.
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