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post #1 of 22 Old 12-10-2009, 07:40 AM Thread Starter
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Transmission Temps

What temp do you see your transmission reach when daily driving normal and under high throttle ect...

Mine barely leaves the 0 mark if at all and stays around a 100. I never see it go high at all. Is that because I'm not towing? I'm sure it will increase in the summer but even when I hammer down it does raise much at all. Just trying to see if everything is working ok and what not.

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The Search button is amazing for info like this!!!

Normal trans temps are 70-90 above ambient. The lesser when not towing and the greater when towing heavy. My temp gauge won't move until spring!!

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Yes it is when you have the time to spend to search, in my case I don't. Thanks for the information.

Is there a temp it should not reach?

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you wanna stay under 200ish
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I wouldn't think you'd wanna be too high, not sure why they make the gauge read so high.

8" Lift
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DIY Traction Bars
Zoodad-AIH Delete-Foil Delete
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ISSIPRO Performax Gauges
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Sustained temps above 200 means you need more cooling, 210-220 is when I would be pulling over.

So you don't have time to use the search feature, but I have time to type the same replies several times a week???? How does that work????
Just picking at ya, but the search feature will be a lot faster than making new threads as a lot of this has been discussed in great depth already.
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Much appreciated.

8" Lift
38" Toyo MT's
DIY Traction Bars
Zoodad-AIH Delete-Foil Delete
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4" TB Magnaflow Exhaust w/ 5" tip
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I've been getting trans temps from 160-190 lately just driving city/highway not towing. I am going to order a frame rail mounted additional cooler with fan with thermostat with tons of flow. 400 cfm i think it said. Also going to try to install a trans go shift kit to help as well.

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I've been getting trans temps from 160-190 lately just driving city/highway not towing. I am going to order a frame rail mounted additional cooler with fan with thermostat with tons of flow. 400 cfm i think it said. Also going to try to install a trans go shift kit to help as well.
Optimal running temps,boost, Pyro,Trans readings.. anything readings...

made this just for all of you! lol ..about a month ago..

160-190 is normal..youll be fine..when i tow i see 180-195.. im going to be adding another cooler soon..

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Sounds like you need a 6.0 trans cooler. I usually see 60 above what the temp is outside empty and about 80 above when pulling my 5er. The 6.0 cooler is massive!

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