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Tranny cooler( ATO to WTO) swap

Ok guys here is what i think i have learned. I have been told that my tranny cooler is an Air to oil cooler(not acceptable) and i am considering changing it out to a Water to Oil cooler(what i really need). With the temps in the 80-90s here in Wyoming and probably going to be warmer in Spokane when i move, my tranny runs very close to 200, creeping up to 210 on occasion just driving around town. How difficult is it to swap it out and what all would i need to do?? Any help would be appreciated. Thanks

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i dont live in that area, but i installed this tranny cooler Transtar Tranny Oil Cooler Install along with my stock one and i dont see 180 ever, and it gets in the high 90's here too

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Cool, i just hate it when i see my tranny temp creep above 200* Im looking at getting a BTS in about a year or so, but i dont want my stock tranny to go out before because of overheating. 120,000 miles on it so far.

1999.5 Ford F250, 7.3L PSD
TYMAR Intake/Coolant Filter
Casserly Hybrid Injectors
WOP GQSSB
BTS Transmission w/ 6.0 Trans cooler
6.0L Intercooler
Tuned by Tyrant Diesel
MBRP 4" Aluminized Turbo back exhaust
291 hp and 585 tq, OLD Numbers!
496hp 985tq, 16 April 11!
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If you want to delete it, just install a new 6.0 or the biggest aftermarket you can get and abandon the old one... Hell mine is not even plugged...

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what kind of temps are you running Joe?? You still going to TruckFest???

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Casserly Hybrid Injectors
WOP GQSSB
BTS Transmission w/ 6.0 Trans cooler
6.0L Intercooler
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MBRP 4" Aluminized Turbo back exhaust
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496hp 985tq, 16 April 11!
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I'm thinking not this year... with the selling the house and buying a new one... I am kinda busy... I still might make it but its slim...

I run no more then 150-180 pulling hard... Built tranny but still

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Is the 6.0 Tranny cooler pretty straight up with install?? What all does it entail?

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Casserly Hybrid Injectors
WOP GQSSB
BTS Transmission w/ 6.0 Trans cooler
6.0L Intercooler
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291 hp and 585 tq, OLD Numbers!
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^^^^^ there is a write-up in the current diesel power mag about swapping the 6.0 Tranny cooler - although I haven't seen it myself (was told it was in there by a friend that owns a cummins) to tell you how detailed it is???

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