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post #1 of 7 Old 02-25-2012, 07:06 AM Thread Starter
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Flex-a-Lite Oil Cooler

is anyone using one of these?? complete with fan.

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seems cool but I dont need anything else putting a drain on my electrical system. Havent seen anyone on here talk about using one.

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In general the gasser oil parts are too small. These trucks flow 18.5gal/min (IIRC)..What is it rated for. And not to mention it'd take some work to reroute the oil & coolant.

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I didn't even realize how small it was...lol I doubt this would do anything at that size. You would have to have like 25 of them in a row.

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SO, Firstly....i posted the wrong pic....that one is the transmission cooler. This is the Oil Cooler...Part# 45901



My thought was to under-mount inside the frame rails. Maybe put another for the transmission. My concern came from adding another cooler infront of all of the rad and intercooler would un-necesarrily tax the systems.

I'm not concerned about the electrical draw BUT more concerned about crap getting stuck on top or hitting it.
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I just dont think it would cool efficiently enough to make enough difference.

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I'm going to contact Flex a Lite on Monday and get some details.
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