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Old 07-10-2012, 03:13 PM   #10
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Originally Posted by blastedM3 View Post
i bought one and put it in myself. took me about 10 min. the wiring took about 20 min. nice and clean.

very easy to install
BlastedM3, What vehicle was if for?

I was considering installing it myself but the, "exhaust must be temporarily removed" portion of the instructions has me weighing my options. I hate getting into a job like this then stripping a bolt or tearing a gasket and it becomes a big hassle.

Most of my towing is a utility trailer, 2 seadoos, or 2 snowmobiles & I know a tranny cooler isn't really necessary for those. However, on occasion I plan to tow a 21' boat, a 14' enclosed trailer or a 17' travel trailer, all of which hover around the van's capacity of 3000#. I figure for $300-$500 an ATF cooler is good insurance, especially if I'm going a good distance with the travel trailer. The 14' and 17' both have brakes and it's safer to utilize them.

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