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Where can I buy transmission coolers for an atx cougar? Also anybody know how to install them?
 

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You can get them at any auto parts store...

They are universal...They usually come in tubular or stacked plate designs. I used a stacked plate Hayden cooler on my probe atx back in the day.

Install is rather easy, as you need to run the line that goes out from the stock cooler (which is part of the stock radiator), and into the "IN" of the new cooler, and then the "out" of the new cooler returns to the tranny. The cooler gets mounter infront of the radiator...

I don't know what fittings, or what sized hose you need, so if someone who's installed one on a coug could post here to help you with that, then you'll be all set.
 

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I paid $70 for mine, but it was the best one I could find - and it looks cool! They start at about $25 for a sport compact size... You can get it at your local auto store, and it should work fine for most applications. When you install it, while running it inline with the radiator cooler make sure that you tap into the outlet instead of the inlet... I was told to do this because if you had it tapped into the inlet you would warm the fluid back up when it passes through the radiator. I guess the tranny cooler does a better job. Or you could get a better cooler and use only that and bypass the radiator cooler all together. Just disconnect the lines and run them to the cooler input and output. It was recommended to me to do it this way because the fluid will actually be cooler than if you ran it through the radiator. And don't forget to add more fluid! Should be about 1 QT. Also, all the coolers that I looked at (alot of them) came with a full install kit. It is super easy to install - I think mine took me about 1/2 hour.
 
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