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Old 06-13-18, 10:21PM   #1
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So I put a th 400 in my car. I have a tight 9.5 inch converter. I had mounted a 10x8 derale cooler with a fan under my car. Driver side under my seat about 1.5-2 inches off the floor. I was told it would work. For short trips my tranny never got over 180. The other night I went to a car show about 25 miles away. 1/2 way thru the trip, my temps were climbing. They peaked about 220!!
On they way home, after a few hard blasts 250-260.

I did some searching and asking. For a street car my under the floor is not the best. I just bought a tru cool 13x11 aluminum stacked cooler. They make them for b+m and they are called supercoolers for b+m. 29000 btu's.
I am trying to find a good location, I will keep you posted on how it works. There was a thread on YB about it. A guy with the same problem as me bought that cooler put it up front and his temps sit at 170.

As I understand it, the heat sink cooler suck, the best ones are stacked aluminum. A lot of guys have a fan on them too.
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Best place is in front of the radiator if you can fine the room to put it there, if you can you’ll never have a problem
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I have a big intercooler, might have to drop the valance panel and sneek it in there.
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