Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 07-12-2016, 08:16 AM   #1
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2016
Location: Cedar Creek Lake, TX
Posts: 2,253
Transmission cooler

Any recommedations for a 2016 Ram 1500 5.7L engine? I would like a neat bolt on installation, not one where I have to cut lines and use clamp on rubber hoses.
I'm seeing transmission temps as high as 235 degrees, which concerns me even though my guages and tech say this is within specs even though it is 50 degrees higher than I ran on my 2011 with the same engine.
__________________

__________________
Cedar Creek Lake, Texas
2017 Wildwood 27 RLSS
2016 Ram 5.7L crewcab, 8 speed transmission
CedarCreekWoody is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 07-12-2016, 11:36 AM   #2
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2016
Posts: 354
235 is not too bad, your engine is running 180-210. I would look at some Ram truck owners forms.
__________________

__________________
2016 Wildwood 32BHDS
2004 F-250 CC 4X4 V10
Mars is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-12-2016, 11:42 AM   #3
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2016
Location: Cedar Creek Lake, TX
Posts: 2,253
Perhaps you are right. It just seems hot to me. I will see what she runs in hilly country.
__________________
Cedar Creek Lake, Texas
2017 Wildwood 27 RLSS
2016 Ram 5.7L crewcab, 8 speed transmission
CedarCreekWoody is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 07-12-2016, 04:09 PM   #4
Senior Member
 
grumpy0374's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2013
Posts: 1,431
Check out Derale Performance. They have the "Good" stuff, not the cheapy 30 buck garbage.
They carry all different types, sizes, clamp on stule, and the good AN fitting type hardware.
I replaced the oe Ford trans cooler, 13 row, with a Derale 40 row stacked plate design that has 3 times to btu heat dissapation of the oe unit.
Not cheap, but not overly expensive for the quality you get.
Grumpy
__________________
Steve & Cheryl + Zoey, and Ziggy, our furry kids.

2012 Forrest River Lexington 283ts
Toad, 2013 Subaru XV Crosstrek
grumpy0374 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-12-2016, 05:26 PM   #5
Failure is my business
 
2Evil4U's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2016
Location: Slaughter, LA
Posts: 528
Do you have the 8spd? It has a heater/cooler built in already. Ours runs at 185-190 towing or not.
__________________
Current vehicle list: 17 RAM 3500 4x4 Cummins Aisin 4.10, 16 Flagstaff 832IKBS, 14 RAM 1500 4x4 Hemi 3.92 Bilstein 5100's Derale oil cooler, 97 F150 4x4 5.4L 278,000 miles, 80 Firebird Esprit Aussie Burnout Car https://youtu.be/v06VjII7HmE, 78 Harley Davidson FX 79,000 miles dad bought new, 71 El Camino ZZ3 TH400 12-Bolt, 37 Ford 3 window 502 Chevy dad built
Days Camped: 2016: 43, 2017: 83, 2018: 44, 2019: 78
2Evil4U is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-12-2016, 06:53 PM   #6
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2012
Posts: 1,101
Transmission cooler

Do you have tow haul mode on? I was towing on flat road so I took it out of tow/haul and I noticed the transmission temperature starting to go up. Put it back in tow/haul and the temperature dropped back to were it runs when not towing about 180F
__________________

__________________
Ontario

Vibe 6501
1 Prospector Canoe
2 Mtn. Bikes
4 Hiking Boots
Happy Vibe is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



» Featured Campgrounds

Reviews provided by


Disclaimer:

This website is not affiliated with or endorsed by Forest River, Inc. or any of its affiliates. This is an independent, unofficial site.




Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 01:12 PM.