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Derale Snap-In Radiator Adapter Fitting for GM

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Derale Accessories and Parts - D13035

Quickly and easily install your new transmission cooler without having to go through the hassle of cutting and flaring lines. Fittings are designed to work specifically with your vehicle's radiator.

Features:

  • Connects radiator to transmission cooler quickly and easily - no cutting or flaring lines
  • Designed to snap into place easily
  • 1-Year warranty


13035 Derale GM Radiator Adapter
Hidden Hitch # HH41418
Hayden Automotive # 397







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Video Transcript for Transmission Cooler Installation - 2005 Chevrolet Avalanche

Today on our 2005 Chevrolet Avalanche, we'll be installing the Derale Transmission Cooler, part number D12906. We'll also be using the Derale Universal Mount Kit, part number D13002 and the GM Radiator Adaptor, part number D13035.Now our truck has had some modifications so the removal of the grill is different than normal, so we will not be showing it. With our grill out of the way, we'll go ahead and test fit the cooler.After finding a good spot for our cooler, using a couple of bolts and nuts we purchased separately, we'll attach the Derale brackets to the cooler. At this point, we want to leave the brackets loose until theyre mounted to the vehicle. We can go ahead and attach the rubber line to the cooler as well using two of the worm clamps. It also may be necessary to use some transmission fluid as lubricant to get the line around the fittings.We can now tighten down the worm clamp securing the rubber line to our cooler.

We will then place our cooler in its location and using a couple of self tapping bolts, we'll mount the cooler braces to the A-brace here on the truck. We'll do this on both sides. We can then tighten the brackets to the cooler. Now our cooler is secure and were ready to run the line. Going around the radiator, we'll pass the line through here to the factory cooler.Next, we'll need to identify the downstream transmission line.

This is the line that the transmission fluid is coming out of the factory transmission cooler in the radiator and heading back towards the transmission. To do this, we'll break torque the vehicle allowing the transmission fluid to warm up. The line that feels cooler is the one we'll be installing our new cooler into. We can then remove the holding device from the radiator and remove our line.Now, we'll take the GM adaptor and install it into the hole we removed the line from and reinsert the holding device. Now we'll determine where to cut our line in half on our new cooler.

Remember when cutting the line in half, youll want to leave enough room so the line doesnt kink. We'll slide the long end of our line onto the GM adapter here at the radiator, after sliding on another worm clamp where we can then tighten it down.We'll take the remaining clamp, slide it on the other line, slide the hose in, and tighten the clamp.Thats it, our transmission cooler is installed. We'll now go ahead and reassemble our truck, putting our grill back in place, as well as the headlights. Now all we need to do is check the fluid level and top it off as needed. We'll also want to make sure that there are no leaks.That completes our install of the Derale Transmission Cooler, part number D12906 in conjunction with the Derale Universal Mount Kit, part number D13002 and the GM Radiator Adaptor, part number D13035 on our 2005 Chevrolet Avalanche.

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Customer Reviews

Derale Snap-In Radiator Adapter Fitting for GM - D13035

Average Customer Rating:  ratingratingratingratingrating4.9 out of 5 stars   (39 Customer Reviews)

Quickly and easily install your new transmission cooler without having to go through the hassle of cutting and flaring lines. Fittings are designed to work specifically with your vehicle's radiator.


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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Bob G.06/09/2013


I received the cooler and Snap-In radiator adapter and thankfully it was sooner than expected. Everything was in order except that the cooler hose was 5/16" ID and the cooler and adapter are 3/8". Since the hose was not long enough (I needed 6ft) I was going to have to purchase hose anyway. Everything works fine on my 2011 Chevy Traverse but unfortunately I neglected to take photos of the installation. However as a note for other Traverse Installers it is necessary to remove the front clip in order to gain access to the radiator. I made my own bracket to hold the cooler and mounted it in front of the AC condenser on the steel bumper which is accessible after the fascia (clip) is removed. I do not like the direct contact with the condenser. The bracket is bolted to the bumper as I drilled and tapped holes for the mounting points. The clip is easy to remove after removing the inner fender guards. The factory manual suggests using a plastic wedge to unsnap the fascia below the headlamps. I used a plastic one that is used for installing glass/window seals. It wasn't a quick install but not too difficult either. A significant part of the time spent involved the design,cutting and welding of the bracket. Thanks, Bob 83914






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Dave C12/10/2012


This product worked great for two reasons: It snapped perfectly into place after removal of the OEM hose connector (no leaks - by the way) and it eliminates the need to cut the end off of the metal tubing on your stock radiator hose. I would recommend attaching the cooling hose prior to installing the connector since the supplied hose is a very tight fit, I managed to fight with it better in the living room than under the truck. 61080






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Steve P.07/15/2014


This little adapter is fantastic. I used it for both my draining of the transmission (pumping out fluid) and for connecting my add-on transmission cooler. Made installation a breeze with no requirement to cut and flare the existing lines. 141334






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Mike H09/30/2014


Very handy to have this adapter when installing the Derale cooler on a 2005 Chevy 1/2 ton :-) Makes installing the trans cooler lines a whole lot easier, without needing to cut the existing factory cooler line. 153768






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Doc11/22/2013


No leaks on Silverado 1500 2010 install. Made install fast. Took to my local mechanic who had tool to remove clip on radiator. Would be nice if it came with tool and extra clip since they are easy to drop 108168






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Devin C06/11/2014


I used this to put a trans cooler on my 2007.5 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3 liter truck. This snapped right into the OEM cooler and once the cooler was mounted it was a 5 minute job. Great product! 135158






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Steve P.09/28/2013


Used in a 2003 Trailblazer. This little gem was the reason I could add the transmission cooler myself. I wasnt going to mess with a flaring tool, etc. Thanks etrailer! 101880






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: jon c04/07/2014


This adapter made the job of installing transmission cooler on a GM vehicle simple. The nice thing about this product is you don't have to cut or modify factory lines. 124002






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Gilles L09/02/2013


Works beautifully once you get the lock clip off the original fitting, which I had a bit of trouble with. I'm glad I got this along with my transmission cooler. 97870






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: John02/17/2014


The original tranny line was a bit diificult to get to. Once the original clip was removed and the line pulled out , then this part was pushed right into place. 116692






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Bob Demmon01/22/2014


Worked like it was an OEM part. Made the job much easier and I can easily change back to original equipment if I have any warranty issues. 114519






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Oldtimer102901/16/2014


I didn't know that I would need this until I saw it on your site. Thank you, I could not have completed this job without it. 113911






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: dw08/18/2014


The Whole order came very quickly. Which was Great. Your videos are most helpful. Prices the Best. Thank you Dan 147266






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Gilbert C10/13/2012


Made the install completely reversible. I don't like cutting stuff up and this adapter avoids that entirely. 57165






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: wilbrrr45508/17/2012


Vendor should offer a 90 degree sweep. But great service from a trusted seller! :] 52072






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Allan11/10/2012


Followed the on line video instructions and it worked exactly llike they showed. 59192






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Jim S.09/09/2013


Worked just as advertised. Another satisfactory purchase from etrailer. 99005






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Robert S07/31/2013


Installed on a 2008 Trailblazer. Snapped right in with no leaks at all. 92590






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Ryan Smith07/23/2013


Worked perfectly. Made installation of my transmission cooler a breeze. 91073






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: TJ05/25/2012


Easy install. No leaks detected after installation of the trans cooler. 41702






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Gary S.08/04/2014


Worked fine as installed as a replacement for the factory fitting. 144182






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Sarg08/09/2014


Super useful when adding an external cooler to my 2006 GMC Envoy. 145423






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Chuck Schick10/22/2013


Item fit perfect! We will do business in the future again! 104779






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Tom B.08/21/2013


Gotta have it to install trans cooler on 2001 Venture 96188






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Phatboy08/10/2013


Works perfect for all GM auto trans con nectors. 94299






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Melvin G.10/02/2014


Great product, fit perfect, easy to ins tall. 154138






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Fred B.08/06/2014


simple to install and worked great, no leaks 144687






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Dwight H02/02/2012


very well made product great shipping t hanks 30844






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: chuck c.03/19/2012


snaped in with no leaks or problems. 34369






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: JERRY01/28/2013


good product, fit as described. 64362






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Bill02/25/2014


Gotthe part and it looks good, 117640






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Cory C.11/09/2012


Worked exactly as expected. 59051






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Brian bowman08/15/2014


Hard to fit but got it on! 146820






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: arturo c.06/09/2014


Fast shipping. .. 134765






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Jim02/06/2013


Needed item. 65199






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: chris m06/22/2013


Looks solid 85594






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Ruble F08/15/2014


Excellent 146963






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: arnau13103/02/2012


AAAA++++ 32998






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: greg07/31/2012


good 50000




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