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Derale Series 9000 Plate-Fin Transmission Cooler Kit w/ NPT Inlets - Class I -Extra Efficient

Derale Series 9000 Plate-Fin Transmission Cooler Kit w/ NPT Inlets - Class I -Extra Efficient

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1961 AMC Rambler American - Derale Series 9000 Plate-Fin Transmission Cooler Kit w/ NPT Inlets - Class I -Extra Efficient

  • Plate-Fin Cooler
  • With 1/2 Inch NPT
  • 11W x 3-7/8T x 1-1/4D Inch
  • Standard Mount
  • Derale

11" Wide x 3-7/8" tall x 1-1/4" deep, radiator-style heat exchanger improves the performance and overall functioning of your AMC Rambler American's transmission. Includes hose-barb adapters to fit the 1/2" NPT inlets.


Features:

  • Prolongs life of transmission
  • Improves overall performance
  • Prevents heat-related failures
  • Has furnace-brazed aluminum construction and 1-1/4" wide turbulator plates for more efficient cooling
  • Includes complete mounting kit, OEM spec hose with stainless steel clamps, Insta-dapt radiator adapter and hose-barb fittings
  • Sleek design makes this ideal for use in compact cars


Specs:

  • Inlets: 1/2" NPT
  • Fittings: 1/2" NPT x 3/8" hose barb
  • Overall dimensions: 11" wide x 3-7/8" tall x 1-1/4" deep
  • Distance between inlets: 8-7/8"
  • Mounting dimensions: 6-3/4" wide x 3" tall
  • 1-Year warranty


Note: The Derale Insta-dapt radiator adapter fits most vehicles with 5/16" transmission lines, but not all. In some cases, additional fittings or alteration of the OEM lines or hoses may be required for installation.


One of the more popular cooling systems available, the radiator-style, plate-and-fin heat exchanger provides increased surface area so that fluids can spread out along the finned chambers to cool faster. In addition to the increased surface area, this cooler also features turbulator technology, whereby fluids are agitated continuously, not only to facilitate heat transfer, but also to prevent any undesirable drop in pressure.

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13611 Derale Series 9000 Plate and Fin Heat Exchanger with Installation Kit

Item # D13611

Installation Details D13611 Installation instructions


Customer Reviews

Derale Series 9000 Plate-Fin Transmission Cooler Kit w/ NPT Inlets - Class I -Extra Efficient - D13611

Average Customer Rating:  4.8 out of 5 stars   (65 Customer Reviews)

11" Wide x 3-7/8" tall x 1-1/4" deep, radiator-style heat exchanger improves the performance and overall functioning of your vehicle's transmission. Includes hose-barb adapters to fit the 1/2" NPT inlets.

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2006 Dodge Dakota

i recived my Derale Series 9000 Plate-Fin Transmission Cooler Kit w/ NPT Inlets - Class I -Extra Efficient - D13611 and i really like it its well built and it look to be heavy duty and am looking forward to installing it.thanks again for a great item.


Comments
Its excellent inproved the performance of my truck 100 I am a very satisfy customer.
lopez - 07/30/2015



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The cooler was easy to install,the instruction were easy to follow. I did check the oil temp after pulling a 4000 ft grade pulling a camp trailer with an electronic temp probe and there was a 50 deg temp drop thru the cooler.


Comments
worked as described
Steven - 07/14/2020


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1999 Chevrolet Corvette

I have been happy with the Derale transmission cooler. Installation was simple enough and one year later it is still working fine


Comments
I actually have been very pleased with the performance. That was my third installation and all of them are working great . Thanks for asking.
7502yuma - 01/14/2018



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Hose could be a little longer for non professionals cutting too short. I would recommend buying extra hose too install. Overall easy too install and works great



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1990 Dodge Ram Pickup

My original transmission cooler sprung a leak on my 1990 dodge pickup and a direct replacement couldn't be found. Etrailer had a cooler that would fit and do the job. Would highly recommend them to solve your problems and supply what's needed.



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RETURNED DID NOT NEED.



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2012 Chevrolet Silverado

Fittings came contaminated with metal shavings from machining and wouldn't even fit in to the cooler really poor quality. If this is in the fittings who knows whats in the cooler. Complete waste of time do not buy



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2007 Toyota 4Runner

would have been been better had the shipping dept. not covered a lot of the info printed on the out side of the box with NON-removable stickers.



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Came quick and as described ! I plan to order more products from etrailer very soon



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The order I received was what ordered I’m happy to see it quick delivery and fast thanks for service I will dealing with you in future for other parts thanks ago excellent job. Mike



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2013 Ram 1500

It was exactly what I ordered and it only took 2 days to get.



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2002 Chevrolet Avalanche

Great product, works, fits perfectly. It s everything I was expecting.



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Arrived quickly, install was not too di fficult.



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worked as described



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2011 Subaru Forester

Pretty easy to install. Arrived quickly too! I am happy with this purchase.


Comments
Patrick, the product is fine. I have no complaints. Thank you, Terri
terri h - 05/28/2015



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2010 Nissan Altima

Unit received as promised. Thank you!



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Great product at a good price.



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2003 Toyota 4Runner

GREAT SHIP TIME THANK YOU!



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2001 Nissan Frontier

all re my bad all was in lg box separate small boxes



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Perfect. Your company rocks. So helpful. Thank you.



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Extremely well made product.



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2009 Ford Escape



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EXCELLENT



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Review from a similar Series 9000 in Transmission Coolers


My vehicle originally did not have a transmission cooler. After warming up, my transmission temperature would typically be 100 degrees higher than the ambient air temperature, whether moving or stopped. Towing the largest enclosed U-Haul trailer (6'x12') would raise the temperature to about 120 degrees above ambient. After adding this cooler, the transmission stays about 70 degrees higher than the ambient air temperature on the highway, and 80-85 degrees above ambient while parked or driving in slow traffic. I haven't towed that same U-Haul trailer since adding the cooler, but towing a much larger (8.5'x20') enclosed trailer raises the temperature to about 110 degrees above ambient. If you can find a spot the cooler will physically fit, it should work for your vehicle. You may have to get creative to solidly mount it. I used an angle grinder to remove part of a factory brace. When doing work in this area of your vehicle, be careful not to puncture the AC condenser! If you do, like I did, you will have to replace it. Some AutoZone locations will rent a vacuum pump and manifold gauge set. Doing your own repair means the total repair cost is only the sum of the new AC condenser and refrigerant. The inlet/outlet NPT fittings on this cooler need to be tighter than you think. I was worried about stripping the threads, and didn't tighten them enough at first. I ended up removing my bumper cover multiple times to tighten them until they stopped leaking. I found the best way to detect a leak was to zip-tie a folded paper towel below the fitting. If it turned red, there was a leak. For my application, I would have preferred built-in 3/8" hose barb inlets instead of the 1/2" NPT fittings.


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