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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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  • 11W x 3-7/8T x 1-1/4D Inch
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2005 Dodge Grand Caravan - Derale Series 9000 Plate-Fin Transmission Cooler Kit w/ NPT Inlets - Class I -Extra Efficient

11" Wide x 3-7/8" tall x 1-1/4" deep, radiator-style heat exchanger improves the performance and overall functioning of your Dodge Grand Caravan'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



D13611 Installation InstructionsInstallation Details D13611 Installation instructions

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


Videos are provided as a guide only. Refer to manufacturer installation instructions and specs for complete information.




Video Transcript for Derale Transmission Coolers - Plate-Fin Cooler - D13611 Review

Today we are going to show you Derale Series 9000 plate-fin transmission cooler, part number D13611. In addition to the transmission cooler, you will also receiver the hose, the mounting kit and the line connection kit. This particular cooler uses NPT thread fittings on the top to help you with your connections. Transmission coolers are universal fit items. They are not vehicle specific. You need to measure your vehicle to see how much room you have to mount the cooler. The cooler should be mounted in front of the radiator and, if possible, in front of the AC condenser. This cooler measures about 10-1/2 inches wide by about 4 inches tall and it is right at 1-1/4 inches thick. Derale covers this cooler with a one-year warranty. That does it for the Series 9000 plate-fin transmission cooler kit, part number D13611.


Customer Reviews

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

Average Customer Rating:  4.7 out of 5 stars   (33 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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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. 180167



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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. 143509


Comments

Its excellent inproved the performance of my truck 100 I am a very satisfy customer.

lopez - 07/30/2015

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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 331664


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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Arrived quickly, install was not too di fficult. 451751



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2010 Nissan Altima

Unit received as promised. Thank you! 386881



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worked as described 371890



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2003 Toyota 4Runner

GREAT SHIP TIME THANK YOU! 342475



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2002 Chevrolet Avalanche

Great product, works, fits perfectly. It s everything I was expecting. 325843



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2001 Nissan Frontier

all re my bad all was in lg box separate small boxes 255440



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Great product at a good price. 228996



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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 219532



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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. 161616



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2011 Subaru Forester

Pretty easy to install. Arrived quickly too! I am happy with this purchase. 132429


Comments

Patrick, the product is fine. I have no complaints. Thank you, Terri

terri h - 05/28/2015

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Perfect. Your company rocks. So helpful. Thank you. 120118



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EXCELLENT 104586



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Extremely well made product. 84081



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Review from a similar Derale Series 9000 in Transmission Coolers


Good product, but don't make the mistake I made like drilling a hole in the air conditioner condenser. Should have put a piece of metal or something in case my drill went through too fast. Well, live and learn. Bob 432368



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Review from a similar Derale Series 9000 in Transmission Coolers


great product from a great company of e trailer.com 246564



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Review from a similar Derale Series 9000 in Transmission Coolers


Good product. Works well decereasing my tranny temp. 449079



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Review from a similar Derale Series 9000 in Transmission Coolers


Product really works well drop trans temp on Silverado from 160 to 125 degrees F. Could not find additional 11/32" tubing so Used 3/8" trans hose for connection- worked fine. Also I mounted on side with inlet at bottom to maximize cooling. 108166



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Review from a similar Derale 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. 242582



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Review from a similar Derale Series 9000 in Transmission Coolers


Replaced Trans cooler on 1 ton. Temps running lot lower than stock cooler. 160621



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Review from a similar Derale Series 9000 in Transmission Coolers


I added the cooler brfore going on a cross country trip. So far, I have climbed the ozark mountains , Guadalupe mountains, kings canyon and death valley. The highest temperature so far was 186. I'd say it is working better than expected 640256



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Review from a similar Derale Series 9000 in Transmission Coolers


great product and shipping and packaging is excellent 448600



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Review from a similar Derale Series 9000 in Transmission Coolers


They are doing their jobs, as I ordered them thanks Lloyd 355437


Comments

All Good,THANK YOU

Lloyd S - 03/12/2018

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Review from a similar Derale Series 9000 in Transmission Coolers


This aux transmission kit was easy to install and did just the trick in bringing my engine and trans temps down form towing my trailer. Definitely recommend! 341347



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Review from a similar Derale Series 9000 in Transmission Coolers


Kit had almost everything needed to install on my 09 Subaru Forester. The only extra thing I bought was another four foot length of hose. I made brackets out of metal I had on hand for a more secure mounting, and I installed the cooler with the ports facing the drivers side. I wanted to avoid sharp bends in the hoses so I made loops in both hoses to connect to the existing lines in my car. I also slid pieces of old garden hose over the new hoses at points where it was close to metal parts to avoid chafing of the hoses. The hose supplied with the kit was the correct diameter for my car and the hoses slid onto the existing fittings. I took my time with the install. I had to move the horn so I could position the cooler on the drivers side in front of the radiator and AC condenser. Routing of the hoses to the existing connections required some planning (and an extra hose) but everything else is very simple. Very nice kit! 286681



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Review from a similar Derale Series 9000 in Transmission Coolers


great! works like they said fast shippi ng 262562



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Review from a similar Derale Series 9000 in Transmission Coolers


Product received was as stated and shown on site. Can't wait to install this product. Hopefully putting an end to my tranny overheating problems. Will shop here again! 221978



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Review from a similar Derale Series 9000 in Transmission Coolers


Kind of an easy install on a 2011 Chevy Traverse LS. Fast shipping. Taking a long trip in a couple weeks towing a 3500 lb travel trailer. We'll see how it goes. Thanks for all of the products etrailer has supplied to make my LS tow ready! 189591



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Review from a similar Derale Series 9000 in Transmission Coolers


2006 GMC 1500 This product is solidly designed and the installation kit well thought out. The connection hose was heavier and better quality than what the auto parts store could provide. I will be adding additional clamps to the connections so there are two on each just as a precaution against leakage. The single clamps are working well for my test period. I fabricated brackets for mine but using the plastic pins would work just as well. It is a huge improvement over the factory cooler. I would recommend it to anyone that is towing near or at truck capacity. 153950


Comments

The cooler is working flawlessly. I replaced the clamps with 12 PEX pipe crimps for a better seal. The transmission has operated within safe temps while towing 7000 lbs on I-70 over the Rocky Mountains. It is a worthy product!

Ben L - 10/29/2015

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Review from a similar Derale Series 9000 in Transmission Coolers


Installed on a 2005 Chevy Suburban 5.3 V8 and took about 2 hours from start to finish. Installation was simple and was able to mount on the A frame in front of the radiator. Installation instructions was clear and was helpful with determine the supply and return lines. Fittings matched up perfect with no need to change out. I had to purchase another 4' of hose but the cooler was a lot simpler to install than I had expected. 32710



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Review from a similar Derale Series 9000 in Transmission Coolers


Quick service and delivery, packed good, no damage. Would buy from again when the need arises. Installing the D13612 cooler on a Bolens HT20 tractor to help keep the hydraulic/hydrostat temperature down to normal operating range. Not finished yet with the installation. Duane 8055


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