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Derale Universal Bendable Metal Mount Kit

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Derale Accessories and Parts - D13002

  • Transmission Coolers
  • Mounting Kit
  • Derale

Universal, bendable metal mounting brackets for Derale fluid coolers.


Features:

  • Universal style works with most applications
    • Great for transmission, engine oil or power steering coolers
  • The kit includes 4 bendable metal mounting brackets and 8 screws
  • Made in USA


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Customer Reviews

Derale Universal Bendable Metal Mount Kit - D13002

Average Customer Rating:  4.8 out of 5 stars   (56 Customer Reviews)

Universal, bendable metal mounting brackets for Derale fluid coolers.

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I used these brackets to install a transmission cooler I also bought from this etrailer. This was the best upgrade I have ever made as it dropped my transmission temperature 30 degrees when towing in hot weather. These brackets are easy to use, bendable and drillable. 734826



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Used this with transmission cooler install. Had to spray paint black as to not stand out behind grill. 599362



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Included everything I needed. I installed this on a 2005 Honda Pilot. Then pulled a 2500lb horse trailer over a thousand miles from sea level to 9000 feet with no issues. I installed onto the AC radiator with the in/out tubes oriented toward the driver side and around the edge. On this year make/model, you can simply pop the top plastic cosmetic trim cover and remove the top radiator brackets without pulling apart the entire front end. To attach to the tranny cooler line, the easiest access is to remove the battery and the battery support plate. This is much easier than some of the methods (possibly necessary) on other year/make/models. 817936



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Ductile enough to bend with pliers and not crack, strong enough to make a decent mount. Only used 2 of the little pieces of metal and a few screws, but it made the install fast and easy enough to be worth the price. 806618



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Not much to say, mounting hardware that worked great with my trans cooler install 2015 GMC Canyon 801050



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Installed the external transmission cooler for my 1998 Honda Accord and needed these brackets to install. I did not want to use the zip ties going thru the radiator, so these strips of metal allowed me to get a better location. 790469



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Good product. 782217



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product working very well .Installed it my self 773380



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worked just fine. 762381



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good additional mounting strips for the transmission cooler I ordered. gave me options on location and worked like advertised. 707714



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Good product and easy to install fast delivery friendly staff 695906



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Worked out great for installing the extra trans cooler. 682897



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Installed this in my 2008 Avalanche, utilizing the following kit: D13504 - This cooler D13002 - Mounts D13003 - Extra hose D13035 - GM adapter Everything went well, took the longest time just figuring how I wanted it mounted in the front to make me happy, second to the time spent was of course removing the front fascia of the car. Once I got it in place the only extra things I needed were some P-clips for hose mounting, some split loom and zip ties(my necessity to prevent chafing ever). The GM adapter went in fine, was a bit leery of how 'loose' it felt even after being clipped in, it does move in and out about a 1/4" but this is normal and no leaks present, just make sure the clip retains the adapter. Pushing the new hose on the old hard line that went to the radiator is a bit of a bear, use lube on all your hose barbed ends to ensure easy insertion. Also when mounting the cooler, some screws were attached to the bracing of the car, pre-drilling those holes with a small bit helps tremendously, rather than risk trying to drive a self tapper in with force, slipping and putting a hole in your condenser. After install, transmission is running about 30-40 degrees cooler in normal city driving, will test to see how it does with a tow load. Under towing I would get up to just shy of 220 degrees in the Florida heat, hoping to see it stay below 190 under load. 682382



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These worked fine to mount the tranny cooler I purchased. 674725



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brackets worked good for the cooler install not sure if my transmission being so cool now is a good thing but i got what I wanted thanks 647510



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Worked as advertised and made it easy to install a tranny cooler on a Tahoe. 620432



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Received product pretty quick. All parts were in great condition. Installation was a breeze thanks to the e-trailer install video. 614071



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Speedy delivery, great services, and love all the how to video's on the products 566439



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Excellent balance of strength and flexibility. Used this for a flex-a-lite cooler... 2013 GMC Yukon XL Denali. Great product! 561287



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install pic 547078



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I think these provide a better way to install a transmission cooler rather than by pushing the installation rods through the radiator. Easily bendable to adapt to any installation. 524632


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Installed easy. No problems after a year.
mark l - 06/20/2019

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Works perfectly with trans cooler purchased. Makes the job go smoothly having these brackets 511803



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Worked great 511170



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this was a great addition to help make the install of the cooler onto my truck hassle free. 472463



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Great value for the price and free shipping, package arrived on schedule, was packed extremely well, (I would know, retired Postal mail carrier), Derale 13504 transmission cooler was exactly what was described should work well for me to tow a 3500lb travel trailer with my 2008 GMC Acadia. Will be installing the cooler this week. This definitely should keep my transmission from over heating, it's rated somewhete at 22500 GVW. My vehicle and travel trailer CGVW is approximately 9000 lbs. 462629


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Ask the Experts about this Derale Accessories and Parts

  • Fasteners Needed to Attach Derale Transmission Cooler to Radiator
    If you're speaking of the rod and pad zip ties, we do indeed offer those as part # D13001. If you'd rather use metal strapping, you can use part # D13063 or the # D13002. For a neater appearance, Derale offers the # D50020 bracket kit. For ease of use, the # D13001 would be your best bet. The rods will actually pass through the gaps between the radiator fins.
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  • Installation of Derale Transmission Cooler in 2013 Chevy Silverado 1500
    It is recommended to use the # D13504 in addition to the factory cooler on your Silverado. This will further help cool the transmission fluid. If you determine you will remove and replace, then you will need the adapter fitting # D13035. My recommendation if that is the case is to use the Derale Dyno-Cool Remote Cooler with Fan and Hose Barb Inlets # D12743. This will ensure you have proper cooling to protect your transmission with the integrated fan. Then you simply need to determine...
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  • Will the Derale Series 8000 Kit # D13504 Fit a 2005 Chevy Silverado 1500 with a 5.3L Engine
    Yes, the Derale Series 8000 Plate-Fin Transmission Cooler Kit # D13504 will fit your 2005 Chevy Silverado 1500 with the 5.3L V8 Engine. Since it looks like you will be replacing your OEM cooler with this product you will need to remove the current fittings on your lines and then connect the new cooler over the flares and secure the included hose with the included clamps. We also have extra hose # D13003, universal mounting brackets # D13002, and a snap-in adapter fitting # D13035...
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  • Recommended Transmission Cooler for 2005 Toyota Sienna
    For your 2005 Toyota Sienna, I recommend looking at the Derale Transmission Cooler # D13503. This is an excellent plate-fin cooler that measures 11 inches wide x 8-3/4 inches tall x 7/8 inches deep. This will certainly prolong the life of your transmission and improve its overall performance. You can add the Universal Bendable Metal Mount Kit # D13002 to make installation a bit easier. The best location for installing this or any aftermarket transmission cooler is between the vehicle's...
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  • Recommended Transmission Cooler for 2012 Ford F-150 XLT 5.0L
    Unfortunately we don't have the transmission cooler that fits your factory brackets. My recommendation for your transmission cooler is the Flex-a-lite Translife Transmission Cooler - Tube and Fin # FLX400130. You can use the Derale Universal Bendable Metal Mount Kit # D13002 to utilize your factory bracket to mount this cooler. I've attached a photo of a similar install but the cooler does come with the strips to allow mounting to your radiator so you don't need the factory mount if...
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  • Recommended Transmission Cooler For 2013 Chevy Traverse
    For your 2013 Chevy Traverse, I recommend the Derale Series 8000 Plate-Fin Transmission Cooler Kit w/Barb Inlets - Class IV - Efficient # D13504. This transmission cooler will work very well for your application and will simply connect between your radiator and transmission return line to further cool the fluid. I recommend using the Derale Snap-In Radiator Adapter Fitting for GM # D13035 to make this connection to your radiator easier with this manufacturer specific fitting. The...
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  • Transmission Cooler for a 2013 GMC Yukon XL
    The transmission coolers that we carry are meant as supplemental coolers to the factory cooler though some people do decide to bypass the factory cooler for any number of reasons. The term tow package means different things to different manufacturers but it does often include a supplemental cooler. Adding a cooler is an inexpensive way to help get the most life out of your transmission, especially when towing. Transmission coolers are not vehicle specific. However, if you happen to...
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  • Recommended Mounting Kit for Derale 8-Pass Electra-Cool Remote Cooler
    The Derale 8-Pass Electra-Cool Remote Cooler Assembly w/ Fan # D13720 that you referenced can basically install on any solid, secure surface. Just keep in mind the cooler still needs access to airflow to perform at its peak. The Derale coolers are not direct fits, so you will have to fabricate brackets to secure the kit. A mounting kit like # D13002 offer great universal, bendable metal mounting brackets for Derale fluid coolers. I have included a couple of FAQ articles on transmission...
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  • Transmission Cooler Recommendation for 2012 Honda Accord Sedan
    The largest cooler you can fit in front of the radiator or AC condenser is the best recommendation for your Honda Accord and transmission. You'll want a cooler with the highest class rating possible. I have included a link to all of the plate-fin coolers that are a fit for your vehicle. You will need to measure to be sure that the cooler will fit in the area provided on your vehicle. If you find you have room, I would recommend the Derale Series 9000 Plate-Fin Transmission Cooler Kit #...
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  • Can the Airflow Be Switched on Derale Dyno-Cool Remote Cooler with Fan, # D12733
    I spoke with my contact at Derale and he stated that you would be able to switch the airflow on the Derale Dyno-Cool Remote Cooler with Fan, # D12733. He stated that all you would need to do is to turn the fan around so the blades were facing the other way and then reverse the polarity of the motor and that is all there is to it. You may also be interested in the Derale Universal Bendable Metal Mount Kit, # D13002. The kit comes with 4 metal plates and hardware you can use to mount the...
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  • Is There a Set Place to Install Remote Transmission Cooler in 2014 Chevy Suburban
    The great thing about the remote transmission coolers like the part # D12743 that you referenced is that due to their design (included fan) you can install them basically anywhere and they'll have the needed air flow to stay cool. Fab work isn't required to mount the kit either as we even have a bracket kit part # D13002 that you can use to attach it basically anywhere there's metal for the included hardware to attach.
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  • Remote Transmission Cooler and Mounting Accessories for a 2004 Chevy Suburban 5.3 Liter
    Using the GM-specific snap-in radiator adapter fitting # D13035 will make installing a transmission cooler such as # D12733 easier because with it you would not have to cut and flare any lines for installation. The core on this cooler has 6 AN fittings. This cooler does not come with a thermostat but one can be added using # D13021. You will also need a mounting kit such as # D13002, hose clamps such as # D13008, and hose # D13017. The other option is a remote cooler that comes with...
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  • Recommended Transmission Cooler For 2011 Chrysler Town And Country
    We have a few transmission coolers that are designed to fit your 2010 Chrysler Town And Country. The Derale Transmission Cooler, part # D13502 is a plate-fin cooler that may be just what you are looking for. The biggest concern when installing coolers is the location and whether there is room for the installation. This cooler measures 11 inches wide x 7-1/4 inches tall x 7/8 inch deep. I have attached a drawing that shows the best location to mount a cooler. I have attached links...
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  • 2011 FJ Cruiser Transmission Cooler Recommendation
    The length of hose that comes with the Derale transmission coolers like part # D12902 is 10 feet. That is usually adequate for most vehicles, but on a larger SUV like your 2011 Toyota FJ Cruiser a long hose like part # D13017 could be needed. In most cases the line needed can be pretty short since typically the fittings and lines that get removed and used are all right near the radiator. Typically you don't need a long section of hose unless you are going from the transmission all the...
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  • Recommended Transmission Cooler For 2006 Mitsubishi Raider
    For your 2006 Mitsubishi Raider, the Derale Series 9000 Plate-Fin Transmission Cooler Kit w/ NPT Inlets - Class I -Extra Efficient # D13611 is a small but strong transmission cooler. It requires no extra fittings for installation. For a better transmission cooler, I recommend the Derale Series 8000 Plate-Fin Transmission Cooler Kit w/Barb Inlets - Class III - Efficient # D13503. This cooler is designed for Mitsubishi Raiders with late-model, electronic overdrive transmissions. This...
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  • Which Transmission Cooler is Best Choice for 2010 GMC Yukon
    If you're comparing two Derale Coolers that use the same construction, like the Plate-Fin style # D13503 and # D13504, the larger the cooler is, the greater the surface area the heat exchanger has to dissipate heat. We usually recommend folks get the largest available cooler that will fit into the space available in the engine compartment. The most efficient spot to install the cooler is directly behind the grille in front of the radiator. Since different vehicles have different front...
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  • Recommended Transmission Cooler For 3/8 Inch Hoses on 2002 Ford Excursion 6.8L
    For your 2002 Ford Excursion 6.8, I recommend the Derale Series 8000 Plate-Fin Transmission Cooler Kit w/Barb Inlets # D13503. This cooler has turbulators inside tubes for superior heat transfer. The included mounts attach the cooler to one of your other heat exchangers, but some people prefer to create a fixed mount using a mounting kit like # D13002. I recommend the Derale Radiator Adapter Fittings for Ford, Lincoln and Mercury # D13025 to easily install your new transmission cooler...
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  • What Other Parts are Needed to Install a Transmission Cooler on a 2011 Toyota Tundra
    Derale Series 8000 Plate-Fin Transmission Cooler # D13504 comes with everything needed to install it. No additional parts will be needed unless you want to mount it somewhere other than in front of the radiator on your 2011 Toyota Tundra. If that is the case then I also recommend the bendable metal mount kit # D13002. Other than that you will likely need a little extra transmission fluid. Consult the vehicle owner's manual for the correct fluid to use because it does matter!
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  • Will the Derale Dual Pass Heat Sink Cooler # D13262 Fit a 2006 Chevrolet Tahoe
    Transmission coolers are not vehicle specific, but there are coolers that are recommended specific to mounting locations of your vehicle. This Derale Dual Pass Heat Sink Cooler # D13262, is intended to be used as a frame mount cooler. As long as you have enough space on the frame of your 2006 Chevrolet Tahoe, this cooler will work for you. Frame mount heat sink coolers are not the most efficient style of transmission cooler, but the trade off is the minimal space needed for mounting this...
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  • Transmission Cooler Recommendation for a 2000 Toyota Sienna
    The best way to determine which transmission cooler would work best on your 2000 Toyota Sienna would be to measure the space available in front of your radiator to mount a transmission cooler. Transmission coolers are not vehicle specific, so the best practice is to choose the largest cooler that will fit. One cooler that will likely work well for you is the Derale Transmission Series 8000 Transmission Cooler, # D13502. This cooler measures 11 inches wide x 7-1/4 inches tall x 7/8 inches...
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