how can I tell what trans
How can I tell what trans I have with out a build sheet still waiting to recieve my buildsheet from chrysler. Looking under the hood I have trans lines running frin the trans to my radiator and back. Do I need ti add a extra cooler or would it be ok. Im ordering the hd cooling fan shroud and mechanical fan in the next few weeks and wanna know if I need anything else
Nevermind guys found out Ive got the 45rfe and a trany cooler built in to the radiator. Should I still add a stand alone cooler im going to be hauling a 6x12 enclosed trailer from Michigan to texas and will be adding all the hd cooling and a brake controller.
Originally Posted by Bain98xj View Post
You're in better shape than those running the 42RLE with the standalone trans cooler - your in-rad cooler stabilizes the trans fluid temps much more than the standalone so you don't need an additional cooler. Besides the fact the 45 is a more sturdy unit to begin with. And since you'll be on the highway with air moving over the radiator - and you're adding the HD cooling - you're in great shape.
The biggest issue with towing a trailer - with ANY tow vehicle - is stopping. We can pull a locomotive with our KJ but ain't no way we're gonna stop it. You've CYA with the brake controller you're installing - as long as you drive like you're towing something rather than attempting sports car maneuvers!
2003 Renegade, Black
- 3.7L, 42RLE, 4.10's, ARB Bull Bar, Smittybilt XRC 9500lb Winch, 4X Guard Trans skid, Factory Engine, T-case, Tank skids, Custom BoulderBars, JBA Front Coilovers, OME 948 rear, Bilsteins, JBA A-Arms, Moabs with Goodyear Duratracs 265/70-16
I've pulled my 6X10 enclosed from Northwest Ohio to Boston twice , to Orlando Fla and back once, and all over Ohio and had no issues with over heating etc
04 KJ 4.5 JBA lift, 03 KJ 2.5 JBA coilovers,
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