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Do all 2nd Gen Tacos come with a tranny cooler?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas' started by r12rex, Aug 21, 2009.

  1. Aug 21, 2009 at 12:17 PM
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    r12rex

    r12rex [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Guys,

    I'm researching the towing package for 2nd Gen Tacos as my 05 Prerunner was not optioned with it.

    I've read threads stating that the "Pink" fan clutch indicates a towing package installed on the taco. My Taco has the Pink fan clutch and there is a smaller radiator that sits in front of the main radiator. Is this the tranny cooler?!

    There are members with the factory towing package that have the pink fan clutch and there are guys like me who do not have the towing package with the same pink fan clutch.

    What does the OEM tranny cooler look like?! Guys with the factory towing package can you show me your tranny cooler?

    Thanks!


    Kind Regards,
    Ryan
     
  2. Aug 21, 2009 at 12:41 PM
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    98tacoma27

    98tacoma27 :POOPCORN: Thor

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    If it has two lines that run back to the tranny then it is the cooler.
     
  3. Aug 21, 2009 at 12:56 PM
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    Janster

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    Also, look underneath your oil filter (on 4.0L)...
    If you see something similar to this (supplemental engine oil cooler)
    [​IMG]...

    Then, yes...you have the towing package.
     
  4. Aug 21, 2009 at 1:00 PM
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    rossk35

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    the trans cooler is behind the grill underneath the horns. its the small black cooler. If you have the tow package you have both of them, but you only get the trans cooler if you have an automatic.
     
  5. Aug 21, 2009 at 8:00 PM
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    JKD

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    I wish I could find that engine oil cooler, or its equivalent, for less than Toyota OEM prices.
     
  6. Aug 21, 2009 at 8:02 PM
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    chris4x4

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  7. Aug 21, 2009 at 8:04 PM
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    setrab makes the best coolers.
     
  8. Aug 21, 2009 at 8:29 PM
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    JKD

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    I am under the impression that the Toyota part circulates coolant into the sandwich pan, while most aftermarket oil coolers divert the oil flow to run through the cooler and then the filter. Am I mistaken about the stock Toyota cooler?
     
  9. Aug 21, 2009 at 8:38 PM
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    yosh2000

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    no your right, checked this out when i installed my $30 oem oil cooler....:D
     
  10. Aug 21, 2009 at 8:41 PM
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    Yes you have the tow pack.:)
     
  11. Aug 21, 2009 at 10:17 PM
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    Thanks guys,

    I don't have the small black cooler under the horns though. I do have the engine oil cooler though...

    Weird...

    Kind Regards,
    Ryan
     
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