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Yae or Nay on adding a power steering cooler

Discussion in 'Towing' started by caribe makaira, Aug 19, 2018.

  1. Aug 19, 2018 at 7:31 PM
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    caribe makaira

    caribe makaira [OP] Well-Known Member

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  2. Aug 20, 2018 at 4:10 AM
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    Indy

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    Unless you're working the p enough to overheat it's not going to do anything.
     
  3. Aug 20, 2018 at 12:37 PM
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    tacoRenner

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    Besides on a Trophy Truck(prerunner to be more general)... I don't find them necessary.
     
  4. Aug 20, 2018 at 9:36 PM
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    Before today I never knew such a thing as a power steering cooler existed. I’ve never heard of power steering fluid overheating. What exactly is their purpose? Why would anybody need one?
     
  5. Aug 20, 2018 at 9:41 PM
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    hoverlover

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    Do you plan to use a hydraulic winch?

    If so - it's not a bad idea.
    If not - there's really no need.
     
  6. Feb 6, 2019 at 12:52 PM
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    hx989

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    Do I read this right that the 2016 Tacoma has a PS cooler that can be bolted onto 2nd gens?
     
  7. Feb 6, 2019 at 1:40 PM
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    caribe makaira

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    Cost prohibitive though...
     
  8. Feb 6, 2019 at 1:54 PM
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    hx989

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    Why is that? Looks like just the return line is different?

    I need new R&P rack, lines, resi and pump anyway... Trying to make whatever replacement last with 33's and lots of off-road use
     
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  9. Feb 6, 2019 at 3:11 PM
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    caribe makaira

    caribe makaira [OP] Well-Known Member

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    $400~$600....
     
  10. Feb 6, 2019 at 3:18 PM
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    hx989

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    For just the piece labeled #8 in the OP above? A wrecker would have it much cheaper...
     
  11. Feb 11, 2019 at 3:29 PM
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    Jowett

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    Yes, it's a good idea to add one, especially down in PR as your operating climate is tropical. A small ATF cooler will work well. Is your truck a manual or auto transmission?
     
  12. Feb 11, 2019 at 9:06 PM
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    caribe makaira

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