Category Archives: Chevrolet Silverado 1500 V8 Transmission Cooler, 2014+

Layers of Cooling – Transmission Cooler R&D, Part 3: Testing

Trying something new can be a daunting, especially when you’re changing something you’ve done well for a long time. In the case of our 2014+ Chevy/GMC K2 transmission cooler, the design of the stock transmission cooler had us stepping off the beaten path in search of the best possible solution.

Layers of Cooling – Transmission Cooler R&D, Part 2: Prototype

The second post in any of our project blogs is usually where we show you an aluminum box that represents the outer dimensions of our planned product. This time though, we’re going rogue.

Sort of.

Our last post looked at the stock transmission cooler for Chevy/GMC’s K2 chassis. To recap, the stock K2 transmission cooler is a bit of a chimera. If you were to look through the grille of a K2, you would never find the transmission cooler. Unlike other vehicles that have an obvious transmission cooler bolted onto the radiator, the K2 trans cooler is integrated into the truck’s … Continue Reading ››

Layers of Cooling – Transmission Cooler R&D, Part 1: Stock Review

Back in the old days, if you wanted a vehicle for doing work on the farm, you bought a tractor and trailer. If you wanted luxury to go to your gala event, you had somebody build a coach and put an engine in it. If you just wanted to get to work, you bought a horse. On the off chance you were a wealthy farmer, who had another job in town, you had to buy them all.

Today, you can drive to work, the farm, and the Met Gala all in the same vehicle. And it smells at lot better than … Continue Reading ››