Category Archives: Dodge Ram 5.9L Cummins Transmission Cooler 2007.5-2009

A Cooler for Atlas – Transmission Cooler R&D, Part 3: Prototype – Continued

As our volunteer truck rolled into the shop, Dan began gathering his tools for a short, and ultimately rewarding, install. Removing the intercooler was second nature to him and before long, the stock transmission cooler was sitting next to its former home. Our much larger, much better-looking replacement took up residence in the truck with only two bolts. After months … Continue Reading ››

A Cooler for Atlas – Transmission Cooler R&D, Part 2: Prototype

From the outside, you wouldn’t think that the modern pickup truck is exactly the evolution of Henry Ford’s Model T. Under the surface however, you might find that the two are more related than they appear. The Model T was a car, built for the masses, designed to be affordable, approachable, and to get people where they wanted to go. It … Continue Reading ››

A Cooler for Atlas – Transmission Cooler R&D, Part 1: Stock Review

To be completely honest, I’ve never owned a truck. Apart from Dakar rally trucks, I prefer subtlety and agility over brute force and utility.  I’ve also never owned a grizzly bear, but I still respect them.  Without trucks, our economy would come to a halt, nothing would ever get built, and my subtle and agile car would be wasting away … Continue Reading ››