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Postby heavychevy1/2 [OP] » Dec 12 2011, 4:51am

have seen many types of fixes for leaking cooler lines for transmission. was wondering what the most popular is dont want to pay over 100 dollars in metal lines from the dealer. was thinkin a using rubber lines like a high pressure power steering hose this is what i heard was the best any thoughts on this
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Re: cooler lines

Postby ASTE25 » Dec 12 2011, 5:58am

Where exactly is the leak? Is it from a hole rubbed into it, or at the ends?
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Re: cooler lines

Postby heavychevy1/2 [OP] » Dec 12 2011, 5:33pm

its more in the center its from rust but the ends are solid
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Re: cooler lines

Postby lzn197 » Dec 12 2011, 6:17pm

The 100 dollars you don't spend on the proper metal lines can be used as your insurance deductable when your truck burns to the ground. Seriously. Fix it right. Get the metal lines.
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Re: cooler lines

Postby ASTE25 » Dec 12 2011, 7:42pm

I would not use the rubber hose fix. If you are not willing to spend the money for new lines, you can get a section of line and a double flare tool to replace the worn area.
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Re: cooler lines

Postby heavychevy1/2 [OP] » Dec 13 2011, 11:09pm

yeah i have seen that on numerous trucks at the junkyard the flared metal line may have to try that. the trucks not even running yet im just getting ahead of myself so when i do get to that point ill be prepared thanks for comment/info
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Re: cooler lines

Postby ASTE25 » Dec 13 2011, 11:33pm

Speaking of junk yards, you could maybe find a set of lines at one of them.
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Re: cooler lines

Postby heavychevy1/2 [OP] » Dec 16 2011, 9:00pm

i see your from alabama must be nice to go to junkyards there and not find rusty pieces of shit. everything here is scrap metal basically
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Re: cooler lines

Postby ASTE25 » Dec 16 2011, 9:14pm

Yes, it's pretty niuce. I didn't see where you wewre from while writing my response.
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