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i have a 1999 ford escort zx2. ive fit it with a tranny cooler and an oil cooler. i was just wondering if it is possible to do it for the focus and if so does anyone have any part numbers?
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Sure you can put a seperate transmission cooler but I think all Foci come with a transmission cooler already from the factory. This concerns me because I figured putting another Trans cooler would cool down the fluid a little too much. If you have a high horsepower application then I'd understand. But even then I don't think your trans would be saved from doom. You can go with a B&M supercooler. Maybe a 16000GVW cooler? Is this what you were asking?
 

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this was discussed once before and i think it was agreed that a bigger cooler is okay as long as you don't live in a place with long/severe winters. if it's cold outside and you have a huge cooler, the fluid will take forever to heat up and that = bad. excessive heat=bad, but on the other hand, so is fluid not reaching operating temperature
 

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You could install a cooler with a thermostat... That would solve any concerns about the fluid being too cold.
 

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this was discussed once before and i think it was agreed that a bigger cooler is okay as long as you don't live in a place with long/severe winters. if it's cold outside and you have a huge cooler, the fluid will take forever to heat up and that = bad. excessive heat=bad, but on the other hand, so is fluid not reaching operating temperature
Actually I think that was me that started the topic. I never did get much info out of everyone.

His trans fluid will heat up quickly if he has a cooler with a bypass valve such as a B&M and Ford Motorsport cooler. And if he has synthetic it'll help out while flowing I'd assume. But my concern would be would the fluid ever heat up to the temperature it's supposed to be which they say is about 200 degrees? That's why I said to go with a smaller cooler unless you're running big mods. Or maybe he can just take out the OEM cooler and run one big aftermarket cooler.
 
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