Cooler line idea...P/G

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Cooler line idea...P/G

#1 Post by Bruce69Camaro » Mon Jan 23, 2012 11:03 am

I had a thought and if anyone has done this, please let me know how it worked.

I'm getting ready to pull my P/G out and I just hate messing with tranny fluid, so I thought, what if I installed ball valves on the inlet and outlet cooler lines with a male #6 fitting to connect to my braided lines.

I was thinking if I came off of the tranny with a short section of steel line, then into a 1/4" full flow ball valve, then when I wanted to pull the tranny, shut the valves off and disconnect them and this would save the fluid inside the tranny.

I guess if I really wanted to, I could put ball valves on the braidsteel lines as well to save the fluid inside of them.

Would this idea work???

I was doing some reading and it sounds like there are some mixed opinions on the quick connect tranny line fittings, so this made me think.... :scratch:
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Re: Cooler line idea...P/G

#2 Post by mytmouz » Mon Jan 23, 2012 10:10 pm

Quick connect couplings will do the same thing and take up less space...
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Re: Cooler line idea...P/G

#3 Post by 71 chevy » Sat Feb 23, 2013 8:30 pm

are there any other than the jiffy tite that can work for this?

im looking for -10 an quick connects. almost $200 for four jiffy tites.

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Re: Cooler line idea...P/G

#4 Post by John_Heard » Sat Feb 23, 2013 10:11 pm

Probably some hydraulic quick connects that would work, maybe swagelock brand might be cheaper. No more often than you'll be yanking the transmission though, not sure if it's worth it?

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Re: Cooler line idea...P/G

#5 Post by 71 chevy » Mon Feb 25, 2013 9:57 pm

thanks John, I'll check them out.

this would be for water chiller connections.

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