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I have a 2000 3.3 DGC that has to survive AZ summers and I was wondering what are the difference was between the regular and "HD" cooling systems. I do have a small auxiliary transmission cooler in front of the radiator on the drivers side. Just curious as to what the differences are to see if I'd like to upgrade it possibly in the future. Thanks all! :)
 

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There are many elements that make up the tow package in 2000. The rear shocks will be nivomat shocks which are a larger diameter. The cooling system also included engine oil and tranny coolers, and perhaps a possibly larger radiator cooler as well.

If you are curios as to what your van has, I would contact your local dealer and have them lookup your vin number. They can tell you exactly what your van build consisted of for free.

If the parts are aftermarket, you may want to have a trusted mechanic assess the condition to ensure that they will meet the requirements you are looking for. I have also read that placement of the tranny cooler within the system will make a big difference on effectiveness of the cooler (not sure if your year has a radiator/tranny cooler together like the generation 4 vans do)
 

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it has it together and also the aux cooler in front of the radiator, at this time I'm just looking to swap in the HD radiator

Edit: while I've gotten it all torn apart the engine oil cooler might as well be put in, but I cant find the part number(s) needed for the swap, anyone that can look them up?
 
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