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Derale Radiator Adapter Fittings for Ford, Lincoln and Mercury

Derale Radiator Adapter Fittings for Ford, Lincoln and Mercury

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Quickly and easily install your new transmission cooler without having to go through the hassle of cutting and flaring lines. Fittings are designed to work specifically with your vehicle's radiator. Call 800-298-1624 to order Derale accessories and parts part number D13025 or order online at etrailer.com. Free expert support on all Derale products. Guaranteed Lowest Price and Fastest Shipping for Derale Radiator Adapter Fittings for Ford, Lincoln and Mercury. Accessories and Parts reviews from real customers.
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Derale Accessories and Parts - D13025

  • Transmission Coolers
  • Radiator Adapters
  • Derale

Quickly and easily install your new transmission cooler without having to go through the hassle of cutting and flaring lines. Fittings are designed to work specifically with your vehicle's radiator.


Features:

  • Connects radiator to transmission cooler quickly and easily - no cutting or flaring lines


Specs:

  • 5/8"-20 Inverted flare fittings
  • 1-Year warranty


13025 Derale Ford/Lincoln/Mercury Radiator Adapter - 5/8-20 Inverted Flare
Hidden Hitch # HH41417
Hayden Automotive # 395





Video of Derale Radiator Adapter Fittings for Ford, Lincoln and Mercury

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Video Transcript for Review of Derale Radiator Adapter Fitting for Ford, Lincoln and Mercury - D13025

Hi, there. I'm Michael with etrailer.com. Today, we're gonna take a quick look at these Derale radiator adaptor fittings. These are 5/8 inch by 20 inverted flare fittings. These are going to make it much easier and quicker for you to get your new transmission cooler installed on your Ford, Lincoln, and Mercury truck or SUV's radiator. You're not gonna have to worry about cutting and flaring your lines with these.

These will just plug right onto your lines and make it much easier for you to get that new transmission cooler installed. These are a brass construction. You can see they've got this black finish to them. So they're gonna be nice and sleek and discreet. It should blend in really well with the rest of your system to make it, so you're not gonna have an eyesore or anything when you're looking under the hood.

These are designed specifically to work with your Ford, Lincoln, and Mercury truck and SUV's. So if you are wanting to get your new transmission cooler installed without having to cut and flare those lines this is gonna be a great kit for you. So that's gonna complete our look for today. Again, I'm Michael with etrailer.com. Thanks for watching..


Customer Reviews

Derale Radiator Adapter Fittings for Ford, Lincoln and Mercury - D13025

Average Customer Rating:  4.4 out of 5 stars   (14 Customer Reviews)

Quickly and easily install your new transmission cooler without having to go through the hassle of cutting and flaring lines. Fittings are designed to work specifically with your vehicle's radiator.

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with these fittings and transmission oil cooler on my 2000 Ford F350 superduty powerstroke diesel has lowered my temps by 15 degrees. Thanks



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I have a 99 Ford F250 4WD 7.3 diesel with 191,000 miles. I am on my 4th transmission. I pull a horse trailer once a year to Colorado or Wyoming from E Texas on an elk hunt. Other than that, maybe a camper or horse trailer hauled to my deer lease 100 miles away. I finally added a temp gauge to the last one. Now I was seeing that my tranny was running around 205 just pulling my trailers up a small grade around my county. Outside temp around 90. I replaced the original Ford cooler with one from Ford. Same results. I did research on my own and stumbled on to Etrailer.com and articles of the Derale 8000. I had this put on by my radiator man. He wanted to mount it above the Ford cooler to get max airflow. He had to fabricate some brackets and use some other hose connectors as the ones furnished didn't fit right. Not a problem for me as this thing has finally solved my problems. I ran the same route with my horses loaded in the trailer(est 6000# total wt). The temp gauge registered 170 to 175. That is a drop of 30 to 35 degrees. I now feel confident when I go to Colorado in a few weeks that I won't be broke down on side of road with overheated tranny and buying another tranny when I return. Etrailer shipped product very fast. I am overly happy regardless of it not just fitting perfect.



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I installed the Derale D13503 in series with my existing factory installed auxillary cooler for added protection on my Ford Explorer Sport Trac. With the Sport Trac tranny having the reputation for overheating failure, I took the cooling up a notch! I tow a 7X14 enclosed v-nosed trailer, and now I am protected! It was a very easy install, and the included hardware made it pain-free :-)



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As a returning coustomer I can say all my dealings with atrailer have been great. Great product, price, shipping and the very best coustomer service. Product fit perfect and preformed as expected. Will be back in the future when I need products etrailer sells Thanks Walter G.



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Recommended for the transmission cooler install .... Did not see where it was needed.



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Great product at a good price , makes adding a trans cooler easy. fast shipping too.



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Does not work on 99 F250 7.3L. The flare sides of the fittings are to long and deep to use with the existing cooler and fittings.



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Great product. Easy to install. Very Fast Shipping! Would buy From Again. Thanks!



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Just what I needed.Got it in a couple of days.



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I like it will buy again



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100% accurate. Fast response and delivery. Thank you.



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Ask the Experts about this Derale Accessories and Parts

  • Finding Transmission Return Line on 2001 Ford F250
    This is pretty easy. The line to the cooler will be warmer than the return line. To determine which is which, start the engine when it's cold. Put your foot on the brake, and shift into D for about 10-15 seconds, keeping your foot on the brake. Put the transmission back in part and shut off the truck. Feel the transmission lines or use an IR thermometer like # TM48FR. The cooler of the two lines is the return line, which is the one you want to tap the cooler into. You'll also need the #...
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  • Where is the Derale Adapter Fitting Used?
    This Derale Radiator Adapter Fittings for Ford, Lincoln and Mercury, # D13025, the male threaded end of the fitting goes into your vehicle's radiator and is a thread perfect fit so there is no leaking. The female end of the adapter attaches to the line you removed from the radiator that runs to your transmission. The other end of each fitting is a hose barb where a rubber hose slides over. The hose is then held in place with a hose clamp. One rubber hose will run to your transmission...
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  • Recommendation for a Supplemental Transmission Cooler for a 2007 Ford F-150 with 5.4 Liter Engine
    Based on the information you have provided, which I greatly appreciate, a standard supplemental cooler should be sufficient for your needs. Ideally you want the transmission temperature to be no more than 200 degrees F. Mounting a larger cooler directly behind the grille (in front of everything else) such as # D13504 should get you to the ideal range. You will also want fitting # D13025 so you will not have to cut and flare any lines. A remote cooler with its own fan will provide the...
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  • Does Installing Transmission Cooler on 2003 Ford Expedition Require Special Fittings
    For some vehicles we do have fitting adapters that thread into the radiator so that you'll have a barb fitting for the lines of the transmission cooler to attach to. We do not have any for your 2003 Ford Expedition though. Check out the install video I attached for the Derale part # D13503 on a very similar 2001 Ford Explorer and you'll see how we installed it without needing the adapters.
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  • How to Add Transmission Fluid After Installing Transmission Cooler on a 2003 Ford Explorer
    I wasn't sure why your transmission fluid can only be filled by a dealer. Your 2003 Ford Explorer uses one of two possible automatic transmissions used on Ford Explorers from 1997 to 2010 and a lot of other vehicles within that same time frame. So I checked the owners manual and found out that it doesn't have a dip stick to check the fluid so you would not be able to add any. Basically what you would have to do is have a Ford technician perform the transmission cooler installation. Whether...
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  • Hose Size and Fittings to Install a Transmission Cooler on a 2010 Ford F-150 4.6 Liter
    The type of fitting to use will depend on the thread type used on the transmission line fittings on your 2010 Ford F-150. If they are 1/2"-20 threads use kit # D13024. If they are 5/8"-18 use # D13025. If you can measure the diameter of the threaded part of a fitting on your truck that will tell us which one is correct. If you are getting a kit such as # D13504 then the proper size hose is included. The standard hose is 11/32 inches inner diameter.
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  • Transmission Cooler and Adapter Fitting for 2012 Ford Expedition
    You have to measure inside diameter. In most cases the two sizes are 3/8 and 5/16 inch especially on a vehicle like yours. Instead of using those adapters though we have the part # D13025 which will fit in place of the fittings on your radiator to connect to the cooler lines of a cooler like the part # D13503 which would work great. The hose that comes with this is 5/16 inch.
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  • Transmission Cooler Routing Recommendation on a 2002 Ford Super Duty Truck
    Yes, you could use the Derale Radiator Adapter Fittings for Ford, part # D13025, to allow you to use Derale Series 8000 Plate-Fin Transmission Cooler Kit, part # D13504, with the factory cooler that is on your 2002 Ford Super Duty truck. You would want to route the Derale cooler after the factory cooler. By that I mean you would want to run the transmission coolant line from the transmission, to the factory cooler, then to the # 23785, and finally back to the transmission cooler. Routing...
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  • Special Fitting Needed to Install Supplemental Transmission Cooler on a 2011 Lincoln Navigator
    You are correct. Fitting # D13025 threads into the radiator on your 2011 Lincoln Navigator so you will not have to cut or flare the metal lines to install a supplemental cooler. A cooler such as # D13503 includes the hose, clamps, and hardware to mount it so the fitting # D13025 is the only other part you'd need. They are the appropriate size to match the lines to/from the transmission. The fluid will flow from the transmission, into the stock cooler located inside the radiator, then...
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  • Transmission Oil Coolant Return Line Location and Transmission Cooler for a 2000 Ford F-250
    I spoke with a local Ford dealership and found out that the return line from your factory cooler is indeed the one that is run to the rear of the transmission on your 2000 Ford F-250. You are correct, it is recommended that you install a transmission cooler in the return line of the factory transmission cooler. I would recommend the Derale Cooler, part # D13105, as the transmission cooler for your F-250. You will need a Derale Radiator Adapter Fitting for Ford, Lincoln and Mercury,...
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  • Where Does Derale Transmission Cooler Fittings # D13025 Install
    When installing the Derale transmission cooler fitting adapters # D13025 on your truck the one end screws onto the male fitting that is on the transmission line that normally threads into the radiator and the other threads into the radiator where the fitting used to go.
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  • Will Derale 8000 Transmission Cooler, # D13504, Fit A Ford F350 7.3L Diesel With Factory Cooler
    The best location for the Derale Series 8000 Transmission Cooler Kit, # D13504, on your Ford F350 7.3L Diesel would be between your vehicle grille and the air conditioning condenser. This location will give you the most airflow and allow the maximum cooling ability of the heat exchanger. You will want to measure to make sure you have clearance to install the heat exchanger. The heat exchanger measures 11 inches wide x 12 inches tall x 7/8 inch deep. The Derale Series 8000 Transmission...
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  • 2001 Ford F-350 Transmission Cooler Recommendation
    My recommendation would be to supplement your current transmission cooling system with an aftermarket transmission cooler. For your 2001 Ford F-350 I would suggest the Derale Transmission Cooler part # D13504. This part will require an adapter fitting part # D13025 for installation. Transmission coolers are not vehicle specific, however to optimize efficiency you would want to use the largest transmission cooler available, and mount in the optimal place on your vehicle. The most efficient...
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  • How to Tap into Transmission Fluid Return Line on a 2012 Ford Expedition for a Transmission Cooler
    The line that you will need to tap into is the transmission fluid return line. The easiest way to determine the return line on your 2012 Ford Expedition transmission is to start the truck, shift into drive but do not go anywhere. After about 15 seconds or so put the truck back in park and apply the emergency brake. Turn off the truck. Out of the 2 hoses attached to the transmission, one should be warmer than the other. The one that is cooler is the return line. You can use radiator adapter...
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  • Transmission Cooler Radiator Adapter Kit for 2007 Mercury Mountaineer 4.0 V6
    The Derale Radiator Adapter kit # D13025 is intended to connect to 5/8-inch fittings in the radiator of your 2007 Mountaineer. These parts then allow hose connection to the supplementary cooler you're installing, such as Series 8000 Plate-Fin Transmission Cooler # D13504. Please refer to the linked review video that shows this cooler installed. Please send along a photo of the harness end you are referring to and we can assist further.
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  • Is Larger Transmission Pan Needed if Installing Supplemental Transmission Cooler on 2002 Ford F-350
    No, you will not have to install a larger transmission pan if you added a supplemental transmission cooler though you may need to add more transmission fluid. This is because the core of the new cooler and the hose to add additional capacity. But a larger pan is not needed.
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  • What Additional Parts Are Needed to Install Derale Transmission Cooler on 2011 Ford F-150
    You are correct! The Derale # D13504 is a confirmed fit on your 2011 Ford F-150 with the 5.0L engine and you will need to use the # D13025 fitting to complete the installation, but that's the only additional part you need.
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  • Comparing the Derale 7000 and 8000 Series Coolers for a 2000 F-250 with the 7.3L V8 Diesel Engine
    The Derale Series 7000 Transmission Cooler Kits like part # D13105 has a tube-fin design whereas the Derale Series 8000 Transmission Cooler Kits like part # D13503 has a plate-fin design. The plate-fin design is superior to the tube-fin design in that it has internal turbulators to help the oil cool faster and prevent pressure loss. For your 2000 Ford F-250 with the 7.3L V8 Diesel Engine, I recommend using the Derale Series 8000 Plate-Fin Transmission Cooler Kit part # D13504 which...
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  • Transmission Cooler Recommendation for a 2011 Ford Escape
    I found the expert answer you referenced where Jeff said to check the owners manual for restrictions on towing. He meant that you should check to make sure your vehicle is rated for towing the trailer you are planning on towing from a weight capacity point of view. There would be no restrictions on installing a transmission cooler aside from the available space on your vehicle. You would want the to route the transmission fluid from your factory cooler in your radiator to the aftermarket...
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  • Transmission Cooler Recommendation for 2001 Ford Excursion
    Generally speaking, you'll want to choose the largest cooler that will fit in the available space right behind the vehicle grille. For an Excursion, there won't be any problem with available space. The only caution about going with too large of a cooler is that it could lengthen the amount of time it takes for the vehicle to warm up in a cold climate. The Derale # D13504 would be an very good choice. It's 11 x 12 inch size would provide plenty of supplemental cooling to protect your...
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  • Parts Needed to Install Derale Transmission/Engine Oil Cooler # D13302 on 2003 Ford F-150
    To properly install the Derale Transmission/Engine Oil Cooler # D13302 on your 2003 Ford F-150, you will need to purchase the hose separately. I recommend the Derale Single-Hose Transmission Cooler Installation Kit # D12006. I have provided a link to this product. Provided the Transmission/Engine Oil Cooler fits properly in your vehicle, you will also need the Derale Radiator Adapter Fittings # D13025 and I have provided a link to that product as well. For the oil cooler connection,...
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  • Transmission Cooler Recommendation for 2013 Ford F-150 with 5.0 Liter
    With transmission coolers you basically want to go with the largest one you can fit in front of the radiator. A very popular option is the part # D13504 which measures 11" Wide x 12" tall x 7/8" deep and would be a great choice. To make the install as easy as possible you would want the part # D13025 which allows the cooler to install without having to cut or flare any lines. The cooler does not attach directly to brackets of your radiator, but with it's push pins it installs very easily.
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  • Transmission Cooler Recommendation For 2011 Ford Escape
    I spoke with Ford and they told me that there would be no problem adding a transmission cooler to your 2011 Ford Escape. You will want to check your owner's manual on recreational towing for any restrictions. The Tech told me the only restrictions might be the space that a cooler needs, but that is always the case when considering a transmission cooler on a vehicle. For your Escape, I recommend the Derale Transmission Cooler, part # D13502. This measures 11 inches Wide x 7-1/4 inches...
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  • Transmission Cooler Recommendations for a 2002 F-350 with the 7.3L Diesel
    Transmission fluid should run below 200 degrees Fahrenheit. At 240 degrees you definitely need to make some sort of change to reduce the temperature. I would first recommend having the transmission checked by a qualified automotive technician to be sure it is performing properly. This will assure you that no damage has been caused to the transmission and you will not be stranded. Installing a transmission cooler will not reverse any damage that may have already been caused. If you find...
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  • Transmission Cooler Recommend For a 2002 Ford F-250 XLT Super Duty 6.8L V10
    When installing a transmission cooler, it is always a good idea to install the largest cooler that will fit in the space available on your truck. Transmission fluid cannot be over-cooled, however, if you live in a typically cold climate, it is a good idea to let your vehicle run for 10 minutes before taking off. For your 2002 Ford F-250 XLT Super Duty, going with the Derale Series 8000 Plate-Fin Cooler, # D13504, that you referenced would my recommendation. It is recommended to install...
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  • Electric Fan For 1999 Ford F250 4x4 Light Duty
    Yes, the Flex-a-lite 16" Trimline Reversible Electric Radiator Fan # FLX116 is a confirmed fit for your 1999 Ford F250. As far as other items to consider if you're towing include a transmission cooler kit # D12906 with required adapter # D13025 is an additional upgrade that would help avoid potential overheating issues.
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  • Transmission Cooler Fit for a 1999 Ford Super Duty Towing a 36 ft Toy Hauler
    When it comes to transmission coolers you will want to choose the largest and most efficient cooler that you have room for in your engine compartment. As long as you have room to install a Derale Atomic-Cool Remote Transmission Cooler, then it will work with your truck. These would be very good coolers for your application because they are high efficiency coolers with 500-CFM tornado fans. You will want to choose the correct transmission cooler for your vehicle based on the size of...
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  • Recommendation of Transmission Cooler For 2002 Ford Expedition 5.4L Towing a Horse Trailer
    Transmission coolers are not vehicle specific, they are universal and we put together some options on our website that are recommended for your 2002 Ford Expedition with 5.4 L engine with other parts that are needed for installation. This does not mean that other transmission coolers can not work, it just gives a guideline for somebody that is shopping for a transmission cooler. Transmission coolers are flow through devices so you can pretty much use any transmission cooler you want...
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  • Transmission Cooler and Pan Recommendations for Towing with a 2001 Ford Expedition 5.4 Liter
    For your 2001 Ford Expedition with 5.4 L engine, I would recommend the largest cooler that will fit in front of the AC condenser at the front of the vehicle. The Derale Series 9000 Transmission Cooler Kit, item # D13614, would be a good choice. You will also need the Derale Radiator Adapter Fittings for Ford, item # D13025, to complete the installation on your 5.4 Liter Expedition. A larger capacity transmission pan would be a good idea also. If your Expedition has a 4R100 transmission...
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  • Weight Distribution System For 1997 Mercury Mountaineer Towing Aspen Trail Trailer
    I was able to find the owners manual for the 1997 Mercury Mountaineer and the 2-wheel drive can tow 6,700 lbs and the all-wheel drive can tow 6,500 lbs. Since the dry weight of the trailer is 4300 lbs more than likely you will be right at the towing capacity of the Mountaineer when the trailer is loaded. Because you are close to your towing capacity of the Mountaineer I definetly recommend a weight distribution system but the Curt Weight Distribution System with Shank - Pin-Style Trunnion...
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