That would be working that 4 banger a little hard, I'de look at the owners
manual, probably says 1000lbs is ok, but you have to take into account the
rest of the weight the vehicle is carrying.
I would check as to the cost of the cooler, its probably cheaper than not
having a vehicle to drive while the Accord is in the tranny shop.
check out the towing capacities for the euro hondas.
1500kg for the 2.0L 4-banger. 1500kg = 3300lbs. the only reason we
don't have higher rated capacities over here is that we can't be trusted
to use trailers with brakes apparently, but as far as the mechanicals of
the car are concerned, towing 600lbs is no problem. heck, that's just
Too true, friend used to tow a 1000lb caravan with his 1.4l fiat
punto. I myself used to tow cars with a 1.4 litre volvo (a
renault-engined 340) Plus, a friend just sent me a picture of what
he's going to start towing, with either his 1.6l Jago kit-car, or his
4-seater Suzuki supercarry
course, he'd put it on the trailer backwards there, when its in the
other way, its actually balanced (theres no heavy load on the
nosewheel as there is in this photo)
Your car probably already has a transmission cooler built into it. Look
closely at the bottom of the radiator. You should be able to find two lines
going from the transmission to the radiator. This diagram is for a '93
Accord but it should go you a general idea of what to look for
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