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I now have 91K on my Taurus gl, 1995. (damn she is getting old!)

Tranny problems have not come to bless me YET.
As we know it is the TRANNY that gives us grief. I know it is hard to really estimate, but is there any known life expectancy for this? I will add, I do not usually drive it hard, and have never had it over 85 MPH, and seldom drive that. I drive mostly in town. I also have the trans professionally FLUSHED every 30 to 35K miles. (bout time to do again)
I do have a friend (not a TCCA'er) who's tranny took a healthy after about 100K. Of course he drives his car like hell. His clutch packs all gave out, burnt.
Any thoughts on this?
 

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My 94Gl Lasted 246K. I added a cooler and an inline filter when warranty was up.
Changed fluid every 35 to 40 K. The tranny shop said it was the highest mileage one he had ever seen. He said the cooler had to have a lot to do with it. I am a salesman and a lot of the miles were highway.

Damm I need spell check
 

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damn, 246?
WOW, that is awesome. Time for me to get a cooler.

Ya know I used to rebuld trannies, and yes, even the AXOD. (I even got to rebuild a few AX4N's).

Bad thing is when you hear of how a tranny blew, you DON'T know the bad driving habits of the owner.

SO, albeit the cooler, is there any brand that is particularly recommended, or will anything be good?
 
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