AMS Performance Race Cooling Kit for R35 Nissan GT-R



Race Cooling Kit

2012-2016 Nissan GT-R

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AMS Performance Race Cooling Kit for R35 Nissan GT-R

The original cooling system of your GT-R is inadequate as it is designed to handle both the engine and transmission cooling requirements. As a result, extended aggressive driving on the street or even brief periods of racing can lead to overheating of crucial engine and transmission components.

Fixing Your GT-R’s Biggest Achilles Heel

  • The factory cooling system of your GT-R is insufficient as it fails to adequately cool both the engine and transmission. Consequently, engaging in prolonged aggressive driving on the streets or even brief periods of racing conditions can lead to overheating of these critical components. This overheating can result in the breakdown of engine and transmission oils, eventually triggering the GT-R to enter limp mode or even shut down entirely. Recognizing this issue, the AMS engineering team dedicated a year to develop, test, and refine the most advanced cooling solution available for your R35 GT-R.

3 Cooling System Upgrades In One Refined Package

  • The Alpha GT-R Cooling System is a comprehensive upgrade for the R35 GT-R’s existing engine cooling system. It includes a high-quality, race-spec radiator, an exceptionally efficient transmission cooler, and an additional in-line engine oil cooler. Unlike some competitors who only upgrade one or two components, AMS Performance understands that all the cooling systems in the GT-R are interconnected. Therefore, by upgrading every aspect of the cooling system, the Alpha GT-R Cooling System offers the most effective and comprehensive solution available. With this advanced cooling package, you can enjoy extended track sessions with increased safety and reliability, ensuring you stay on track for longer periods than ever before.

Alpha Radiator

  • In the Alpha cooling system, the stock radiator is substituted with a larger, all-aluminum radiator manufactured by Griffin. This radiator features a dual pass design, which enhances fluid velocity through the core, resulting in improved heat transfer capabilities. The Alpha radiator is designed to utilize all the original equipment manufacturer (OEM) mounting hardware and includes provisions for mounting the air conditioning (A/C) condenser in its factory location.

Alpha Transmission Cooler

  • A crucial element of the cooling system is the AMS Laminova high-volume liquid-to-liquid transmission cooler. This cooler features a cylindrical design with a heat exchanger that incorporates numerous heat dissipating fins, maximizing the contact area for the transmission fluid. The innovative design provides 20% more cooling efficiency compared to the traditional air-to-oil coolers commonly used by competitors.

Alpha Oil Cooler

  • To guarantee that the oil in your GT-R’s engine maintains optimal lubrication, the Alpha cooling kit tackles the issue of the insufficient factory engine oil cooler. It does so by introducing an additional cooler in series. This new Setrab cooler effectively doubles the frontal area within the system, allowing for increased exposure to cool and dense outside air. As a result, oil temperatures are drastically reduced before the oil returns to the engine, ensuring optimal operating conditions.

Optional Race Cooling Kit

  • AMS Performance offers an optional race cooling kit that includes an external transmission oil cooler and a specially designed molded plastic duct to facilitate the intake of fresh air. This upgrade is particularly beneficial for GT-R owners residing in hot climates like the Middle East or Southern United States, as well as those who frequently engage in extended track sessions with their GT-R.

A Must-Have Upgrade For Modified GT-R Owners

  • No matter the extent of your performance modifications, intensive driving or high temperatures can lead to excessive heat buildup in your GT-R. To ensure optimal operating temperatures, prevent limp mode conditions, and eliminate the risk of engine or transmission failure, the Alpha GT-R Cooling System is an absolute necessity.


  • The most complete and comprehensive cooling package available.
  • Upgrades every cooling system on your GT-R.
  • Dual pass radiator for ultimate efficiency.
  • Laminova, high volume, liquid-to-liquid, transmission cooler.
  • Additional engine oil cooler while maintaining a windshield wiper fluid reservoir.
  • 2 configurations for light or heavy track use.
  • All components work together to yield maximum results.
  • OEM fitment and quality components.
  • Allows you to stay on track longer than ever before.
  • The Most Comprehensive Cooling Package Available.

Standard System Includes

  • AMS designed, Griffin built dual pass radiator
  • Laminova liquid to liquid transmission cooler
  • Setrab engine oil cooler with built in windshield wiper reservoir
  • Aluminum shroud
  • Billet adapter fittings
  • Heat shielding on lines and hoses
  • All necessary lines, hoses, gaskets, clamps and hardware for a hassle free installation
  • Detailed installation instructions

Race Version Includes

  • Additional air to liquid Setrab oil cooler
  • Urethane shroud
  • Lines and mounting hardware


  • 2012-2016 Nissan GT-R – R35 | DBA


  • The race cooling system also now includes a carbon fiber duct.


  • While AMS believes this product is either CARB EO exemption applicable, or complies with the EPA’s Anti-Tampering Policy, they have not completed the required testing and administrative process at this time. This product is not available to purchase for emissions-controlled vehicles located within the state of California, or available to ship to California addresses, without a completed AMS Race Waiver form. International users outside of the United States should act in accordance with their local laws and regulations.

About AMS Performance

AMS Performance is founded on principles of integrity and is dedicated to automotive performance, particularly for turbocharged vehicles. As a leading manufacturer of automotive performance parts, AMS not only offers a wide range of high-quality components but also provides additional services such as in-house engine computer calibration, parts and package installations, and engine and transmission building.

At AMS, their primary focus lies in engineering. Unlike other shops, they prioritize the development of components that deliver unparalleled performance. Their approach goes beyond a basic understanding of engine performance, utilizing computer-aided designs and employing mechanical engineers with extensive experience in the motorsports field.

With a history spanning two decades, AMS Performance has consistently maintained its position at the forefront of the industry. Whether you seek complete turn-key packages or individual components, AMS has the expertise to meet and surpass various performance goals. From drag racing to road racing and everything in between, AMS is ready to enhance your driving experience and elevate your vehicle’s performance to new heights.

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