Checked deltas today, is this to be expected? - Ford Powerstroke Diesel Forum
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 13 Old 07-05-2012, 12:27 PM Thread Starter
Powerstroke.org Fanatic
 
Join Date: Dec 2011
Posts: 149
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Checked deltas today, is this to be expected?

About 2K miles ago, when I first purchased my truck, I went ahead and blocked off my EGR cooler and replaced my oil cooler with a factory Ford one. The system has been flushed and am running CAT ELC coolant. I put my new Scan Guage II on it today, and drove down the highway to check deltas. The ambiant temperature today is 102*F . Driving at 65mph on level road, my delta was at about 12* difference. I'm wondering if anyone else has seen this much of a delta after a new cooler? Could the sweltering hot day play a role?

SOLD--2003 F-250 RC/LB FX4, 6.0, 5R110, EGR cooler capped off at both ends, CAT EC-1, Rotella T6, Motorcraft fuel and oil filters, Amsoil in diffs/T-case, blue spring update, ScanGuage II, 5" Diamond Eye exhaust (not cat, no muffler ) 4" downpipe, Cooper Discoverer S/T's (LT265/75R16E).
rlu_tech is offline  
post #2 of 13 Old 07-05-2012, 12:32 PM
Compression Ignition Addict
 
jmast's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: kane county, il
Posts: 198
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
what were the temps? under any load at all?

2004 F-250 crew cab short bed, rattle can red!
-arp headstuds
-sinister egr delete
-new oil cooler
-sct custom tunes
-edge cts with egt probe
-8 inch lift with dual resevoirs up front
-dual steering stabilizers
-38 inch mud terrains
-on board air system
-5% tint all around
-4inch exhuast turbo back with 6 inch tip

to come:
-2 way alarm
-lots of LED's!!!

jmast is offline  
post #3 of 13 Old 07-05-2012, 12:33 PM
,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
 
ZMANN's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Posts: 16,280
Thanks: 720
Thanked 814 Times in 783 Posts
Mentioned: 86 Post(s)
Quoted: 924 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
that spread is a little high if reaching that delta without a load? ,,

they should stabilize to within a few degrees if everything is copacetic ,

did u do a coolant filter ,, what is your Actual ECT/EOT ? you may just be over cooling the coolant due to a tstat issue

.
.
.
Please donate to DTR Ron's Memorial
https://www.gofundme.com/2464axqr
We Miss you Ronnie
RIP
ZMANN is offline  
post #4 of 13 Old 07-05-2012, 04:30 PM Thread Starter
Powerstroke.org Fanatic
 
Join Date: Dec 2011
Posts: 149
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
The truck had no load. The ECT was 195*, the EOT was 207*.

SOLD--2003 F-250 RC/LB FX4, 6.0, 5R110, EGR cooler capped off at both ends, CAT EC-1, Rotella T6, Motorcraft fuel and oil filters, Amsoil in diffs/T-case, blue spring update, ScanGuage II, 5" Diamond Eye exhaust (not cat, no muffler ) 4" downpipe, Cooper Discoverer S/T's (LT265/75R16E).
rlu_tech is offline  
post #5 of 13 Old 07-05-2012, 04:31 PM Thread Starter
Powerstroke.org Fanatic
 
Join Date: Dec 2011
Posts: 149
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
The truck has no coolant filter.

SOLD--2003 F-250 RC/LB FX4, 6.0, 5R110, EGR cooler capped off at both ends, CAT EC-1, Rotella T6, Motorcraft fuel and oil filters, Amsoil in diffs/T-case, blue spring update, ScanGuage II, 5" Diamond Eye exhaust (not cat, no muffler ) 4" downpipe, Cooper Discoverer S/T's (LT265/75R16E).
rlu_tech is offline  
post #6 of 13 Old 07-05-2012, 05:00 PM
,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
 
ZMANN's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Posts: 16,280
Thanks: 720
Thanked 814 Times in 783 Posts
Mentioned: 86 Post(s)
Quoted: 924 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
get a filter IMHO

and keep an eye open ,, your ECT might be a tad low for the ambient

mine tends to run about 200 at that temp

.
.
.
Please donate to DTR Ron's Memorial
https://www.gofundme.com/2464axqr
We Miss you Ronnie
RIP
ZMANN is offline  
post #7 of 13 Old 07-05-2012, 05:01 PM
The Silent Service

 
colo_dually's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Posts: 5,313
Thanks: 0
Thanked 62 Times in 26 Posts
Mentioned: 3 Post(s)
Quoted: 9 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Was the flush done after the oil cooler was replaced?

Temps are within reason with the temps, a 12* delta is nothing huge to worry about.
I also agree with the coolant filter install.
colo_dually is offline  
post #8 of 13 Old 07-06-2012, 05:01 PM Thread Starter
Powerstroke.org Fanatic
 
Join Date: Dec 2011
Posts: 149
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
A flush was done once before I bought the truck, and I did one after installing a new cooler.

SOLD--2003 F-250 RC/LB FX4, 6.0, 5R110, EGR cooler capped off at both ends, CAT EC-1, Rotella T6, Motorcraft fuel and oil filters, Amsoil in diffs/T-case, blue spring update, ScanGuage II, 5" Diamond Eye exhaust (not cat, no muffler ) 4" downpipe, Cooper Discoverer S/T's (LT265/75R16E).
rlu_tech is offline  
post #9 of 13 Old 07-06-2012, 09:00 PM
Compression Ignition Addict
 
Join Date: Sep 2011
Posts: 4,368
Thanks: 6
Thanked 138 Times in 131 Posts
Mentioned: 3 Post(s)
Quoted: 48 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 2 reviews
flush probably clogged the new cooler a little
drunk on diesel is offline  
post #10 of 13 Old 07-07-2012, 02:18 AM
Compression Ignition Addict
 
Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: port arthur texas
Posts: 4,222
Thanks: 1
Thanked 62 Times in 58 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
You may want to look at your radiator as well. The same stuff that clogs the oil cooler flows thru the radiator as well.


Lord I shall lead them to the water but I will not try to make them drink
dannyboy950 is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Ford Powerstroke Diesel Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in









Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome