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puked coolant but passed pressure test????
So a while back discovered my truck puked a very small amt of coolant like less then a couple table spoons it looked like. my temps are average 184 ECT and 190-191 EOT. so i did some research and got help from you guys and did a couple pressure test with a new updated cap....
I hooked the line onto the top line of the degas bottle and never got above 11-12 psi it looked like. It stayed around 6-7 til I hit throttle hard. when I ran WOT for few mins back and fourth. so I parked and bled pressure off and it didn't seem to build anymore for the 5-10 min ride home.
2 weeks later went from Fairfield ca to Licoln CA about 1 hr and 10 min and ran it pretty hard and then the next day my friend wanted to see my coolant filter and i puked quite a bit... and my coolant lvl seemed to rise half inch from when I last marked it. maybe around 70 degrees whole day.
currently-1999 F250 SBRB 4X4 7.3, 6.0 trans cooler, 08 mirrors, AIS Intake, Hydra, Level kit, 33s, JW Vbody.
-2004 F350 CCLB 4x4: Sinister Race solutions kit, CAT ELC Edge CS, SCT SF3, PHP Ficm programmer, Procomp, Rough country, and Nitto goodies.
-2004 excursion, banks exhaust, 03 turbo, aem intake. 4in lift, 35in kumhos
-2006 f350 king ranch, aem intake, 10 in fabtech, 40in tires, sct tunes.
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