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do the flush before new parts FORD MESSED UP BIG TIME... when I was brandnew to 6.0's i did the elc swap and killed my oil cooler in like 3 days afterwards haha.
just use the vc-9 stuff I think the warning says dont leave it in for more then 3 hrs because its a strong acid.
I think it would be fine to use garden hose water for the first 2-3 flushes as well to save money then do 2-3 flushes with straight up destilled water. My flush takes most of the day but im tired of oil coolers lol.
reg water and vc-9 I believe 2 qrts flush
----------------- I watched a video when one man put a garden hose in the degas bottle and let is start overflowing from degas with all the drains opened and WOT for like 2 seconds and let the water pump force all the junk out. he only did it couple times and let the water start overflowing from degas again before he WOT. I might try this next time. I gotta do studs and oil cooler this weekend.
50/50 cat elc/ distilled water.
currently-1999 F250 SBRB 4X4 7.3, 6.0 trans cooler, 08 mirrors, AIS Intake, Hydra, Level kit, 33s.
-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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