Oil temp / cooler decisions... - Ford Powerstroke Diesel Forum
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 3 Old 06-05-2013, 11:25 PM Thread Starter
Powerstroke.org Rookie
 
Join Date: Mar 2013
Posts: 1
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Oil temp / cooler decisions...

I purchased a 180kmi 6.0 F250 (EGR deleted) a few months ago. I almost immediately discovered it needed an oil cooler replacement. Less than 1Kmi after replacement I started seeing progressively increasing 15deg EOT/ECT deltas (not towing). When I took it back to the shop they said the delta didn't matter and the temps were acceptable.

I'm seeing 215/195 on Hot days now (again not towing) and have a 9hour drive towing a toy hauler coming up. Little concerned temps will get worse when towing another 8klbs a long way from home.

What would you do?
mvastine is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 3 Old 06-05-2013, 11:30 PM
Compression Ignition Addict
 
turbotibbo's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2012
Posts: 1,232
Thanks: 8
Thanked 10 Times in 10 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
if it was me , i would watch my oil temp close while towing . since the egr is deleted its not as bad so to speak . so mabey plan for an oil cooler in the future and watch temps .


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
2006 ford f350 xlt cclb
blue spring mod
6.4 banjo bolts
gogo direct cluth solenoid
Insight cts with pyro
str8 pipe , fuel pressure gauge
air raid cold air
zoodad mod
high idle mod
sinister coolant filter kit ec-1 rated
58 volt ficm
powermax turbo , sinister y pipe
egr delete
sct x3 with running looney wild , spd early lock up
arp studs , updated stc fitting ,stand pipes,
dummy plugs , new oem injectors
turbotibbo is offline  
post #3 of 3 Old 06-06-2013, 01:02 AM
Serving Our Country!
 
JustinOOO9's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2012
Location: Yuba City
Posts: 3,267
Thanks: 124
Thanked 187 Times in 150 Posts
Mentioned: 9 Post(s)
Quoted: 325 Post(s)
Garage
Feedback Score: 1 reviews
195 ect and 215eot? if thats temp driving on normal wihot load you need a oil cooler. make sure you flush your coolant system real good with vc-9 and distilled water good before you install a new oil cooler.

do not flush truck with new oil cooler it could possibly clog it. always always always flush before you install a new oil cooler.

1. drain coolant.
2. add 2 qrts of vc-9 and fill with regular garden hose water. drive it around no more then 3 hrs "warning on back of vc-9 bottles-
3. drain vc-9/ garden hose water.
4. fill with only distilled water drive it around for while.
5. drain
6. fill with distilled water and drive it around for a day or two
7. drain
8. replace oil cooler and use a cat/elc5 rated coolant I got it at napa for like 13$ a gallon.

-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
-2006 f350 king ranch, aem intake, 10 in fabtech, 40in tires, sct tunes,

currently-1999 F250 SBRB 4X4 First 7.3 and BAREBONE stock

Interested in learning something new?


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.



Justin,
2F071 USAF 2008-2014
JustinOOO9 is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
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