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High oil temps need help please

Hello I'm new to this site and just need help I have an 04 250 160k miles with egr delete new oil cooler alum. Radiator straight pipe exhaust and an sct tuner. All done 40k miles ago I am running higher oil temps with my ect stayin 190-204f and my eot are running at 218-230f . What can I do to reduce my difference in the temps? Do I need to do a flush? Any ideas ? Thanks guys
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Sadly to say but with those #'s your oil cooler has seen better days. Pretty much only thing you can do is replace it and go another 40 k if all go's well or go the Bullet Proof Diesel route and forget about it for good.

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Agreed, did you change coolant while you where at it? Meaning did you get rid of the ford gold coolant? What about a coolant filter? Looks like your doing an oil cooler replacment again.

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yes I changed the coolant when I did the oil cooler. my next thing to buy is a coolant filter ive heard nothing but good things about them. and kennisoj does the bullet proof oil cooler really help that much ive heard mixed things about it?
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Heck yeah it helps… lol. It changes the coolant to oil cooler design and
makes it a air to oil cooler. You will NEVER plug that cooler and never have to worry about coolant/oil deltas again. If you have the money is definetly recommend it!

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ok thanks!!!! ill definitely buy one my buddy is part of a diesel racing team and is giving me 190cc injectors and an aftermarket turbo so when we go in to put all that in and put in new headstuds ill buy one and put it in there while we've got everything torn down. its not expensive if you look at it for in the long haul. itll pay off if I don't have to replace more oil coolers down the road!! thank for yalls help I really appreciate it!
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Id also go ahead and go for the UPGRADED or larger cooler if I was gonna do it all over again. Its kinda one of those why not type of things. Overkill is normally just about the correct mixture.....
Also if you can swing it go ahead and get the bypass filter set up. Then you dont have to break it all down at a later time to install it.

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I'm sorry to say that the guys posting above are spot-on. Your oil cooler is clogged. Options are another OEM one (plus adding a coolant filter to prevent re-plugging) or a BPD cooler. And before you do a simple cost comparison and think you can do several OEM oil cooler change outs for the price of the BPD unit, there are many people that have had multiple OEM oil cooler failures (plugging and also rupturing), some as soon as 15K to 20K after the previous changeout. Not worth it in my opinion, especially after seeing my friends truck with what looked like gray mayonaise in the degas bottle when his oil cooler ruptured.

My oil temps have always been good, but since the truck is currently down for studs and head gaskets (and all of the other ususal component upgrades), I'm also having the BPD oil and EGR coolers installed at the same time. I want to pay for it once, and dont want to go back into the motor any time soon.

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You goin with the larger upgraded BPD cooler or the original?

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You goin with the larger upgraded BPD cooler or the original?
The heavy duty one (tall version). Same one that Jetjock has on this truck. He posted a photo yesterday in this thread:Relocating BPD Oil Cooler

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