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6.0 coolant filter

I am considering getting a coolant filter kit for my truck. Which ones do you guys recommend? I have seen ones from dieselsite and dfuser. The one from dfuser says it uses plastic t fittings now and that kinda scares me on that one. Is there anyone else who has a good kit?

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I got the kit from dieselsite. It was a good kit and it came with everything you need. Probably could have saved a few dollars by piecing everything together locally but it was easier ordering the one from dieselsite. After all it is just a filter head, some fittings, and hose.

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I got dfuser's kit and I like it alot. It was alittle more $$ than dieselsites but I was told he uses better valves and also gives you 3 filters. The T's are plastic but I wouldnt worry about them they arent chintzy by any means.

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I wonder why they went to plastic t's? Just because of cost i would imagine.

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90% of all parts on vehicles are plastic anymore..i wouldnt be worried 1bit about the fittings..

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I have just seen some plastic parts fail that resulted in fluids leaking, so thats why i was a little leary. But if you guys are running them and they are holding up, then i guess they are ok.

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This sure has been a hot topic lately... I pieced together my own kit on my 7.3 and a friends 6.0, have about $35-40 in each kit

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Where did you find your filter housing? Do you have a parts list?

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don't have a parts list, but I got it all from napa, the filter is a 4070... And the base is application specific to a OTR CAT truck IIRC

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