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post #1 of 22 Old 10-29-2010, 01:38 PM Thread Starter
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Coolant Filter System for 6.0

I was going to order a BD coolant system but before I do just wanted to get some opinions and recommendation. I am looking for a quality system that is easy to install myself and easy to change the filters on.
I don't want to build one from parts.
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Dieselsite and First coast diesel performance have similar ones. I have the one from Dieselsite, easy to install, have not changed the filter yet. The Dieselsite one has a polished housing, no difference in performance, but looks good!

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Yeah, I'd go with one of those. I too have the dieselsite one. Filter changes are nice and easy.

Get valves to isolate the filter for changes

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I can vouch for diesel site, I have one and love it. Ball valves make it clean and easy to change out the filter.


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I have the dieselsite one. Good kit and has everything needed to install. Which I really liked.

The only problem is mine is sitting in my tool box waiting to be installed.

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I dont think you can get any better quality when your dealing with just a filter base and some hose......I have the FCDP kit and like it alot, they are all pretty much the same.
Adam is on this forum quite a bit and thats why I bought from him.


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I'm think about the coolant filter as well, I just bought a bone stock 05 so I have lots that needs to be done. I hear that the original coolant has some type of silcant that clogs the oil cooler? If I tear mine down and replace the oil cooler and put a coolant filter kit on then refill with a different type coolant will the filter catch any remaining silicant before the oil cooler screen does?

Also whats the prefered coolant to go back with in the 6.0L?
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DieselSite coolant filter here. Easy and fast filter changes.

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Ordered the Dieselsite kit last week. I bought my truck used with 30,000 miles. Now have 42,000. Wish I knew about this then. The sooner the better.

Another question. Is it worth changing all the coolant or flushing the system along with the install?
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