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post #1 of 4 Old 04-19-2012, 09:12 PM Thread Starter
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Coolant Filter Mounting

Want to buy the Sinister coolant filter for my 05 and was wondering if there is anywhere else I can mount the filter besides where the instructions say. I have the wiring module for my plow mounted there and it's pretty much the only good spot to have it in.

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Mount it anywhere you have the room. I've seen guys mount them on the frame, on the back side of a winch type bumper, heck I have a buddy that mounted in front of his rad

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I think that Sinister offers a frame mount with longer hoses. Be sure you get the valves if you frame mount or you will dump gallons during a filter change.

It may be easier to relocate your plow wiring since it likely won't need regular access. My. 02.

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I mounted one on a buddys truck almost right next to the external trans filter, just ran a longer line and made a custom mount, its pretty much hidden unless you follow the lines. But like stated above make sure you have ball valves or your going to be re-filling some coolant after each filter change.

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