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Cut open my coolant filter

Well everyone after having my coolant filter on like 2 k miles I seen my deltas rising so I was like ok let's change my coolant filter and cut it open. Here is what I found





Guess these things work huh lol

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thats about normal

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Lmao I can't believe how much was In there they should come stock with a coolant filter

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That's not bad I've seen some with filters clogged with gunk

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My first cleaning resulted in an 1/8" paste / grit in a 5 gal bucket, filter was almost half full.

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you did it rather early at 2k miles i did mine in the order of 5k 10k 15k 1 every 25k but the filters are cheap so why not change it whenever you want lol but you still had some good room in there

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you did it rather early at 2k miles i did mine in the order of 5k 10k 15k 1 every 25k but the filters are cheap so why not change it whenever you want lol but you still had some good room in there
exactly I could probably go over a year but sometimes I just get curious
and since it's a bypass (most styles) and fluid would rather take the path of least resistance
any blockage could result in less filtration
so for 13 bucks I probably do mine 3 - 4 times a year

I also cut open the filter media and rinse it into a bucket to see whats trapped

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i never even cut mine open im honestly to lazy i know it traps tons of stuff cause if i flip it grit comes spilling out so i know it does its job.

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I'm anal and wanted to see first hand lol

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Attachment 120034i know this is a 6.0 thread but this came off my 7.3 after 1000 miles after a flush but the second filter was spotless after 3,000 miles


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