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post #1 of 15 Old 04-02-2009, 06:57 PM Thread Starter
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ok so latley my truck sometimes when it starts it smokes (white/gray) and it doesnt go away until i drive a few miles and man does it pour smoke and coolant sometimes comes out of the exhaust but nothing is in the oil. the other day my truck engine temp went up to the red zone of the H and started to sound like a semi added about 1 to 2 gallons of coolant its not leaking anywhere so something has to be wrong coolants got to go somewhere.

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- white/gray smoke sometimes at start ups doesnt go away until a few miles
- coolant low
- coolant leaking out of the exhaust about 6" puddle on some start ups

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- sounds like to me head gaskets and studs are needed along with the EGR delete

what do you guys think?

2008 F350 4x4 Lariat CC SB 6.4 twin turbo diesel

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S&B Cold air intake
CAT/DPF delete
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Egr for sure possibly heads

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+2 on the EGR cooler

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can i just put a freeze plug in the cooler and will that take care of everything that i listed above?

2008 F350 4x4 Lariat CC SB 6.4 twin turbo diesel

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S&B Cold air intake
CAT/DPF delete
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No not if the cooler is broken already

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ARP studs and OEM gaskets done by Renegade Diesel
ECM and Atlas 40 FICM tuned by Bill at PHP SCT tunes by Truck Source Diesel. Gearhead, Innovative, Wildman and Tyrant diesel
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so I would have to replace the cooler first then put a plug in there and that will be ok? would it be best if i dont drive the truck with the cooler broken? How can i tell if its broken?

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If its doing what you say its doing its broken.

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ARP studs and OEM gaskets done by Renegade Diesel
ECM and Atlas 40 FICM tuned by Bill at PHP SCT tunes by Truck Source Diesel. Gearhead, Innovative, Wildman and Tyrant diesel
Flowmaster/MBRP Hybrid Exhaust
Edge Insight CTS
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lol its broken then believe meso i gotta get a new one and if i put a plug it will that block it off (egr)

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What year truck and are you in warranty?

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2006 F250 ECSB Lariat 4x4

Leveling kit, 315/70/17 Kelly TSRs on Method race wheels
ARP studs and OEM gaskets done by Renegade Diesel
ECM and Atlas 40 FICM tuned by Bill at PHP SCT tunes by Truck Source Diesel. Gearhead, Innovative, Wildman and Tyrant diesel
Flowmaster/MBRP Hybrid Exhaust
Edge Insight CTS
Coolant filter
Bulletproof diesel FICM EGR Delete, Oil Cooler and Water Pump, and Light bar.
Dually LED lights from Stealth Automotive/Xpedition Outfitters
No Limit Fab 6.0 Cold Air Intake
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