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Old 06-07-2010, 05:01 PM
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Pushing a little coolant?

I installed the spartan package on my 08 f350 about 2 months ago. When I got it I noticed a small amount of coolant puke when I ran the 275 or 310 tune, however the truck ran like a raped ape and put some big grins on me and some buddys faces Haven't noticed any on the smaller tunes. I replaced the reservoir cap but it didn't work. I have just been running the 210 ever since with zero problems. I'm guessing its prolly my head gaskets. Is it worth putting everything back to stock and taking it in to get checked out (when the stealership will prolly just say they couldn't find anything wrong) just for some minor coolant loss? Thanks guys.
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Old 06-07-2010, 05:08 PM
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Leave the coolant on the bottle, and take it in. That way they can't say it didn't puke.
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Old 06-07-2010, 05:12 PM
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Kinda what I was thinking. Looks like a long friday night under the truck lol. How many miles should I run it after going back to stock? Also, will all dealerships install studs (if i buy em) if they gotta replace hg's?
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Old 06-07-2010, 05:24 PM
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Is your bottle overfilled? The actual max line is the cold fill line. Is your truck a job 1?
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Old 06-07-2010, 05:33 PM
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pretty sure it is a job 3, build date is jan 08. I keep the bottle a little under the cold fill line.
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Old 06-07-2010, 05:42 PM
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Kinda what I was thinking. Looks like a long friday night under the truck lol. How many miles should I run it after going back to stock? Also, will all dealerships install studs (if i buy em) if they gotta replace hg's?
If the tech is cool, then yes they will. A lot of tech's began doing it on the 6 liter's because the head gaskets blow on those trucks like it's their job
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Old 06-07-2010, 05:46 PM
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pretty sure it is a job 3, build date is jan 08. I keep the bottle a little under the cold fill line.
Jan 08, you're correct, that is a job 3. Mine was also built in Jan 08.
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Old 06-07-2010, 05:49 PM
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Ya. I lucked out with my 6L but I'm not too hard on my trucks. How many miles should I drive it stock before I bring it in? Should I just ask the tech right off the bat or what cuz I haven't dealt with anyone here in GA much? Wish I was in KY lol.
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Ya. I lucked out with my 6L but I'm not too hard on my trucks. How many miles should I drive it stock before I bring it in? Should I just ask the tech right off the bat or what cuz I haven't dealt with anyone here in GA much? Wish I was in KY lol.
PM me where you are from, I might can help you out
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