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Coolant Filter results

Added a coolant filter about 5k miles ago. Pulled off the first filter and changed it out. If you're wondering whether it works, I'll let you be the judge. You can see the bits of sand and dirt floating in the top of the filter. Some brown crap came out in the sink when I poured out the coolant, I'm guessing it's rust or something. You can see the sand/dirt piled up right in front of the drain.

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This is the first filter with 5k on it? Thats nasty **** in there man! I changed my first one after about 1000 km's but saw nothing. Ill leave this one on for a while (until I R+R rad and coolant swap)

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Amazing how nasty the coolant systems can get, even on newer vehicles.

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Did you flush before adding the filter?

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Did you flush before adding the filter?
No, using filter to remove debris first then plan on flushing.

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That's a good idea. That's what I did also and it seemed to work well

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Same here, Im curious if mine will look like yours Tony..

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Same here, Im curious if mine will look like yours Tony..
For your sake, I hope not.

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So you are saying the filter was almost plugged up with dirt and crap?
Or was trash/dirt floating in the first picture.

Sorry eyes not too good.
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So you are saying the filter was almost plugged up with dirt and crap?
Or was trash/dirt floating in the first picture.

Sorry eyes not too good.
Wasn't plugged up, just had a lot of junk come out when I turned it upside down. Filter definitely works!

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