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high temps (trans/oil/coolant) Please help
Ok it has been a while and I did a small search to see if anyone else has experience this problem and all I could find was if they were towing heavy loads or with a tuner.
First off a little background, I am running the spartin dpf delete with the stock tune (yeah long story but a few months back I got away from anything but stock for the work I do and the beating my truck was taking in the sugar sand I am trying to drive in; higher HP more spinning and more sinking in sand plus really doesnt sound good when you let off the throttle and hear the front drive shaft pop/click louder than it should)and an airaid CAI. My truck has 29k with all services completed up to this point.
Now for my issue, I am working in FL currently and the temps are getting in the triple digits and I notices some of my temps are climbing a little bit also, about 4 degrees higher under normal conditions. Well for the last week or so I have noticed while running the interstate (70+ with small hills and no load) my oil temps are staying 206-210, my coolant 200-204, and tranny 185-190. Again this is under no load except for the occasional added boost you get with the TC locked up. Is this normal????? It was not like this last summer in LA but then again we have no hills and I wasn't driving near as much.
Next I have been off the hwy in 4wd and my tranny temps are spiking at 195+, so I have to sit and let them cool down about 1 min to 170 or so and start again. Again the only load I have is the added grab of this sugar sand that is binding my tires. I figure if I stayed into the throttle all temps would rise but I really dont want to push my luck any farther past those number if at all possible.
I have taken and cleaned out all of my front end with a pressure washer to ensure proper airflow but still the same issues. Plus if it was an airflow issue I would think it wouldnt cool down that fast. Am I just being paranoid or is this a issue I need to have checked out? I have to hook up to my trailer in the next couple of weeks (8k) and drag it to the next loop of this project.
Thanks for the info guys and gals
2009 F-250 6.4L with a 2"sup lift 35" Dick Cepecs with 20" incubus rims. DPF delete, Airaid CAI, with Spartan 210 tune
2008 Big Dog K-9, 117 CI S&S motor with a 300mm rear tire, triple x carb, custom stainless creation disorder pipes. 106 hp & 117 tq to the rear tire.