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Question Oil cooler problem

So i found a 1995 f250 powerstroke on craigslist, and it has 215,000 miles. The oil cooler is starting to leak, and i wanted to know if i should repair it or just completely replace it?
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Repairing it means buying several O-Rings and pulling the cooler to clean and replace the O-Rings. coolers can run hundreds of dollars for a new replacement.


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The cooler assemblies (the tube/sheel part) themselves don't go bad very often. Cheers!

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So even in the long run you might as well just do the gaskets and o rings? I saw a bundle on xtremediesel.com from alliant. Would that work on only the alliant cooler or will it fit the stock oil cooler as well?
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Yes, I'd do the O-Rings. That is the correct kit.

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-Bean's: 160/100 (FF Injectors), 2/ 6-POS chips (TW & Beans tunes), Overboost controller, E-Fuel
-BANKs: downpipe, full exhaust, gauges, intercooler
-Irate: T-4 kit, IC pipes, 3" Irate Plenums, BASB Turbo
-Stage II trans.
-Mag-Hytec trans. and pumpkin covers
-6637, CCV, IDM, 6.0 Fan, 49-Federal PCM swap, MAP line Mod
-370 Amp alt., 40k trans cooler, ADRENALINE PUMP
-twin on-board air w/ 10 gal. tank

-'15 F350 6.7L DRW 4x4

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