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post #1 of 42 Old 04-24-2012, 03:50 PM Thread Starter
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Hello!

Six O Stoker suggested I check out this part of the forums. I didn't realize there was a NW focused area. Very cool.

I live in the tricities and have a 2005 F350, CC, DRW 4x4, 6.0, Auto.

Recently installed an Edge Insight and realized that my delta's are at that magic 15 degree level.

Can anyone recommend a good 6.0 tech in eastern WA? After a flush and some other stuff I will need to get an EGR delete and a new oil cooler installed. If it really makes sense I will have ARP headstuds done at the same time.

The only diesel shop I know of around tricities is Diesel Performance in Pasco and they are beyond horrible about returning calls. I want to take my truck someplace that I can trust.
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Welcome aboard man!

Specialized diesel in Spokane is the one I was trying to think of...!

Great guys that KNOW their way around the 6ohs!!!
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Thanks!

I was just told something interesting by a fellow at a local diesel shop. He said to never use distilled water in a diesel. He said distilled water is de-ionized and that when it is in the engine a lot of the minerals and such that may be in the motor are drawn to the distilled water, and it breaks free and clogs things up. He said he has seen recently installed oil coolers with the coolant channels blocked by mineral stuff that has broken free. I wonder if that is the cause of some of the replacement oil cooler failure issues?

Does that make any sense? Most everything I've read says to use distilled water for the flush, and then to mix with the antifreeze. He says to use clean filtered water, but not distilled. BS or not?
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Bs!!!

I can't search on my phone to give you facts but im sure 100,000 people on this forum (AND OTHER PEOPLE) will disagree with him...


It'd the minerals in plain water that ruins your engine and water pump



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Thats sort of what I thought.
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I just talked with Chris and Specialized Diesel. What a great guy. He said if my head gaskets are still good they can do the ARP studs without taking my heads off.

I feel good about them and will be making plans to take my truck there for an EGR delete, the cooler, studs, and the smaller stuff like the stand pipes and snap loc fitting and all of that stuff that makes sense to do while they are in there.

Thanks for the referral!
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Eli, way to take my thunder...

I have been in Chris's shop several times and have talked to him a lot. He is great guy!!! He started in his garage at his house and has now moved shops twice because of growth. Which is great in this economy. GO SDNW!!!!

I have never heard of him not pulling heads to do studs though... Did he tell you what he does to test and if he adds a warranty to his work?

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Kily


Did you see that 6oh I wanna buy yet???



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I am sure he must test it somehow, though i didnt ask how
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