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2005 6.0 oil cooler?

I have a 2005 6.0 F250. I've been reading posts on the oil cooler. I recently did the egr by pass on my truck. Didn't think about the oil cooler. Through all the reading I see that if the Coolant Temp and the Oil temp is more than 15 deg different then the oil cooler should be replaced. This weekend I took a 1 hour and half road trip not pulling anything running 73 mph on the highway my temps were:

Coolant Temp: 192 -194
Oil Temp: 204 -207

Should I replace the oil Cooler since these are pretty close to the 15 degree difference? I will be towing my travel trailer the end of this month just dont want to over do something.

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I think those temps seem normal to me. Do you have a coolant filter on your truck yet?

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NO I dont have the coolant filter on my truck?

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Do the coolant filter, and it may be ok . I don't have one yet, but its on the list, as is the Insight, so I can check the temps


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Go to www.dieselsite.com and look at their coolant filter setup. Most of us use them and it can save your oil cooler and water pump. Well worth the cost.

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37 x 13.50 x 16 Pro Comp Extreme AT Tires
Mickey Thompson Classic II Rims
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Bully Dog RFI Intake
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Blocked Off EGR Cooler
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