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post #1 of 16 Old 04-20-2011, 07:16 PM Thread Starter
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I just ordered the "complete solution kit" from MKM for my 06 6.0. It should be in friday and my uncle and I are going to tear into her and make this thing "BULLETPROOF". Oh btw we are going to be attempting a cab on job so hopefully it works out well. Any suggestions? I'm having the heads checked and machined, Definitely staying away from the Gold Crap, deleting the egr and changing the oil cooler. Am i forgetting anything?? Afterwards i'll be pulling the Banks 6 gun off and installing a SCT touchscreen xtreme with Erics custom tunes!!


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post #2 of 16 Old 04-20-2011, 07:19 PM
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good luck, mine was done cab off so I have no suggestions. are you also putting on a coolant filter?

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Good luck, and be sure to post pics!!!!

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Do a coolant flush with Restore and Restore plus, prior to your tear down. This will remove the silicate residue and iron deposits that are still in the system that may cause issues later.

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i hadnt thought about the coolant filter. where should i get one from?


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Sinister EGR delete
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i hadnt thought about the coolant filter. where should i get one from?
Got mine from here:
http://www.dieselsite.com/index.asp?...S&Category=618

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bought the same kit. sitting in my tool box.. still waiting on a couple things from my dealership. next weekend my cab comes off and im doing everything.

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Doing head gaskets with the cab on is cruel and unusual punishment.
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Thanks for the coolant filter idea! I just ordered the one from dieselsite. I've read a lot about the stc fitting, what is it and should i change it out while im in there?


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ARP Headstuds
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Doing head gaskets with the cab on is cruel and unusual punishment.
Geez i really hope not. lol


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Banks exhaust
Banks High Ram
ARP Headstuds
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Rebuilt oil cooler
Sinister EGR delete
NCHornet's CCV mod
Dieselsite coolant filter
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