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post #1 of 25 Old 05-02-2011, 08:41 PM Thread Starter
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Any DIY Coolant Bypasses out there?

I tried a search but got tired of looking through threads that had nothing to do with it...

Basically I am looking for a DIY coolant bypass to put in the pickup in my sig, any help is greatly appreciated.



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If and when I get around to this I will be using the Baldwin coolant bypass filter base. You can get them on fleabay for around 30 bucks with a filter. Two ball valves, two T fittings, and appropriately rated hose and clamps. All set. I don't have time to type out all the sizes at this time. I found everything I needed to know on a Google search instead of just relying on the search in here. Many of which of course lead back to here.

Can be done for under 60 bucks.

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Wix coolant filter, Dynomax Ultraflow exhaust, cat mod, Edge Insight CS/with EGT. Sinister EGR delete, EGR cooler delete, up pipe. Looney Tune via SCT X4. S&B Intake.
Mag-Hytec transmission pan, 08 diff cover.
2" leveling kit. RS9000 Shocks. B&W Turnover Ball/ Companion Hitch. Airlift 5000 airbags.

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By the time you get all your components together, you will have spent about the same as the price of the kits out there. Go with the Dieselsite kit. It works great and hassle free install.

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4" MBRP Exhaust
MTW Stage 1 Turbo
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BulletProof EGR Cooler
BulletProof Water Pump
Riff Raff Intercooler Boots
Gogo Diesel Direct Drive Solenoid
BulletProof All-Aluminum Radiator
BulletProof All-Aluminum Intercooler
BulletProof Oil Cooler System w/ Bypass Filter
SCT w/ Custom Tunes (TSD, DJ's, Innovative, Gearhead, QuickTricks)

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Bilstein 5100 Shocks
Icon Adjustable Trac Bar
Firestone RideRite Air Bags
BDS Dual Steering Stabilizer
Aluminum Finned Differential Cover
Reese 16k Manual Slider 5th Wheel Hitch
Icon 2.5" Leveling Kit w/ F-350 rear blocks
20" BMF Novakanes wrapped in 33" Nitto Terra Grapplers
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Just make sure the coolant filter does not have an additive block inside. I read some do which is what you DO NOT want.

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Yep !
My "El Cheapo" Coolant Filters Install


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Here's the link to what I did.

Off the shelf Coolant Filter system Installed today

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By the time you get all your components together, you will have spent about the same as the price of the kits out there. Go with the Dieselsite kit. It works great and hassle free install.
I fail to see how 60 bucks = 129 bucks plus shipping?

Maybe my logic is flawed though.

Nothing wrong with pimping sponsors though either.

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Wix coolant filter, Dynomax Ultraflow exhaust, cat mod, Edge Insight CS/with EGT. Sinister EGR delete, EGR cooler delete, up pipe. Looney Tune via SCT X4. S&B Intake.
Mag-Hytec transmission pan, 08 diff cover.
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I fail to see how 60 bucks = 129 bucks plus shipping?

Maybe my logic is flawed though.

Nothing wrong with pimping sponsors though either.
Not pimping the sponsors although to be honest, it was cheaper when I bought mine several years ago. Even still, you might also consider how much your time is worth running around chasing parts for this stuff. My weekends are my only downtime, so I want everything ready to go when the weekend comes around so I can tear into the project rather than chase parts.

Regardless, I applaud guys who want to find a different and perhaps better way to accomplish the same thing.

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2005 F250, CCSB, 6.0 PSD, FX4 (The Sweet Unit is white)
2008 F350, CCLB, 6.4 PSD (Brad-the wife's truck is black)




Engine Mods:
Fluidampr
CCV Reroute (Reinstated)
4" MBRP Exhaust
MTW Stage 1 Turbo
Bulletproof 53V FICM
BulletProof EGR Cooler
BulletProof Water Pump
Riff Raff Intercooler Boots
Gogo Diesel Direct Drive Solenoid
BulletProof All-Aluminum Radiator
BulletProof All-Aluminum Intercooler
BulletProof Oil Cooler System w/ Bypass Filter
SCT w/ Custom Tunes (TSD, DJ's, Innovative, Gearhead, QuickTricks)

Exterior Mods:
Bilstein 5100 Shocks
Icon Adjustable Trac Bar
Firestone RideRite Air Bags
BDS Dual Steering Stabilizer
Aluminum Finned Differential Cover
Reese 16k Manual Slider 5th Wheel Hitch
Icon 2.5" Leveling Kit w/ F-350 rear blocks
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Ill sell ya mine for 60 plus shipping

2003 F350 Lariet Leveling kit eagle 197s MBRP stainless tb to 6" stack Sinister coolant kit Sct with Looney and Innovative High Idle fog light and bright box mod soon to come Edge CTS PHP ficm tuning and Cab lights
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