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Green Coolant in '03 6.0?

I have read on here that the green coolant is a big no no in a 6.0. I would think that it is because of the silicates in it. If you have the BPD oil cooler and EGR delete in it should not matter, right? I am just wondering because the green coolant costs only $9/gal and I plan on flushing my coolant at least once a year probably twice. Cat EC-1 is going to get REALLY expensive at that rate. I don't mind spending money on my truck, but I also don't want to be throwing money away because I could be using something that costs 1/3 less. Thanks for all the input.

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green lacks the additives need that come in the gold or cat coolants


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Just do the EC-1 coolant and install a coolant filter. No need to flush it then.

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The green coolant does not prevent cavitation enough. It will cause serious damage in the 6.0
Don't do it, no matter how often you flush.
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