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27 degree delta while towing

On a two hour trip to the Florida keys recently towing a 5000lb trailer my freshly studded truck exhibited a 27 degree delta. I've also seen a 20 degree delta without a load.

The truck has a new oil cooler and an egr solution. It went through the mother of all coolant flushes prior to the mechanical work. I also run a coolant filter. I asked my mechanic, who is a specialist in the 6.0 what he thought of all this and he said it is no big deal.

I am not in the least worried. If I start barfing out of the degas I'll let y'all know.
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On a two hour trip to the Florida keys recently towing a 5000lb trailer my freshly studded truck exhibited a 27 degree delta. I've also seen a 20 degree delta without a load.

The truck has a new oil cooler and an egr solution. It went through the mother of all coolant flushes prior to the mechanical work. I also run a coolant filter. I asked my mechanic, who is a specialist in the 6.0 what he thought of all this and he said it is no big deal.

I am not in the least worried. If I start barfing out of the degas I'll let y'all know.
what exactly is an "egr solution"?

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5000lb trailer in FL should barely work the truck.

What are the actual temps?

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You need to test run for your delta while unloaded. On flat surface.

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Thermostat??

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Thermostat??
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Mine stuck half open before. Might want to put in a new t-stat if you haven't already. What were the EOT & EOC temps?

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