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Old 08-29-2012, 06:38 AM
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Another coolant question

I'm a bit confused and judging by the number of coolant questions popping up I feel like I might not be alone. I just ordered my EGR delete and a straight pipe exhaust. I am going to need to obviously drain oil and coolant to do the job. I currently have the Gold stuff in there and my Deltas are roughly 4-6 running 65 MPH. I have just over 47k miles. I have read alot of posts showing concern for clogging their oil cooler once they switch to ELC. I'm not ready to repalce the oil cooler yet and why should I if it's functioning perfectly at the moment. My question is do I just refill with Gold after completing all the work? If not, tell me why if it seems like flushing and switching to ELC will almost assuredly clog my oil cooler?
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Old 08-29-2012, 09:32 AM
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IMO, with your deltas being good, just keep up with timely maintenance of the Gold. Somewhere around here is the updated maintenance schedule for the Ford Gold.
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IMO, with your deltas being good, just keep up with timely maintenance of the Gold. Somewhere around here is the updated maintenance schedule for the Ford Gold.
I would agree with this %100 except if you haven't already I would add a coolant filter now since they are relatively inexpensive and it will filter out most of the crap solids in your system.
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Old 08-29-2012, 02:37 PM
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I believe it's recommended at 50k now. Put a coolant filter on there, run it a bit, dump the old, put some new. Don't nother changing over right now, or flushing. Imo too.

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Thanks guys, thought I was crazy for considering staying with Gold for now.
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Old 08-29-2012, 05:54 PM
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Agree with all above, just do a distilled water flush and keep the coolant changed often.
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Old 08-29-2012, 06:15 PM
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Lol don't flush......just add a coolant filter until your ready to replace the oil cooler.

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