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Coolant flush questions...

I recently hooked up my PHP Gryphon FICM tuner. I didn't program a tune yet, because I wanted to get some baselines on my truck's PID readings first. Anyway, I took 'er for a spin today to check out EGT's, EOT, and ECT. My ECT's and EOT's were roughly withing a 15* delta of each other on flat ground at 55mph.

So, with that info, I can only assume that my oil cooler is becoming plugged.

If I were to do a full "highway drive" distilled water/restore/restore plus flush, would I be heavily risking plugging my oil cooler even more because of deposits elsewhere in the engine migrating to the oil cooler? While i know it's going to be time to change the oil cooler soon, I'm simply not in position to do that right now....but I need to tow my 10,000 lb RV about 1000 miles two weeks from now.


Any advice and info would be greatly appreciated.
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And, of course... Not long after posting this thread, I find another thread on the same topic.

My apologies to all..
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Yah, the search option helps lots sometimes but depends on how well you chose your search words.


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