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Angry Replaced Motor / Losing Coolant

Hello Gents,

I just had a used motor put in my work truck and I'm having an issue with the degas bottle. I noticed recently that the bottle was really low, down to the bottom. Toped it off to the min line cold and 3000 miles later it is low again. The truck isn't smoking, no leaks that I can find. Where is this coolant going?
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Forgot to mention...

Forgot to mention... The Truck is a 04 F450. The motor i put in came from a 05 F250. We re-used my up pipe without the scoop and welded the egr cooler closed on both sides. Any suggestions appreciated..
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