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Coolant Filter System-Need Advice

I have a 2006 6.0 with 17K miles and am thinking of installing a coolant filter system. I have researched the forum archives. Any suggestions as to which brand works well. I looked at the DieselSite.Com set up, how does the filter housing mounting bracket attach to the truck, looks like it just slides under a bolt and just hangs there. Any problems with this set up? Any advice much appreciated. Thanks.
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I installed the coolant filter system from Dieselsite on my truck. The bracket does bolt on. Clear instructions and simple install. Purchase extra filters.

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ive been lookin at it hard as well but still kinda skeptial about it

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ive been lookin at it hard as well but still kinda skeptial about it
Off subject since we both have 7.3's but I got one for my 02 and took it off 10 min. after I put it on because the hood wouldn't shut all the way with were the mount is on the header panel. It caused my hood to twist. Everytime I open the hood I'm thinking of a place to mount it but nothing is coming to mind and those things are big.
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Off subject since we both have 7.3's but I got one for my 02 and took it off 10 min. after I put it on because the hood wouldn't shut all the way with were the mount is on the header panel. It caused my hood to twist. Everytime I open the hood I'm thinking of a place to mount it but nothing is coming to mind and those things are big.

well that puts a kink in my plans. thanks for the info though

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i got the dieselsite kit and mounted it like the picutures in the instructions had it on the radiator hold down and its worked fine.. i think everything bob sells is top notch. certainly not the cheapest. i think i saw a write up on how to make your own pretty cheap, but as for me it was super easy to just open up the box and have everything i needed to install it. i can get some pics of it tomorrow if you would like my truck is a 01 by the way


just saw this was for a 6.0 so what i wrote might be of no help if not im sorry LOL

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I have a 2006 6.0 with 17K miles and am thinking of installing a coolant filter system. I have researched the forum archives. Any suggestions as to which brand works well. I looked at the DieselSite.Com set up, how does the filter housing mounting bracket attach to the truck, looks like it just slides under a bolt and just hangs there. Any problems with this set up? Any advice much appreciated. Thanks.
You could build your own kit for about $50.
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how do you build a kit????

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