What is the proper level for the fuel coolant tank? - Ford Powerstroke Diesel Forum

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 13 Old 06-15-2011, 07:14 AM Thread Starter
Compression Ignition Addict
 
Join Date: Nov 2009
Posts: 191
Thanks: 2
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 1 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
What is the proper level for the fuel coolant tank?

Hello,

What is the proper level for the fuel coolant tank?? I cant see it in the sight glass anymore and my temps have been higher then normal??? Around 125?
cooper09250 is offline  
post #2 of 13 Old 06-15-2011, 11:55 AM
Compression Ignition Addict
 
smotrs's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: Covina, Ca.
Posts: 2,709
Thanks: 0
Thanked 2 Times in 2 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 1 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Half way up the site glass from what I've heard. You may have to take the cap off and shine a light in to see.

Shaun

'08 F250 6.4L Lariat 4x4 CC/SRW fully loaded, special ordered
6" Fabtech 2.25 dual shock lift w/18" AR wheels, 35" Toyo AT's
Avic-Z2 Nav/Stereo w/iPod, Bluetooth, XM NavTraffic
(2) Rear headrest mnt DVD entertainment systems
Line-X bedliner
Banks CAI, Dual Exhaust, Six-Gun, Speed Brake & iQ (test vehicle)
Bushwacker Fender Flares
Ravelco Anti Theft Device

Quote:
Originally Posted by Rick Santorum
We went into a recession in 2008 because of gasoline prices.
smotrs is offline  
post #3 of 13 Old 06-15-2011, 12:46 PM
Compression Ignition Addict
 
XPLOSIV's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Posts: 705
Thanks: 2
Thanked 8 Times in 8 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
What type of coolant does it use? Haven't had to fill mine yet.

08 F450 CCLB 4.30's
Spartan, Pure Performance Custom 3", Toyo M608Z, MBRP, FloPro, Banks, Volant, Mishimoto, Dieselsite, LineX, Reese 30k
XPLOSIV is offline  
post #4 of 13 Old 06-15-2011, 12:57 PM
Compression Ignition Addict
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Posts: 2,900
Thanks: 7
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 1 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 2 reviews
whats the fuel coolant tank? just curious

2008 6.4 f250 lariat 4wd
melmount is offline  
post #5 of 13 Old 06-15-2011, 02:57 PM
Super Moderator


 
LFD132's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: Florida
Posts: 2,148
Thanks: 33
Thanked 20 Times in 15 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 3 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Quote:
Originally Posted by melmount View Post
whats the fuel coolant tank? just curious
x2!!!!!!!!!!!

[SIGPIC][SIGPIC]2013 F250 FX4
LFD132 is offline  
post #6 of 13 Old 06-15-2011, 04:02 PM
Compression Ignition Addict
 
44magnum's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: San antonio TX
Posts: 1,276
Thanks: 1
Thanked 5 Times in 5 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Quote:
Originally Posted by LFD132 View Post
x2!!!!!!!!!!!
x3!!!!!!!!!!!

2008 (Job 1) F250 King ranch 4x4, snow plow prep package with 2.5 level. Black Maxx, B&W Diehard platinums. Dieselsite coolant and transmission filters, NCU Motorsports/amsoil oil bypass kit. Turbo blankets, 5.5 PMF traction
Please collect and message me Shell, Rotella oil cap codes aka "my miles matter" I'm trying to save up for a hat or something.
44magnum is offline  
post #7 of 13 Old 06-16-2011, 05:23 AM
Compression Ignition Addict
 
04hdfatboy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2010
Posts: 4,614
Thanks: 16
Thanked 95 Times in 93 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 4 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
the fuel cooler is on the drivers side back of the motor. It has a little radiator cap on it. It also has a sight glass on front to see the level of the coolant.

08 F350 cc/sb 4X4
h&s minimaxx, 5" flo pro, 4" down pipe, no limit cold air intake, dirty diesel EGR delete with intake elbow, 6.0 exhaust manifolds, custom up pipes, ported intake manifold, Apex 71mm LP turbo, Rudy's cold side pipe, diesel site coolant and transmission filter, diesel site intercooler boots, ccv mod, bilstein shocks, gogo dd solenoid, HID lights, Airdog II 165, PMF traction bars, PMF drag link, moshimoto aluminum radiator
04hdfatboy is offline  
post #8 of 13 Old 06-16-2011, 05:27 AM
Compression Ignition Addict
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Posts: 2,900
Thanks: 7
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 1 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 2 reviews
thx, they are using antfreeeze as the cooant? Seems odd to cool fuel with antifreeze thats 200 degrees?

2008 6.4 f250 lariat 4wd
melmount is offline  
post #9 of 13 Old 06-16-2011, 05:28 AM
Compression Ignition Addict
 
04hdfatboy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2010
Posts: 4,614
Thanks: 16
Thanked 95 Times in 93 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 4 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
This is the fuel cooler
Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	2011-06-16_07.25.10.jpg
Views:	2456
Size:	83.1 KB
ID:	26296  

08 F350 cc/sb 4X4
h&s minimaxx, 5" flo pro, 4" down pipe, no limit cold air intake, dirty diesel EGR delete with intake elbow, 6.0 exhaust manifolds, custom up pipes, ported intake manifold, Apex 71mm LP turbo, Rudy's cold side pipe, diesel site coolant and transmission filter, diesel site intercooler boots, ccv mod, bilstein shocks, gogo dd solenoid, HID lights, Airdog II 165, PMF traction bars, PMF drag link, moshimoto aluminum radiator
04hdfatboy is offline  
post #10 of 13 Old 06-16-2011, 02:05 PM
Compression Ignition Addict
 
smotrs's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: Covina, Ca.
Posts: 2,709
Thanks: 0
Thanked 2 Times in 2 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 1 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Sorry, wasn't on until just now so I didn't see the other questions until now. It should use pretty much the same Antifreeze you use in the radiator.

Shaun

'08 F250 6.4L Lariat 4x4 CC/SRW fully loaded, special ordered
6" Fabtech 2.25 dual shock lift w/18" AR wheels, 35" Toyo AT's
Avic-Z2 Nav/Stereo w/iPod, Bluetooth, XM NavTraffic
(2) Rear headrest mnt DVD entertainment systems
Line-X bedliner
Banks CAI, Dual Exhaust, Six-Gun, Speed Brake & iQ (test vehicle)
Bushwacker Fender Flares
Ravelco Anti Theft Device

Quote:
Originally Posted by Rick Santorum
We went into a recession in 2008 because of gasoline prices.
smotrs is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Ford Powerstroke Diesel Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in









Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome