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post #1 of 21 Old 01-18-2012, 05:41 PM Thread Starter
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Coolant question

I am curious to see what the best coolent for this truck is or what are you guys using? Thanks
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Any brand that says it is Cat EC-1 rated will do. You need 4 gallons of concentrated not the 50/50 premixed stuff. Napa sells Zerex ELC part # ZXED1.

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When you swich over, be sure to do a full chemical flush.

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this is what i used.
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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
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When you swich over, be sure to do a full chemical flush.
YES!!!!!!!!!

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When you swich over, be sure to do a full chemical flush.
I am sorry but what do you mean by switch over? Also what is a chemical flush.. I can't just add coolant?
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if you just want to add coolant you need to put in Ford Gold assuming the truck still has ford gold in it
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if you just want to add coolant you need to put in Ford Gold assuming the truck still has ford gold in it
So basically by switch over he meant flushing the entire coolant? No mixutre of different brands? Will it cause a problem if I add something other than ford gold, not saying I will. Just don't understand
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When you swich over, be sure to do a full chemical flush.
I am sorry but what do you mean by switch over? Also what is a chemical flush.. I can't just add coolant?
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