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Question guys....i just replaced the radiator in my 08 F250 (wishing i would have read about that issue before purchasing the truck but oh well) ... i still have to take it in to have the water pump and t-stat replaced. to save money on coolant i plan on just putting water in it to get it up to the shop since he has to drain it anyway...to do this can i just fill the radiator at the top hose or do i actually have to get the rad vac tool and fill it that way??

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Just fill it through the degas bottle. Run it for a bit and just keep adding accordingly. Also I would probably use distilled water as opposed to tap water. This is how I did it a couple times now.

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SINISTER EGR/COOLER DELETE
6000K BEAMERS HID HEAD & FOGLIGHTS
KMC XD WHEELS W/NITTO TRAIL GRAPPLERS
2.5" LEVELING KIT
DIESELSITE COOLANT FILTER
ROTELLA EC-1 RATED COOLANT
5" DP BACK FLO-PRO EXHAUST
FLO-PRO CAC PIPE & INTAKE ELBOW
CCV MOD
AIR LIFT 5000LB AIR BAGS W/ONBOARD COMPRESSOR
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aweomse!! thanks man saved me time and money haha
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aweomse!! thanks man saved me time and money haha
No problem!

08 F350 JOB 1
H&S MINI MAXX HD300 W/S1M
SINISTER EGR/COOLER DELETE
6000K BEAMERS HID HEAD & FOGLIGHTS
KMC XD WHEELS W/NITTO TRAIL GRAPPLERS
2.5" LEVELING KIT
DIESELSITE COOLANT FILTER
ROTELLA EC-1 RATED COOLANT
5" DP BACK FLO-PRO EXHAUST
FLO-PRO CAC PIPE & INTAKE ELBOW
CCV MOD
AIR LIFT 5000LB AIR BAGS W/ONBOARD COMPRESSOR
AFE CAI
PMF TRACTION BARS
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