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I know this is a almost impossible question to answer for fact so I just ask for your opinon.
I have anywere from a 25-30 degree diff in the delta's:eek:hnoes:. And yes I have ervything at the house to fix it but I dont have the time.....just yet (oct 1 is the big tear down). So I need the truck for just a couple times a week until then, 10 miles unloaded, into town will sit for 1.5 hours then back home:please:. Question-How bad am I pressing my luck? Thanks in advance.J
 

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Wow 59 batters up to bat and not one swing at it?
 

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For what it's worth, my max delta is 14degrees. It takes almost 20 miles of highway speed to reach that delta. Yours is almost twice what mine is. I don't know that you can draw a direct correlation with that info, but if you are only driving 10 miles a couple of times a week until your project date, my OPINION, not advice, is that you would probably be ok.
 

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I think you'll be ok. Guys who tow heavy on long trips can reach eots as much as 240*, though their ects get higher as well.
 

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50/50, so far....thanks guys. Anybody else?
 

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I have been commuting 103 miles a day in California 90*to 100* heat this whole summer with deltas 30* +++ just got new oil and e.g.r. coolers with week put in.
 

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HG coming soon for ^^this guy if you continue...

Did you flush your system or install a bpd egr cooler???



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I am in the same boat, speaking of boats have to use it to bring in the boat in three weeks for winter. Our lake, nothern WI is about 6' low on water after 5 years of drought up their, we have about 30' of adiditional beach. 6' low times 1000 acres is lot of water.
Have everything I need but time.
 

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If you are going to continue to drive your truck with deltas that high i would keep a real close eye on your coolant level. Once the coolant is gone you can kiss your head gaskets goodbye.
 

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The HG will blow even before the coolant is gone! Coolant in cylinders means lifted HG.



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Okay, thanks guys I roll the dice and just keep a eye on it!
 

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my truck has barely reached operating temps after only 10 miles. If I were in your position I'd just drive it
 

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my truck has barely reached operating temps after only 10 miles. If I were in your position I'd just drive it


Thanks for giving your opinion which could cost someone 4-8k in damage... how well do you know these engines?

Looking at what you posted seems like not so well so I'm sorry but when someone needs an educated opinion... don't say things that could be disastrous to their wallet!!!



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my truck has barely reached operating temps after only 10 miles. If I were in your position I'd just drive it
I got to thinking about that and I did notice that the #'s dont concern me until the drive home.( thats something else Ive noticed about this truck is it does seem to hole onto heat/warmth for a long time when shut down, compared to say the wifes Suburban or my work F-250...) not good not bad just noticed.:tard:
 

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Are your guys' coolant temps getting up to 190*???



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Coolant temps are going 190-200
 
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