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I'm getting ready to order a coolant filter and was wondering which one I should get.:dunno: Is there a difference between the two? Is one better than the other? I like the way the Sinister looks. Just looking for opinions.
 

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I like the look of the Sinister, but I have heard they leak. I think the bracket on the Dieselsite is a piece of crap. So I bought the Dieselsite because I can fab my own bracket later on and not have to worry about the leaks.
 

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I have a Sinister,, Works like a champ..No leaks, looks cool. Either one you cant go wrong (just get it on your truck!)
 

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sinister. 5k on it and no leaks so far. with them bad a$$ hose clamps and fittings they give you. i dont know how it would ever leak:dunno:

 

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I just put 2 of the Sinister kits on...easy install,great looking and no leaks
 

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If you ever do the oil bypass, you will probably need to relocate one or the other, because most want to use the same space in the engine compartment. I already had the oil bypass on, and the dieselsite kit was easy to relocate because the hoses didn't have crimped-on connectors.
 

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I like both actually but ascetically Sinister is nicer in my opinion.
 

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Just ordered the Sinister myself. Bracket looked much better and if the hoses leak I'll make my own. The Sinsiter came with the shut off valves as well, diesel site they were an $18.00 option.
 

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I've been running the Sinister kit for about a year now. I did have a leak at first but a little pipe dope fixed it. Love the looks of it and I am very satisfied with it.
 

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I have the sinister kit, leaked at first. Didnt even call them though, if you can install this but cant find someway to fix this leak thats sorta sad. Looks good works great! Cut open your first filter! It will justify every dollar!
 

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Sinister working great here. No leaks and looks good too.
 

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What part is it the leaks on the Sinister. Is it a hose coupling or is it the filter base?
 

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Mine leaked where the hoses threaded into the ball valves. Added a little pipe dope problem solved.
 

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I prefer a more stock appearance under the hood over the blue blingie stuff.

Using a baldwin base and a home brewed mount with proper cooling hose, I have about 70 bucks into it.
 

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Sinister. :thumb:
 

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If you ever do the oil bypass, you will probably need to relocate one or the other, because most want to use the same space in the engine compartment. I already had the oil bypass on, and the dieselsite kit was easy to relocate because the hoses didn't have crimped-on connectors.
Does anyone make a kit designed to hold both a oil and a coolant in the same location? It looks like there might be enough room in there, if it was designed right?
 
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