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Hey guys, thinking of adding coolant filter kit? which is best one to use and cost?? Also do you need to bleed air out of system after install and what is best way to do that? Thanks... JOIN NOW TO REMOVE TRACER

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Old 04-16-2012, 07:46 PM
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Hey guys, thinking of adding coolant filter kit? which is best one to use and cost??

Also do you need to bleed air out of system after install and what is best way to do that?

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Old 04-16-2012, 07:50 PM
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i went with the sinister kit. i just topped it off with coolant and it was good to go.
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i just got the same filter kit waiting for it to come in .. have you changed the filter out and cut open to see what its getting if any?
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I bought the Diesel Site Coolant filter Kit

Installation was easy and straight forward

Yes i cut mine open after one year

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Then i changed the filter again flushed the system with distilled water and used CAT 1 antifreeze

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You went a year on the first one? Don't they say like 1000 miles for the first change? You can tell when they need changing just by feeling the aluminum filter head. If it's really hot, coolant is flowing through it, if it's just warm from heat under the hood and not really hot, nothing is flowing and it needs changing. I use the dieselsite setup too. They're the same thing, just pick which colors you like best.

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i went one year

if you grab a flash light and take the cap of the coolant over flow bottle you can see the coolant go back to the bottle

and the alum filter housing was hot...so i know there is flow

Based on the pics these filters work

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I just installed mine along with egr delete and new oil cooler , all i can say is i hope it works
Cause when i took out the oil cooler that thing was plugged on one side of water inlet
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They work very well guys!

I'm amazed you made it a year on that filter, nice! Must have been pretty clean inside. Had you done a flush or anything previous?
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Old 04-30-2012, 07:18 AM
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They work very well guys!

I'm amazed you made it a year on that filter, nice! Must have been pretty clean inside. Had you done a flush or anything previous?
it must have been flushed prior to me owning the truck

I recently installed the oil by pass filter using Amsoil Filter with nu sports kit from California
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