Maiden Maintenance Voyage on 6.0

Discussion in '6.0L PowerStroke Engine & Drivetrain' started by Roadie, Nov 27, 2011.

  1. DaveBen

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    The source of the leak will be the most forward due to the wind.

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    You need to thoroughly degrease the intercooler pipes and connections with brake cleaner. A connection with any oil on will blow off eventually. I'm not sure about how you are explaining the retaining ring. I know I used them on my old 6.0 with no problems. I'd either check with DieselSite, or post some pictures up :sweet
     
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    Thanks, if you were to describe their use in ur own words, how did you mount the rings. I'll compare to my mounting. I've written dieselsite and awaiting a response.
     
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    Yesterday I got the Amsoil By-Pass filtration unit installed. Today I am thinking about installing the coolant filtration system. As soon as I get the initial "buy" list done, I'll close this thread and work on my next truck projects. For my maiden voyage, I still have a radiator flush to do, transmission flush and new filters, plus new DieselSite Tranny filter install, fuel pressure regulator upgrade, new thermostat plus quickdrain plug for radiator.
     
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    Those Ranchos are not Ranchos, but Ford shocks with the Rancho name printed on them. Bilsteins are the way to go, but that's just my humble opinion, the Monroes are a good choice as well. Remember batteries not included, YMMV Member FDIC. ;tu
     
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    lil' slow going, but installed the DieselSite Coolant Filtration system yesterday. I'm thinking Imma give it a rest until Spring now. Maybe get the Edge Insight in the next few months. Come spring, I'll do the transmission fluid swap and Dieselsite transmission filter install.
     
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    Roadie , i ordered mine yesterday . with these 60* days i figure why waste them .
    what was the degree of difficulty on the coolant bypass install ?

    havent been on site in a while , how yall doin ?
     

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