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Old 04-09-2012, 07:05 PM
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Johnnyg. i`m new to this and need help, have a 2005 6.0 and my TOW HAUL is on ,will not turn off .
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Finished with installing new oil cooler, egr delete, new fuel filters, oil filter, new coolant, new oil and a ton of new o rings just for my peace of mind. Took almost 2 hours getting the up-pipe sealed with no leaks but it runs like a champ now and the weather was perfect for it!! Next week it's a coolant filter and changing transmission oil and filter. It'll be like a new truck.
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Old 04-09-2012, 08:06 PM
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feels good doesn't it timmytoes!
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Stored mine for the winter & it fired right up today so I took it for a blast down the highway, I love my truck, Gig
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feels good doesn't it timmytoes!
It really does. I usually take it someonewhere to have that sort of stuff done but after starting it up and driving off for a test drive, it felt good knowing I did all that work. (with the help of the guys here on FTE of course) I LOVE this forum.
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Today I let a friend drive it down the street and realized how much louder the exhaust is from the outside. Also rode home in the back seat and felt like I was in a limo, there's a ton of room back there.
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installed a Banks High-Ram intake elbow w/new intercooler pipes & a Sinister Coolant Filter kit

Note: Truck also has a Edge CS programmer, S&B Cold-Air intake & MBRP Dual Exhaust system

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WOW, great looking truck, its a bit like mine, Ger
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installed a Banks High-Ram intake elbow w/new intercooler pipes & a Sinister Coolant Filter kit

Note: Truck also has a Edge CS programmer, S&B Cold-Air intake & MBRP Dual Exhaust system

Did you notice any difference at all with the Banks elbow?
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I installed a coolant filter after getting my truck back last week with new heads, ARP's, EGR delete, oil cooler, and tuned.

The amount of grit in that upper coolant hose that you have to spice into by the oil filter was unbelievable to me. For those without a coolant filter I highly recommend one. I can see how people are replacing coolers over and over.

For $120 and less than 10 min of work, its a good investment
I installed my coolant filter 2 years ago & have never had to change the filter as it has never plugged (stays hot-they go cold when plugged up). Just shows you that not everyone has the same issues. Of course I bought 4 extra filters that I will probably never need
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wow wulfman diesel is 4.45 here
Close to $6 a gallon up here in BC
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Did you notice any difference at all with the Banks elbow?
Well ive only driven it the once since install & i could not tell if theres any additional power feel BUT i will say this B4 i put the elbow/pipe on i could easily get my EGT alarm to come on (set @ 1350) while on Level 3, throttled down / pickin up mad speed on highway & after install (driving the same way) i seemed to have shaved off appx. 150-200 degrees....
Does that make sense (maybe air flows to intercooler that much better)
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Whatever brings the EGTs down, thats the main thing.........
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