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Marv (Pop) has ya covered, Mike. And thanks for the reps!

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not sure exactly what I am looking at here Clay. Please enlighten.
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The red on the end is Red ELC mix with the loctite it dissolved. They had just started to push past and it was only on 3 of the 8 cups. But when we pulled them almost all turned in the head and didn't have any loctite left on them.
 
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wow, that would be a bad day... Thanks or the info... (PM Sent)
 
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One thing I haven't seen covered by this thread or I just plain missed; should you run a system flush chemical through these to remove any build up, maybe something like Prestone Super Flush or some thing similar?
 
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The distilled water is supposed to take care of that. I'm no expert on coolant systems, but Gooch is so I'd trust him.

Allow me time to go read up on Prestone Super Flush
 
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Just flush it with distilled water.
 
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One thing I haven't seen covered by this thread or I just plain missed; should you run a system flush chemical through these to remove any build up, maybe something like Prestone Super Flush or some thing similar?
Nope, it's not necessary.

I know the 6.0 guys do when they have fuel contamination in their coolant, but if you're just changing over to a heavy duty ELC, then nah, it's not needed.

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Ok, one more thing and I hope this is a done project for me. Went through the whole process and now I'm down to getting this thing refilled. Is been three days now and I'm still 2 1/2 gallons short of the 8 gallons in the system. Is this truck going to take that long to bleed out or have I done some thing wrong? Is there anything to do other than just drive it and wait? Thanks in advance for the help.
 
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I'm a tad confused (easily done if you ask my wife, LOL). What do you mean you're 2.5 gallons short?

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I'm a tad confused (easily done if you ask my wife, LOL). What do you mean you're 2.5 gallons short?

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