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Old 02-16-2007, 09:38 AM   eBay Motors  #1 (permalink)
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Blows coolant out the degas bottle

Hey guys i have an 01 LB7 and it keeps blowing the coolant out of the degas bottle. I'm thinkin it might be the head gaskets but i was wondering if anyone had an idea
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Old 02-16-2007, 02:47 PM   eBay Motors  #2 (permalink)
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How many miles? Dose it have any modifications to it? Sounds like a head gasket but not sure yet!
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Old 02-16-2007, 02:55 PM   eBay Motors  #3 (permalink)
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ya, head gaskets is a good bet... the first gen was NOTORIOUS for blown head gaskets.... are you under 100K still??
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Old 02-16-2007, 04:34 PM   eBay Motors  #4 (permalink)
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Yea i got 98000 on it but none of the dealers around here will warrenty it because it past the 5 year mark
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Old 02-16-2007, 04:39 PM   eBay Motors  #5 (permalink)
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It has a banks six gun tuner on it. i am pretty sure i blew the head gasket when i had it turned up to level 6
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Old 02-16-2007, 04:48 PM   eBay Motors  #6 (permalink)
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I see your in MI Give Eric a callis is rather good at working on dmax engines!!
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Old 02-16-2007, 05:06 PM   eBay Motors  #7 (permalink)
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Will do thanks do u know if any specialty tools are need for those or not? I have done pretty much everything on 7.3 and 6.0L at work and just didnt know if any special tools are needed like they are for them
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Old 02-16-2007, 07:33 PM   eBay Motors  #8 (permalink)
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good luck with that!!
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Old 02-17-2007, 05:13 AM   eBay Motors  #9 (permalink)
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No special tool that i know of but i do know it takes something like 20 hours to do a set of head gaskets!
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Old 02-17-2007, 08:03 AM   eBay Motors  #10 (permalink)
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see what the Chilton manual says about that one haha.. I'm not sure I would tackle the head gasket replacement on my own... but to my knowledge, no special tools required...
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