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^couldn't agree more. I have only ran 1 tank though my truck so i cant comment on it yet. I will be going on a 5 hour trip and will be able to get some highway numbers as far as gas mileage goes next weekend
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Do you need to reset your fan settings with the Predator? And if so, what do you adjust it to?
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If you have a tuner and can adjust you fan settings and have removed your mechanical fan, you should adjust them lower yes. I'm not sure on the settings, I'd say slightly above the tstat temp, say 185 or so?
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I havent adjusted my fan yet. Im not taking my mech. Fan off either. I dont think its nec. Unless it is removed, thats just my 2 cents though. Correct me if im wrong some1
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If you installed a 180 tstat and are adjusting your efan settings to come on at a lower temp, it would be wise (not necessary) to remove the mechanical fan. You'd probably pick up some mpg without the mechanical fan. If you then experience issues with running hot (which you shouldn't ) then you could put it back on.
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I meant it's not necc. to adjust the temps unless the mech. fan is takin off sorry
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yeah it's not necessary. In stock form the electric fan only is used with the AC compressor on, or when the engine is starting to overheat (222 deg F is when it kicks on). This is as far as I know anyway...I swear I've heard my fan on around like 206 deg with AC off, but I don't know what my trans temp was.....I'm wondering if it also kicks on at a certain trans temp...
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And just to throw it out there.....

This is the correct coolant that should be used, to prevent further issues down the road!

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Timmy, why not a universal fluid?

All I've ever used is the universal on all my GM's and never had an issue. I had always heard that GM's dexcool or whatever it's called is junk anyway, so felt like it was a good thing to get a way from as well.
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The HOAT isn't dexcool...this is good stuff! You shouldn't mix coolants anyways...use what's in it to prevent problems
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