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Temps Normal?

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Yesterday I was hauling between 19000-20000lb squash on I'm guessing a gooseneck that weighs 5000 and my truck weighs 7500lb totaling around 32500lb gross while running 35" tires. I did the message center trick and my coolant temp never rose over 111 degrees which seems kinda cool for a diesel compared to tractors and other equipment I run. I was loading the truck heavily up some hills and it would only hold about 45-50 WOT. Just wondering how the coolant temp relates to the engine temps and make sure everything was in check. ambient air temp around 98 degrees.

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What is the "message center trick" that you are talking about? /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/shrug.gif

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It's a 05 thing. If your truck is a 05, check your owner's manual.
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