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It has a towing package with extra cooling an i t has a metal like leaking antifreeze that runs through an adapter that goes between the block an ware the oil filter gets hooked up to.can i take that out an remove those lines as we really dont tow much with it other that a car once in awhile

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You can by-pass the oil cooler by disconnecting the 2 hoses and putting a pipe to complete the flow of the coolant. You must complete the passage as it feeds other parts of the cooling system. This will affect the long term life of the motor. Its best to replace the oil cooler.
Good luck.

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