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Re: Water Wetter?

> Yeah, a fair point about "regular" antifreeze being flammable. BUT, have you
> ever heard of a engine fire resulting from a blown radiator hose with
> regular coolant? 

Of course.  That is how I found out that ethylene glycol was flamable.  It
was on a mailing list, probably wheeltowheel, but I cannot remember all
the details or who the poster was.  I am pretty sure it was a road-racing car.

> There are literally millions of cars out there with regular
> coolant, but it just does not seem to happen. Perhaps the flashpoint of the
> normal coolant/water mix is so high that it won't ignite under normal \
> internal combustion engine extarnal part temperatures? Any know fer sure?
> -glen