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Re: Coolant for 5kTQ???

Hairy green toads from Mars made R. D. Zande & Assoc. say:

> >  I am probably going to flush out the radiator this weekend, and replace
> >the lower radiator hose, so I need to get some new coolant.  I was thinking
> >of getting the Autobahn OEM coolant from the dealer, but then I thought that
> >maybee y'all would know of a better product that would also be cheaper.
> >
> >  As far as I know, tho coolant just has to be Phosphate Free, right?  I
> >heard some people reccomend Sierra.  What about Zerex?  How good are these pr
> >oducts....as compared to the Autobahn coolant?  I do not live in an area that
> >has harsh winters....but, it get's very hot here during the summer.
> >
> >          Any advice is appreciated.  TIA.
> >
> >                                                        Later,
> >                                                        Dan
> >
> I you are having to deal with a lot of heat, I would recommend (regardless
> of which coolant you choose) finding your local RedLine dealer and
> purchasing a bottle of Water Wetter.  I use it along with Sierra coolant and
> it keeps the cooling system VERY efficient.  I'm not sure how much it costs
> as I was given the bottle I used.  

I have a bottle. It costs about $5, and goes a long way. I haven't
tried it out yet, though. Winter is here, and I don't have problems
with heat then. During the summer, I do; the last 2 miles to work
is grid-locked lights, and my water temp goes way up. I figured that
for $5, I'd give it a try.


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