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How is coolant oil based!?!

In message <35B01985.F019BE92@mail.msy.bellsouth.net> nscbarry@mail.msy.bellsouth.net writes:

> Coolant is primarily ethylene glycol, actually an alcohol, the oily texture
> prob. comes from the additives to prevent corrosion, and the like. The
> ethylene glycol is what gives coolant that sickeningly sweet odor you smell
> when you blow a hose, or have some other leak in the system.

Or open a bottle of German wine.  It can also legally be added to ice
cream in Europe.

 Phil Payne
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