pentosin coolant

Phil Rose pjrose at
Wed Aug 21 00:32:29 EDT 2002

At 8:54 PM -0400 8/20/02, Brett Dikeman wrote:
>At 7:52 PM -0400 8/20/02, Phil Rose wrote:
>>Your use a 1:2  glycol/water dilution (instead of 1:1) is more than
>>a "possible factor"
>Actually- I just looked, I didn't do 1:2.  Its actually 2:3- not a
>huge difference, really...

What we have here appears to be a moving target! :-)

>>. Now your coolant contains a larger proportion of the higher
>>heat-capacity component, i.e., water.

>I took high school chemistry too, Phil :-)  My humble opinion is
>that I don't think the heat capacity of the media is the only factor

OK. Let me know when you stop changing equipment and materials. Was
there _anything_ besides the tires that you kept constant in your
comparison of coolant efficiency? :-)

>   Besides, lets argue about it at Watkins(you ARE coming, aren't
>you? I mean hell, its practically your backyard :-)

Sorry to say I'm not registered. But yes we're fairly close to the
Glen; in fact yesterday afternoon my wife and I drove down there and
had lunch. Pretty quiet around town except for a  Mustang here and
there (Shelby Club event this week). Have fun, and keep away from
that styrofoam.


Phil Rose
Rochester, NY
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