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racertb

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Re: Bonehead Mistake
« Reply #15 on: July 08, 2018, 10:40:36 PM »
I use green Prestone as well, but found that I never overheat with a 70/30 or 60/40 ratio of water to antifreeze (mostly water).

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Re: Bonehead Mistake
« Reply #16 on: July 08, 2018, 11:00:10 PM »
That's ok for you southern boys ! Up here if your storing in unheated space you will see a few -20 nights . Plus premix has no minerals in the mix water .  ;)

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Re: Bonehead Mistake
« Reply #17 on: July 09, 2018, 03:53:09 PM »
My 2 cents aren't needed, but..  50/50 pre-mixed or diluted by me.  Green ethylene glycol rules.  Change about every 5 years.
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Re: Bonehead Mistake
« Reply #18 on: July 09, 2018, 05:16:34 PM »
Any water soluable oil will work.  There used to be several sources that were labeled as water pump lube but they are getting hard to find.  I usually get mine at NAPA And just ask for water pump lube as the brand they carry seems to change from time to time.  Last time I bought it I got a Prestone brand but they have a similar product at Walmart occaisionally and itmis much cheaper.

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Re: Bonehead Mistake
« Reply #19 on: July 09, 2018, 10:34:53 PM »
Tom:

I should have specified distilled water  :D 

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