Antifreeze

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  1. delbert

    delbert Read Only Funster

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    I have an 8.1 Chevy Vortec what antifreeze should you use, just need to top it up
     
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    cant see it making any difference as long as it has corrosion inhibitors and suitable for ally engines (assuming yours has some ally componants), which most anti-freeze is.
     
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    If you can drink it you can put it in your radiator, after all Ive never frozen.

    Jim

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    but you have gone blind :Cool::Eeek:
     
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    Think you are thinking of that German wine of a few years ago:Rofl1:
     
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    Leaving MadBlue and PJ (2 of my favourite correspondents, or should that be co-respondents?) to fight about the quality of sundry alcohols, may I point out that Chevy owners have difficulty in Europe since all anti-freeze here is sold in litres, whereas you need gallons, and US ones at that.

    Best of luck finding such products.
     
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    oh dear......the only place to get US gallons is yankland.

    now that will work out expensive for a return flight for a bit of antifreeze.

    you could make it worthwhile by bringing some fuel back 'cos your petrol tanks in US gallons as well

    :Rofl1::Rofl1:
     
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    That will be Brandy then :Laughing:
     
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    Dont need US gallons as I run on LPG, only use about 5 gallons a year if unlucky most of that is on the genny :thumb:
     
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    Hi Del or Bert:Doh:
    I assume you have the dayglow green stuff in at the mo
    if you want to stay green Comma do one called xstream green that will do the job
    And you were right to ask, if its a pinky red colour you could be on the new oats type,
    anyone who thinks antifreeze is antifreeze is going to make a costly mistake very soon:Eeek:
    Geo
     
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    whats the difference Geo ????
     
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    Was that anti freeze :Rofl1::Rofl1:
     
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    Google it john
    Oats Antifreeze
    Its a motor trade night mare:Eeek:
     
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    looks scary Geo.

    softening GM plastic manifolds, eating gaskets etc.
     
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    anti freeze

    if the antifreeze is pink in colour, it's GM dex-cool, only mix this with de-ionised or distilled water don't use tap water, the chemicals in tap water will cause extra corosion within the cooling sytem(as there are many different types of metal within these engines). It's available from west midland american vehicles 01902 798840
    Dunc.
     
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    Toooooooooo late. :Doh:

    Olley
     
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    Maybe just in time to join the huge litigation against dexcool though:Doh:
     

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