Checking anti-freeze

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anthony2
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Checking anti-freeze

Postby anthony2 » Thu Jan 09, 2014 7:19 pm

Syphon off some radiator water and put it in the freezer, as a check ,if your in doubt of it's strenth.

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Re: Checking anti-freeze

Postby samuria » Thu Jan 09, 2014 11:37 pm

easier just to dip a cotton bud in top of
rad... then in the freezer :wink:

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Re: Checking anti-freeze

Postby MarkyB » Fri Jan 10, 2014 8:10 am

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/ANTI-FREEZE-T ... 35cddc3ab0

One of these should give an idea of the level of protection you have.

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Re: Checking anti-freeze

Postby TFM150K » Sun Jan 12, 2014 10:14 pm

I wish somebody would invent antifreeze for humans - frost here didn't go 'til lunchtime!
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Re: Checking anti-freeze

Postby bmcecosse » Sun Jan 12, 2014 11:34 pm

It was invented many years ago in Ecosseland......Malt Whisky!!
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Re: Checking anti-freeze

Postby lambrettalad » Sun Jan 12, 2014 11:41 pm

Roy
did you intend to say Ireland? :wink:
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Re: Checking anti-freeze

Postby samuria » Sun Jan 12, 2014 11:53 pm

lambrettalad wrote:Roy
did you intend to say Ireland? :wink:
:lol: :lol: :lol:

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Re: Checking anti-freeze

Postby mowbotman » Sun Jun 06, 2021 1:03 pm

Does anyone use waterless coolant and if not why

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Re: Checking anti-freeze

Postby panky » Sun Jun 06, 2021 2:34 pm

I've never seen the point of it. If you've got an over heating problem it's an engine issue or the cooling system at fault - not the type of coolant.

Have a read of this

https://www.norosion.com/evanstest.htm
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Re: Checking anti-freeze

Postby jagnut66 » Sun Jun 06, 2021 4:30 pm

I usually buy 5 litres of concentrated blue antifreeze (online) and mix it in an empty container 50/50.
Works for me. :D
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Re: Checking anti-freeze

Postby StillGotMy1stCar » Sun Jun 06, 2021 5:45 pm

jagnut66 wrote:
Sun Jun 06, 2021 4:30 pm
I usually buy 5 litres of concentrated blue antifreeze (online) and mix it in an empty container 50/50.
Works for me. :D
Best wishes,
Mike.
Ditto.
50/50 for corrosion protection.

Regards John

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Re: Checking anti-freeze

Postby liammonty » Fri Jun 11, 2021 2:42 pm

mowbotman wrote:
Sun Jun 06, 2021 1:03 pm
Does anyone use waterless coolant and if not why
Surely you'd get more answers if you said 'and if so, why?'?!

I just don't see the point, given the expense. No issues with cooling on any of the Minors I've ever owned, and no issues with corrosion or freezing either using the correct mix of standard anti freeze.


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