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Old 11-05-2005, 22:07   #1 (permalink)
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Flushing Radiator Coolant on AUIII

Do you guys use a 50/50 mix of coolant when you refill the coolant?

How much should I use? 5litres of coolant concentrate and 5 litres of water?

and Do you guys use tap water or demineralised bottled water?

Any answers would be greatly appreciated..

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Depends on the coolant you are using, follow the instructions on the bottle.

PS an AU cooling system holds 16 litres.
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I'd piss in my coolant before I put tap water in it.
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you'd piss in your coolant?
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you'd piss in your coolant?
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Probly make my XF ute run better....
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Re: Flushing Radiator Coolant on AUIII

You guys know how to get the lower hose off? I've been trying to get to it from the engine bay, but it seems next to impossible. I need the hands of one those lil Asian kids who make my runners to do it..

I was thinking of removing the front bar, but then I thought "Would a Ford dealer do this?".. So I didn't..

BTW, I bought Nulon Long life. It says go either 50/50 or 33/67.. Either one.. I'm not sure which one I should choose..

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Try removing the fans.
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Don't use tap water unless you are aiming to blow a head gasket of your alloy head(s). Go the greater concentration of coolant. It doesn't hurt.
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Probly make my XF ute run better....

i'd try taking a piss in the fuel tank first!lol
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i'd try taking a piss in the fuel tank first!lol

Nah, dunno mate..... 100% ethanol might hurt the fuel system
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