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Old 09-25-2002, 19:48   #1 (permalink)
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Cooling system capacity

Does anyone know the cooling system capacity of an EA Falcon? ( in litres ) Just about to do a system flush and want to know how much coolant concentrate I will need to buy...

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Old 09-25-2002, 22:31   #2 (permalink)
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From memory it is 7.5 litres, but I'd double check that.

When I bought my Nulon coolant, it actually stated the amount for the EA and many other cars on the back label, so it would be worth double checking.
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Old 09-26-2002, 00:12   #3 (permalink)
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No the EA cooling system is about 12 Litres.

It's meant to be 15L, but I couldn't fit that much water in... maybe after you bleed all the air out of it good it will come up to 15L.
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ok thanks.....I will check the back of the Coolant, if it doesnt say I'll ask the guy...I'm sure they will know
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ok thanks.....I will check the back of the Coolant, if it doesnt say I'll ask the guy...I'm sure they will know
Glad to see people listen to me :|

I've filled my car using 5 Litre bottles from dead dry to when it's full, and I used 2 1/2 bottles. The amount Jack said is for the mixing ratio's for the coolant... 7.5 Litres Nulon Coolant with 7.5 Litres of water for a 50/50 ratio as the cooling system is meant to be 15 Litres total.
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What's so good about this Nulon coolant? Is is better than the Ford recommended stuff? I'm due for a coolant change soon, so I'm looking around for some decent stuff.

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"Nulon" is one of the "pure coolants" you can buy for your car, instead of the watered down pre-mixed stuff. It's 100% pure so you can make your own mixture up, usually a 50/50 coolant to water ratio is the best.

You can also get Castrol pure coolant and Tectalloy but the castrol is very expensive and some people say the Tectalloy is a bit dodgy.
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My EB Manual says 15 litres for the 6.
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Yep thanks for the correction donuts2001.
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