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Radiator Fluid???
« on: June 17, 2015, 02:51:47 PM »
I'm swapping my radiator out this weekend with a KOYORAD, has anyone had any issues using off the shelf 50/50 radiator fluid like Peak or Prestone? I'm reading some mixed reviews about using OEM vs OTS fluid. I'm not sure if it really applies with an aftermarket radiator.

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Re: Radiator Fluid???
« Reply #1 on: June 17, 2015, 02:56:11 PM »
I haven't had any issues.
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Re: Radiator Fluid???
« Reply #2 on: June 17, 2015, 09:33:02 PM »
Shouldn't have an issue as long as you use the same color as what was in it.
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Re: Radiator Fluid???
« Reply #3 on: June 18, 2015, 11:56:55 AM »
Which reminds me I gotta pick some more up
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Re: Radiator Fluid???
« Reply #4 on: June 22, 2015, 09:29:13 PM »
I used Prestone 50/50 no issues with cooling, it seems thats what was in it when I purchased the X. I saw very little to no signs of scaling inside the old radiator.
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Re: Radiator Fluid???
« Reply #5 on: June 23, 2015, 01:42:44 AM »
I've always used the cheap 50/50, never had any issues. 
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