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does anyone use coolant from international?

just wondering if i can get any coolant for my truck from international cause there is a dealer close to me. also if so what coolant are you running and any issues?

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If it has the cat ec-1 rating then it will be fine. I wouldn't put anything in unless it has this rating on the bottle.

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Our internationals at work say Factory Filled with Rotella ELC on the degas bottles.

But yeah, any EC-1 coolant after a proper flush of the Ford Gold will be fine.

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If it has the cat ec-1 rating then it will be fine. I wouldn't put anything in unless it has this rating on the bottle.
Cat is caterpillar brand coolant... Any coolant with the "EC-1" rating is all you need to make sure it has.


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Cat is caterpillar brand coolant... Any coolant with the "EC-1" rating is all you need to make sure it has.


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Yeah I know that but all the coolants with the ec-1 rating that I have seen say meet the requirements of "cat ec-1" so I usually put that when people ask questions about coolant. It just saves the other question that people tend to ask "so any elc coolant will work right?"

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Ah I see.. Just making sure! Some get confused on this topic.


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Ah I see.. Just making sure! Some get confused on this topic.


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Yeah it tends to get a little confusing sometimes. The "elc" seems to be the part that gets confused with "ec-1"

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Exactly!


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I got mine from
International its fleetrite ec-1 rated 600000 miles and its red


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Same for caterpillars ec-1 elc coolant. Man I wish I knew about elc coolant years ago!


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