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alright i finally got all my parts and am gonna switch over coolant. wanna run the best ELC i can. any opinion on which brand and best place to buy. in have heard CATIPILLAR ELC is best but want real world opinions.

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Anything that has a "caterpillar ec-1" rating. It generally says it on the back of the bottle. I used the brand Zerex.

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Originally Posted by 44magnum View Post
Anything that has a "caterpillar ec-1" rating. It generally says it on the back of the bottle. I used the brand Zerex.
what he said ^^. As long as it has the EC-1 rating it will work. This is what i used.

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