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Coolant Flush Question

Going to flush the coolant today and add the Cat ELC. All the write up say to flush with 20 or so gallons of distilled water. Is there any difference in using Reverse Osmosis water? I can get the RO water free down the street at the local water treatment plant. Also could save some $$ for other mods. Thanks

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id say water is water lmao there is prob less particals in red water vs osmosis though
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Going to flush the coolant today and add the Cat ELC. All the write up say to flush with 20 or so gallons of distilled water. Is there any difference in using Reverse Osmosis water? I can get the RO water free down the street at the local water treatment plant. Also could save some $$ for other mods. Thanks
The RO water is the same or better.

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For the rinse cycles any clean water is fine, but the last rinse should be distilled. Then add coolant.

Just a Q for ya.... what are ya doin with your coolant, lol. I want to do my truck, but I don't have any (legal) disposal centers that will take it.

I have a S#!T tone of WMO, too, ugh.
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i belive pep boys will take fluid i know they take oil
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I don't have Pep Boys anywhere near me. Most of the stores that will take it here will only take it back in with a recipt in the purchased bottles. I don't have enough room for a million jugs kicking around, so it's all in 5gal buckets. And some of it is NOT clean, if ya know what I mean. I need to find a big station somewhere and make a trip out of it... or someone with a liscense.
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yeah that does suck um do u aheva dump buy u
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For the rinse cycles any clean water is fine, but the last rinse should be distilled. Then add coolant.

Just a Q for ya.... what are ya doin with your coolant, lol. I want to do my truck, but I don't have any (legal) disposal centers that will take it.

I have a S#!T tone of WMO, too, ugh.
Would like to put it in small bowls around my subdivision as a special treat for all the neighborhood cats but the wife is making me take it to our towns recycle center

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yeah that does suck um do u aheva dump buy u
Yeah, but the won't take Haz/Liq. There is only a few who do in the area, but you must be a registered resident to dump there. I checked the state website for dump spots, only ones were the few dumps that to take it, lol.

I'm tempted to buy a junk barrel and a junk burner and just burn it off. Horay for the EPA, lol! Maybe I'll do that for earth day.
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hell yeah i hear ya i have heard of peopel switching to that cat fluid is it really any better
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