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Old 02-06-2011, 01:15 PM

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coolant flush off the wall question

I have a good friend who works in the food prosessing industry, and has white vinegar at his diposal. We drank a couple of beers and he wondered if I could flush my radiator system with white vinegar (55 gal for free) and achieve the same results . I know it's off the wall ,,,but what the hell gotta ask the experts?????? What do you think????? Thanks POOP
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Old 02-06-2011, 01:21 PM
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Try it out and then let us know.

Actually, please don't. Not that I think it won't work, just that I'd hate to see you ruin your water pump with something that's as corrosive as vinegar. It's difficult to get every last drop of tap water/Restore out of your system (just did it last night) but it's a necessary evil. Whether you do it right and use Restore Plus/VC-9+Restore, the most expensive part of the whole thing will still be the 3.5 gallons of concentrate you'll need to buy so if saving a buck is what you're going after, I'd probably look elsewhere. My $.02
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Old 02-06-2011, 02:55 PM
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Yeah, save the vinegar and make some pickles or something. I used VC-9 and restore.
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