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When doing coolant flush, distilled water from grocery store ok to use?

Probably a dumb question, but I am new to diesels and dont want to fudge it up..
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Distilled water is distilled water friend
Kinda figured that but I dont wanna mess it up.. I didnt realize I was getting into so much stuff when I bought a 6.0.... Kinda wish I would have looked for a 7.3 Excursion.

Just trying to minimize the "down the road" repairs...
I guess I will go clean Kroger out of their distilled water..
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Kinda figured that but I dont wanna mess it up.. I didnt realize I was getting into so much stuff when I bought a 6.0....Kinda wish I would have looked for a 7.3 Excursion.

Just trying to minimize the "down the road" repairs...
I guess I will go clean Kroger out of their distilled water..



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What are you guys doing with the flushed coolant? How are you capturing it?


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What are you guys doing with the flushed coolant? How are you capturing it?
bucket....
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What are you guys doing with the flushed coolant? How are you capturing it?
A 4 or 5 gal. bucket (spackle, paint, etc) works perfect.

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And where do you dump it?


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And where do you dump it?
If you have a barrel to use then you could bring it to a recycling center. Otherwise, the street/woods/brush it is.

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