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Coolant filter instal question

Got my dfuser coolant filter in the mail yesterday. Can't wait until I get the time to install it! I have a couple of quick questions:

Instead if having to deal with a huge mess when I cut the lines, can I just drain a bit of coolant out of the radiator before I start? If so, how much should I drain?

Second, if I can in fact drain some of the coolant, do I replace with straight coolant or should I add an equal mix of coolant and water?

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If you use a clean container, you can just put it back in.

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Ok. How much should I drain? 2 gallons?


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Yep about two gallons is all you need to drain




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