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Coolant type

Seems everyone says to get coolant that is cat ec-1 rated, but most guys seem to run the delo ELC. Why not run the cat. Is it ok for the 6.0 or is the Delo better
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You can run any ELC that is CAT-1 approved. I think I ran the cat stuff? Either that or Shell. I forget what went into mine.

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I went to napa and got Zerex Cat-1 rated ELC..

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thanks for the info. I'll run the cat coolant cause it is the cheapest here
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My local Kenworth dealership told me every coolant is exactly the same except for the color. Its made in the same plant and then sold with different labels. Haha. I didn't buy anything from them, I went to the CAT dealer. I can see a difference in the CAT concentrate vs other brands. It almost looks thicker.

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