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Old 07-14-2011, 08:37 PM
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coolant help

Where an what kind of coolant to use i need to top mine off
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Old 07-14-2011, 09:06 PM
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If your truck is the one in your avatar then id say either flush real good and run cat elc, or top off with distilled water and gold stuff til you get a chance to switch.
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Old 07-15-2011, 04:27 AM
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Why if u don't mind me asking an what is cat elc ?
Just bought the truck important.new to.this diesel stuff
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Old 07-15-2011, 05:11 AM
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Extended Life Coolant made by Cat. Noticing more and more guys saying to use it. Think of switching myself. Cheers
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Old 07-15-2011, 05:27 AM
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Where are they buying it from is it a must change or i can keep was n there an just add to it
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Where are they buying it from is it a must change or i can keep was n there an just add to it
From what I understand, DO NOT MIX the coolants. You have to do a system flush then add the Cat coolant. As stated above just use distilled water and the gold coolant if you are just wanting to top up for now.
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Old 07-15-2011, 02:46 PM
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Where are they buying it from is it a must change or i can keep was n there an just add to it

I get it from the caterpillar dealer. There are plenty of people out there that have ran gold for hundreds of thousands of miles and its been fine. It's a matter of preference I suppose. Search for threads here about elc coolant and you can make your own choice after reading.
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put motorcraft premium gold in it mixed 50/50 with distilled water, that's what's in it now


are you losing coolant by the way?
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