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It is time for me to flush my coolant, just curious what you guys are putting in the 6.4L?
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this is what i used.
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I use the Ford Motorcraft Premium Gold. Be careful which coolants you use as they can cause the cooling system, metals, seals and gaskets to corrode.

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the cat rated coolant is safe for our engines. It is what international uses. If you switch tho i would recommend a chemical flushing to get rid of the old coolant.

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How many gallons do I need? Where can I get the motorcraft brand? Any Ford Dealer?
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you will need 4 gallons. You can get the ford coolant at any dealer or you can get the G-05 coolant from any auto parts store. Its the same as the ford gold. Also use distilled water. It would probably be a good idea to flush with VC9. I did and there was a bunch of stuff in the cooling system.

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