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post #1 of 11 Old 11-21-2011, 04:23 PM Thread Starter
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Coolant for the 6.4L

Can anybody tell me what kind of coolant the 6.4L takes, the owners manual says Motorcaft Performance Gold, what else is compatible??
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I'm sure theres others but you have to be very careful which kind you use as some are very corrosive in these engines.

I my self am using the Motorcraft.

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There are many threads on this topic already, just trying searching "coolant". Most people will probably be running motorcraft premium gold, or they flushed their system thoroughly and switched to a properly rated long life elc coolant.

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no quero research......quero answer!
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CAT ELC red is better coolant by far.

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how much of a difference does an aftermarket coolant make?
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Get the cat elc ec-1 coolant.
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