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Coolant?

Anyone run anything other than Ford coolant? Changing my hoses and stats and wondering if i can pickup something at AZ or another parts store that will work fine it would be a bit more convienent?
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I'd go to a cat dealership and pick up some CAT ELC… really anything ELC is better than that crap Ford gold stuff.

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Lots of threads on this.
Napa carries Zerex. Oreilly's has Peak Final Charge, which is what I use.


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There is a Napa close i guess Zerex it is! How many Gal's do the 6.4's need? Got to stop tomorrow and get a crap load of distilled water for the flush!
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That is the PN you want. Concentrate coolant.


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Total coolant capacity in the 6.4 is just a touch under 33 qts...YES...over 8 gallons. All but two quarts is for the main cooling system with those two quarts going in the fuel cooler.

So that means since you want a 50/50 mix, you need to add 4gals of concentrate to after your final distilled water drain.


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Ok that works! Is there a coolant filter on the 6.4?
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I didn't think so but i thought i seen someone mention one must have been a Sinister!
Thanks for the info. guys!
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