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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old May 6th, 2006, 6:09 pm Thread Starter
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Coolant Change

Any opinions as to the brand or mixture for coolant. My K12RS needs to be refreshed. The manual calls for 60/40. I can find auto mixtures at 50/50. Thoughts, comments? Thanks in advance.
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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old May 6th, 2006, 7:43 pm
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you cant find non pre mix?.....just get the bmw coolent...for the amount that you would use wouldnt really be a great cost factor...sounds like you think that coolent is classifide like motor oil...you can buy it premixed at 50 50 and non premix whitch you have to mix yourself....
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It probably doesn't have to have to be 60/40, unless you live in an area of extreme summer/winter temps.

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I mix my own so I know what I'm getting and I don't like paying to have water shipped - it's environmentally unfriendly!

100% Ethylene Glycol with engine protection additives mixed 50/50 with de-ionised water, to which I add a dash of soluble oil. My brand says 50/50 is good for -34 deg C and prevents ice damage down to -50 deg C.

I'm not riding on the moon, so that should be good enough.



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