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Old 07-27-2013, 10:16 AM
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Default How may gallons to fill up the radiator?

So I'll be replacing my radiator next week. I need to know how many gallons it takes to fill it up.
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Old 07-27-2013, 10:55 AM
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Buy 2 gallons of concentrate antifreeze that will give you 4 gallons mixed ...the whole system will drain and you need to refill it/burp it

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Old 07-27-2013, 02:03 PM
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i usually get 50/50 pre-mixed to avoid the extra trip to get distilled water - but if you use concentrate, do not use water out of your tap.
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Old 07-27-2013, 02:15 PM
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buy 50/50 pre-mixed stuff or the concentrated stuff what every you perfer

1.5 gallons total capacity including filling the reserve
edit: That is for 4 banger my bad
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Old 07-28-2013, 10:00 AM
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1 says it holds 4 gallons and another says it holds 1.5 gallons. wtf
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Old 07-28-2013, 10:02 AM
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1 says it holds 4 gallons and another says it holds 1.5 gallons. wtf
Haven't you ever heard of having extra? And spare incase you blow a hose/get A leak? Obviously not

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Old 07-28-2013, 10:04 AM
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Default Re: How may gallons to fill up the radiator?

http://www.fordrangerforum.com/frf/manuals/1999.pdf
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oddly, the 3.0's cooling system/radiator held more coolant than the 4.0's.
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Haven't you ever heard of having extra? And spare incase you blow a hose/get A leak? Obviously not

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Old 07-28-2013, 10:22 AM
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http://www.fordrangerforum.com/frf/manuals/1999.pdf
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oddly, the 3.0's cooling system/radiator held more coolant than the 4.0's.
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