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Old 11-12-2010, 08:47 PM
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What kinda coolant do you guys use? I noticed mine is getting a little low and figured I should top it off.
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Old 11-12-2010, 09:13 PM
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motorcraft premium gold-$16 a bottle at Ford. Is yours gold or green ?
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Old 11-12-2010, 09:14 PM
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Green
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Old 11-12-2010, 09:23 PM
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The yellow stuff is made to hold up longer. Myself, I can't wait until someone comes up with synthetic anti-freeze so we can all argue futilely about which is better for our trucks and why.
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Old 11-12-2010, 09:24 PM
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I believe for that year you can use yellow or green, dont mix the colors, if you have green stick to green. I suggest the pre-mixed antifreeze. I had mine flushed and filled at a Jiffy lube because I got a good deal and the guarantee it for 100k
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Old 11-13-2010, 06:18 AM
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Sooo any particular type? Or just the green stuff? LOL I'm such a newb at this
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Old 11-13-2010, 06:31 AM
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I would stick with a good brand name if you're just adding to it
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Old 11-13-2010, 06:32 AM
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Prestone?
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Old 11-13-2010, 06:42 AM
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Yah....prestone is good
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Old 11-13-2010, 07:35 AM
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50/50 mix of anti-freeze and water. Do not just pour in straight anti-freeze or straight water. Or buy the pre-mixed and you're fine too. For where you live, 50/50 is fine.
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Old 11-14-2010, 09:36 AM
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and make sure you fill the radiator first when cooled and then the reservoir
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