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Old 05-27-2012, 08:53 AM
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Default How to Flush and Change your Coolant [Video]

Hey guys,

I am new here and figured my first contribution should be a helpful one!

This is a step by step video on how to flush and change your coolant system.


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Old 05-27-2012, 10:04 AM
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Nice informative video. You northerners say "water" in a weird way haha.
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Old 05-27-2012, 10:20 AM
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You northerners say "water" in a weird way haha.
I was thinking the same thing. Wooter.

Just messing with you man it's a good video.

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Old 05-27-2012, 10:20 AM
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Nice informative video. You northerners say "water" in a weird way haha.
lol!

side note: the drain petc0ck is piece-of-crap plastic. it will break if it is old, so be gentle.
also, i paid only $2 for a new one when i broke mine.

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Old 05-27-2012, 10:32 AM
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Add me to the list of people who've broken one.
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Old 05-27-2012, 10:35 AM
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Default Re: How to Flush and Change your Coolant [Video]

the pet what???? lol This was a good video but i would've also shown how to fill it up since many people seem to be clueless there.

BTW, Welcome to FRF. That accent reminds me of the Boston Accent.
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Old 05-27-2012, 11:01 AM
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Default Re: How to Flush and Change your Coolant [Video]

Pe*c*o*c*k shme *c*o*c*k. Just remove the lower hose from radiator and let the water out that way. Could get a little messy but it will go faster and you won't have to worry about breaking anything.
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Old 05-27-2012, 11:05 AM
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Default Re: How to Flush and Change your Coolant [Video]

I do believe them petc0ck spouts are part of planned obsolescence-made to break so you have to buy replacments, for them.

Could connect you a piece of rubber hose at the petc0ck spout, and have it drain into a container below, so you don't have used coolant all over your driveway.
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Old 05-27-2012, 12:03 PM
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the pet what???? lol This was a good video but i would've also shown how to fill it up since many people seem to be clueless there.

BTW, Welcome to FRF. That accent reminds me of the Boston Accent.
pet c0ck lol - no i don't want u to pet my c0ck! lol
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Old 05-27-2012, 01:08 PM
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Default Re: How to Flush and Change your Coolant [Video]

just did this to mine becuase i couldnt figure out why it was running warm, not overheating just fairly warm, found a peice of cardboard in front of the grill....glad it wasnt anything expensive!
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Old 05-29-2012, 05:09 PM
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Default Re: How to Flush and Change your Coolant [Video]

Haha, thanks guys! I am from NY so that's why I say water correctly

I figured adding 10qts of coolant was easy enough but I guess you are right in showing it. Just makes it easier on the brain!

Thanks again!
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Old 05-29-2012, 05:34 PM
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Default Re: How to Flush and Change your Coolant [Video]

Great video. I can't remember if you said a 50/50 mix or not but most people would want that. I think some of our Canadian friends may need a mixture that is a bit heavier on the antifreeze side (60/40 I think).

For future reference (no big harm here) but there is a "How to" section down further in the forum. Again great job and welcome to the site.
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Old 06-02-2012, 08:14 AM
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Great video. I can't remember if you said a 50/50 mix or not but most people would want that. I think some of our Canadian friends may need a mixture that is a bit heavier on the antifreeze side (60/40 I think).

For future reference (no big harm here) but there is a "How to" section down further in the forum. Again great job and welcome to the site.
Thanks!!!!
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