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TurboVan
10-21-2001, 12:09 AM
I just found out why TacoVan has been running hot, even with a brand-new radiator.
They filled it with pure coolant instead of 50/50. Drained out a bunch of it and replaced it with purified water, and Presto, runs cool as a cucumber! --- TV

solid side 65
10-21-2001, 01:13 PM
I've heard of that before, it comes from the more is better theory. Glad your running cool now.

Vanner68
10-21-2001, 08:06 PM
Actually, straight water with a rust inhibitant is best if you are in a climate that stays above freezing. Pure antifreeze can kill your water pump due to the increased viscosity. It's also hell on cats and dogs.

bellvan
10-21-2001, 11:51 PM
i never liked that cat anyway!!!......just kidding