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^ You know I think Dexcool was used in my mustang and let me tell you its not pretty, after 4 years I still havent gotten rid of the problems it caused.
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Thank god my 94 bravada has the green stuff in it.
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anyone know if tygon makes plasticizer free tubing thats 1/2id and 5/8od instead of 3/4od. Frozen only has 3/4 od which is too big for me.
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anyone know if tygon makes plasticizer free tubing thats 1/2id and 5/8od instead of 3/4od. Frozen only has 3/4 od which is too big for me.
was looking for this the other day, pretty sure it doesn't exist. could be wrong though.
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That sucks I love clear tubing but I hate how it gets cloudy after a month or two. Does all tubing do this? I know with colored tubing you cant see it, but does anyone know if it still leaks plasticizer?
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Thank god my 94 bravada has the green stuff in it.
Your bravada is the exact same bodystyle as my blazer thank god it has green stuff too I saw last week a quality GM car using "quality Dex Cool" coolant, and it was BLACK from corrosion, it was definately corroding aluminum somewhere inside the engine or radiator, OR BOTH! And @ the poster w the mustang, its not Dex cool this is GM's stuff, but its still propylene, FLUSH the entire system out and put green stuff in.
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And @ the poster w the mustang, its not Dex cool this is GM's stuff, but its still propylene, FLUSH the entire system out and put green stuff in.
you know you can buy dexcool separately and add it to any car right? I've already flushed multiple times, its an uphill battle with the sludge and corrosion
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you know you can buy dexcool separately and add it to any car right? I've already flushed multiple times, its an uphill battle with the sludge and corrosion
It makes more sludge and corrosion than the green stuff. Dex cool is a joke. And you cant add it to any cazr, because it and Ethylene do not get along, itll cause the coolant to become super viscous and clog rads.
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post #20 of 23
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That sucks I love clear tubing but I hate how it gets cloudy after a month or two. Does all tubing do this? I know with colored tubing you cant see it, but does anyone know if it still leaks plasticizer?
There are clear tubing that stays clear in your loop. Tygon 2001 says its plasticize free but I haven't found anyone that used that tubing. But PrimoChill LRT is known not to cloud your loop.

I hope this helps.
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