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post #11 of 38
I use Ekoolant UV blue.
So far so good. I have to wait for few months yet to see if it holds:thumb:
I personally would not go with anything else anymore, but from product that manufacturer recommends.

It is same with motor oil changing in my car. I do not use other brand than the one a car manufacturer advises.
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post #12 of 38
Manufacturer recommendations are almost always for a product that they also make. Go figure. Maybe it's just a con for more money?


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post #13 of 38
Quote:
Originally Posted by ramkatral View Post

Manufacturer recommendations are almost always for a product that they also make. Go figure. Maybe it's just a con for more money?
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If you look at it that way then everything is a con.
Speed limits on highways...a con from government to charge for speeding fees.
Safety would certainly not be an issue here, right?
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post #14 of 38
You want to compare a government imposed speed limit to a manufacturer "recommending" you also buy their ultra neat "non conductive" bottle of water crammed full of additives? Wow... Okay...


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post #15 of 38
I use distilled water and Waterwetter as a anti corrosive from the auto parts place. I was using Feser 1 acid green and switched to distilled. There was a 4c drop in temps at idle and 6c under load. You will not be disappointed using distilled water.
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Say what you will about DirectOverkill but I always read what he has to say about pc gear because I have never seen him give bad advice here thumb.gif
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post #17 of 38
distilled water is at the local grocery store...sometimes there's a machine outside that'll give you some if you bring your own jug
 
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I was unaware anyone said anything about him??? I assumed we were just having a discussion on the topic at hand.


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post #19 of 38
Distilled or deionized water, it's cheap!

If you know any friends who work in bio/chem labs for a University or company, you could probably get your hands on some Millipore milli-q water (ultra pure)
post #20 of 38
A situation I described was characterised.

I m not here to argue. Different strokes for different folks.
Bottom line is, a user always holds a big deal of responsibility on how product is used and treated.
However: most of facts should be written down and explained by manufacturer.

Anybody here selling me bad advice under some nick name...I can't really get hold onto their ballz, could I?
I took it once and I had to tear down the loop and build new one.
And it was fun, I have to admit. To build another rig. Bigger, better and faster:)

I'd say distilled only is ok, but only if you change it frequently.
I am sure most people do not. But then again, check a third line in this post.
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