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Aluminum rad+copper waterblock= corrosion?

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what would I need to add to my loop so the two don't conflict?
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The cheap method is to add a mixture of regular car anti-freeze to distilled water. Other than that, the majority of pre-mix coolants for sale contain anti-corrosives.
 
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The cheap method is to add a mixture of regular car anti-freeze to distilled water. Other than that, the majority of pre-mix coolants for sale contain anti-corrosives.

what if i use plain water+mayhems blue die. What would be something that doesn't destroy the color?
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You are going to need engine coolant.
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You would still want to add an anti-corrosive. Mayhem is on these forums and will likely respond. You may want to shoot him a PM and ask if he knows of any conflicts with his dyes and anti-freeze. It is known that too much Copper Sulfate will cause separation but I'm unsure about other additives.
 
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alright, thanks very much
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