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Iwas thinking of reworking my wc settup with a larger radiator (77 bonneville heater core) and it got me thinking about coolant. Long story short i was thinking of trying this coolant out. http://www.engineice.cc/faq.html any thoughts on this or maybe other ideas? Im not interested in looks.... its all about temps for me.
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I don't see anything special about it. Besides, it is just deionized water with Propylene Glycol. PC cooling would use more water for better performance since it doesn't have to worry about temperature ranges or corrosion.
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post #3 of 29
Zerex and water.....

Anti-freeze/corrosion + water.
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I say go for it. I use Evan's which is way overpriced when it comes to cooling a pc but who cares. As long as it gets the job done.
    
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post #5 of 29
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i think i may try it out. You can get a gallon for about 20 U.S. dollars......worst case scenerio ill use it in my bike.
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I say go for it. I use Evan's which is way overpriced when it comes to cooling a pc but who cares. As long as it gets the job done.
have you seen better temps as compared to standard pc coolant?
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post #7 of 29
the best of the best temps you will get is using 100% distilled water with nothing at all.
the more you add into the H2O, the more impure it is, and thus less heat absorption.
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post #8 of 29
Yup, avoid the gimmicky fluids to save money. Temps should be around 1-3C difference compared against water.....
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post #9 of 29
simple G11 and PT nuke for me
does me just fine...
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I use to manage a powersports shop and we carried that engine ice, my car ran pretty hot at the time (it was stroked and superchared so it produced a little more heat than normal ) I tried some to see if it would help my temps and it did, quite a bit actually! I was impressed with it. Don't know how well it will work in a computer WC setup but, for auto applications I highly reccomend
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