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I've done quite a few searches regarding the best coolant for your system, but such mixed emotions.<br><br>
5% uv(anti-corrosive) / 95% distilled water<br><br>
50 / 50 water/coolant additive<br><br>
Glycerol10% Distilled Water 90% (the same glycerol used to rehydrate marathon runners)<br><br>
Anti-freeze / Distilled water 50/50<br><br>
Straight Anti-freeze<br><br>
Straight distilled water + a few drops of anti-corrosive<br><br>
Straight water(distilled)<br><br>
In your experiences, what has worked best for you? And, if you have any more solutions to add, please post them. I am very curious to find the best ideas... Thanks.
 

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<div style="font-style:italic;">I've done quite a few searches regarding the best coolant for your system, but such mixed emotions.<br><br>
5% uv(anti-corrosive) / 95% distilled water<br><br>
50 / 50 water/coolant additive<br><br>
Glycerol10% Distilled Water 90% (the same glycerol used to rehydrate marathon runners)<br><br>
Anti-freeze / Distilled water 50/50<br><br>
Straight Anti-freeze<br><br>
Straight distilled water + a few drops of anti-corrosive<br><br>
Straight water(distilled)<br><br>
In your experiences, what has worked best for you? And, if you have any more solutions to add, please post them. I am very curious to find the best ideas... Thanks.</div>
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1-Not bad 2-Dont know 3-Dont know 4-Anti-freeze is pretty viscous that is probably way to much . 5-Nope see 4 5-Not bad 6-It is non-conductive for a short time in your loop, but nothing for corrosion. . This is what I use kinda expensive, but well worth it in my mind.I dont know how long it is non-conductive, it will eventially become conductive. If you have a lot of dust and have a leak with it the dust will become conductive. It has anti-corrosive inhibiters and pump lube...Sorry I cant help you more I'm noobish myself....It's on sale here I just ordered somemore myself..<a href="http://www.svc.com/fxphpmb32.html" target="_blank">http://www.svc.com/fxphpmb32.html</a><br>
Fluid XP+ HP High Performance Non-Conductive Coolant - UV Midnight Blue 32oz.
 

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<div style="font-style:italic;">I've done quite a few searches regarding the best coolant for your system, but such mixed emotions.<br><br>
5% uv(anti-corrosive) / 95% distilled water<br><br>
50 / 50 water/coolant additive<br><br>
Glycerol10% Distilled Water 90% (the same glycerol used to rehydrate marathon runners)<br><br>
Anti-freeze / Distilled water 50/50<br><br>
Straight Anti-freeze<br><br>
Straight distilled water + a few drops of anti-corrosive<br><br>
Straight water(distilled)<br><br>
In your experiences, what has worked best for you? And, if you have any more solutions to add, please post them. I am very curious to find the best ideas... Thanks.</div>
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This is the custom mix I made and it seems to work just fine:<br><br>
500 ml - Distilled Water (Approx. 90.15% of total mix)<br>
47.5 ml - Antifreeze (Approx. 8.51% of total mix)<br>
7.5 ml - Anti-Algae (Approx. 1.34% of total mix)<br>
550 ml - Total mix.<br><br>
Some people say you don't need anti-algae, as antifreeze creates a pretty inhospitable<br>
environment for algae and the like, but I believe that using anti-algae is worthwhile <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/images/smilies/wink.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="Wink"> .<br><br>
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Anti-freeze / Distilled water 50/50 = bad<br>
Antifreeze is a poor conductor of heat.<br>
Straight Anti-freeze = even worse
 

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I guess nobody has heard of using glycerol, bummer. Want to try it, but I wanted to see if anyone else f'ed up their system before I try it. Wow, that sounded awfully selfish...
 

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That one. The only difference between 5%, 50% or whatever% additive is the viscosity of the fluid as a whole. "Additive" being thicker than water can literally work your pump to death if there's too much in the loop in proportion to water.<br><br>
5% is all you need. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/images/smilies/wink.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="Wink"><br><br>
edit: Have a look at <a href="http://www.evanscooling.com/html/npgPls.htm" target="_blank"><b>this</b></a>, it's what I use as additive.
 

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Tried to use the same concept as with all my previous project cars. The best cooling comes from water, at least as far as substances that are readily available to the average consumer. Had this guy from work, thinks he's the "UBER GEEK", tell me to put straight anti-freeze in, and that was how he hit 7.6 Ghz on his Celeron 2.66. I was laughing so hard I almost puked right before the conference call...
 

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this is the stuff, just use the recommended amount , grab some at auto zone<br><a href="http://www.redlineoil.com/products_coolant.asp" target="_blank">http://www.redlineoil.com/products_coolant.asp</a>
 

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yeah, I've got a "drag pack" in the garage from my high school days. Great stuff. Mix it at what ratio for computers?
 

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</div> if your talking about the water wetter then like 5% maybe 10% but you dont watn to put it in first get your water in there and get it going thru first then leave some room and ad the ww second other wise itll foam due to the pump mixing it with the air and it takes a while to come out but do it right and your ok
 

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Hydrx coolant resists algea<br />
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(%10 with distilled water)
 
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