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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 08-10-2009, 05:50 PM Thread Starter
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is any regular anitfreeze ok to run in the rhino.
im doing a radiator relocate this week and i dont really wanna drive an hour the the closest yamaha dealer just for more engine ice or a bottle with yamahas name on it.
it would be alot easier just to run into town and get some prestone and bottle of water wetter.
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post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old 08-10-2009, 06:17 PM
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I run the GM Dexcool in mine with water wetter and it sits at 175-180 all day long with an oversized oil cooler in front of the radiator. Not sure if it's ok too run Dexcool, but it seems to work fine.

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post #3 of 5 (permalink) Old 08-10-2009, 06:35 PM
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I use Peak 50/50 premixed coolant works great!
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maxima coolanol is made for motorcycle and atv. with very low silacate. i would not run the car ****
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post #5 of 5 (permalink) Old 08-10-2009, 08:32 PM
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You would be fine with Prestone- 50/50 mix but while your at the parts store get a bottle of Water Wetter and use that too. Just use that much less antifreeze.

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