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So I just purchased the UTV Inc. water temp gauge and sending unit. I cut the hose, just as described in the instructions, and all the antifreeze came out. I figure that since I the majority of it came out, I just might want to completely empty the radiator and clean it out. I want to replace the regular antifreeze with Engine Ice. So my question, How in the heck to you completely drain the radiator? I tried to find the drain plug, could not find it. I looked and looked and could not find a place were the fluid can drain. Do I need to remove the radiator completely to drain the fluid? Some someone point me in the right direction.
 

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Only way to drain the radiator is to remove it and pour it out.

There is a drain plug on the motor though.

If you don't want to drain the radiator, you can just flush the system with straight water a few times (fill, run motor a few mins, drain, repeat), until it runs clear, and then drain and fill w/ Engine Ice.
 

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OK i did not know about the drain plug at the bottom of the engine. I will do that. I looked at my radiator and both the intake and output hoses sit in the middle of the radiator. They are about half way down. Anything past that stays in the radiator. I guess that I need to completly remove it and drain it that way.
 

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Thanx Bro. I appreciate the help.
 

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No problem.

Also, when I did the switch to Engine Ice, I did one cycle with water mixed with vinegar. Im not sure how much, just search for coolant flush. I think it was like 50/50 water and vinegar, but I may be wrong. And the follow with 2 cycles of pure water to flush the vinegar.
 

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OK I think someone told me to use distilled water for the flushing. Can not really remember.
 
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