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Old 06-23-2012, 04:37 PM
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Coolant

I've been searching around and see where the stock coolant cannot be mixed with anything else. I also read that it is quite expensive at the dealer (imagine that). On another website I saw a post about Valvoline's Zerex G-05 coolant. It states that it is approved by Chrysler for use.
Looks to me that it is a suitable replacement for the expensive factory stuff.
Just wondering if any of y'all have been running it?
What's your take on it?


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Old 06-23-2012, 05:56 PM
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Doing a little more research. The PTCruiser guys only recommend the Mopar stuff or this Zerex. So it looks like a great alternative!
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The Mopar coolant is only $22 a gallon, which in my opinion isn't bad to make sure you have the right stuff. Just my opinion.
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Prestone Yellow is reformulated to mix with any color antifreeze/all makes/all models. There are no exotic metals, or gaskets/seals that are not in any other vehicle on the road that runs the yellow stuff.. It runs about $13-15. Its ok to use in a pinch, and in my last truck i did a flush with it, and drove for another 60k miles and had no rust. However im with VPRPWRD. If its only going to cost you $15-20 more to run mopar collant. Why not?

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evans coolant???
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I just picked up a bottle of the Zerex G-05 today myself.
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I use Evans waterless coolant in my engine and my water cooler/intercooler! It works awesome, my temps stay at 184F and were around 205F before.
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I use Evans waterless coolant in my engine and my water cooler/intercooler! It works awesome, my temps stay at 184F and were around 205F before.
Joe where did you get it from? since i had it tuned it runs alot hotter
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Joe where did you get it from? since i had it tuned it runs alot hotter
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1 gallon of Mopar coolant and the rest is distilled water, but I'm in Texas.
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