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Old 12-15-2012, 10:43 PM   #1
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How much coolant?

Hi every one! I was planning on switching to engine ice because most people seem to suggest it. I was wondering if 2 bottles of engine ice is really necessary or can i make do with 1 bottle(1/2gallon)???

In the link bellow i noticed the guy in the video made it work with 1 bottle. What do you guys think?

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Old 12-15-2012, 10:44 PM   #2
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Old 12-15-2012, 11:20 PM   #3
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Can I just use 1 bottle then add some water wetter or distilled water?
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Old 12-15-2012, 11:30 PM   #4
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Re: How much coolant?

Could you just make one Hyper Ultra thread of all of your questions?

And to answer this one, it depends on where you live and the weather as well.
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Old 12-15-2012, 11:33 PM   #5
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Michigan weather. And sorry I don't know how to make a hyper thread haha kind of new to this my bad.
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Old 12-15-2012, 11:34 PM   #6
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I store my bike in a heated garage also.
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Old 12-16-2012, 06:34 AM   #7
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Re: How much coolant?

2 bottles. don't mix or dilute engine ice.

also, if you're not doing track days, spending this much on coolant is just a waste of cash; stick to regular coolant...


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Old 12-16-2012, 06:48 AM   #8
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2 bottles. don't mix or dilute engine ice.

also, if you're not doing track days, spending this much on coolant is just a waste of cash; stick to regular coolant...


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Re: How much coolant?

but for the street - who cares? you're not running around at 14k or higher for nearly 4 hours.
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Old 12-16-2012, 07:14 AM   #10
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Engine ice is better than regular coolant though
no it's not. not by a LONG shot.

in my opinion, engine ice exists ONLY to satisfy the requirement of some track day orgs that engine coolant not contain certain types of glycol (or whatever) so that, in the event of a wreck and a leak, it's easier to spray off the track.

it doesn't make the bike run better, it's not better for the bike, there's ZERO difference in engine temps and, because of the lack of certain elements, it may actually DO more harm that regular coolant.

bottom line; if you're not REQUIRED to run it, DON'T. just use regular coolant...


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