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I just took my sled out for a good run, can I put any anti-freeze for cars, I cant see any coolant left, so when I add some do I need to gurgle it. (front 3 feet in the air etc.)
 

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I don't know there might be a leak but I don't know yet, how high should I fill the tank with the gas shut off valve on it.
 

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isnt there a line on the tank that tells u how high, ur manual should also tell you how to properly add coolant...
 

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Would Motorvator, in the yellow container work.
 

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As magnaman mentioned you need compatibility with aluminium engines.

Car antifreeze has silica in it to keep motors clean. This in time will wear away at parts in your sled. I use Honda antifreeze for bikes. So far so good.

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Is there any specific type that is cheap, and I can get at a UAP NAPA store, or Canadian tire etc. Are there any that you don't have to mix.
 

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Should I be able to buy it premixed at any auto store.
 

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John Deere pre-mix. That's what I always put in my old sleds, never seemed to be a problem.
 

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never in my life have i seen such a drawn out discussion about such a simple solution....but hey....what do i know????????
 

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Originally posted by magnaman
[br]never in my life have i seen such a drawn out discussion about such a simple solution....but hey....what do i know????????
WTF?
 

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Coolant is important considering they sled is liquid cooled, if you don't put enough anti-freeze it will freeze, if you put to much it won't flow right, if you put the wrong kind (not compatible with aluminum) there is a chance of blowing you motor, it may seem simple but in the long run not knowing much about it can be a bit expensive.
Does the mixture have to right on, I chose to go with a 60-40 mix, 60% anti-freeze, and 40% water.
 

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everyone I know uses 50/50 and nobody has ever had a problem. Most people around here use farm stuff, usually John Deere, and nobody has any problems.
 

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scuse me....geuess i got a little carried away...hope i didnt offend anyone...sorry...long day...i was pooped. yure right atifreeze is important....most peoplep reccomend yu do not exceed a 60/40 ratio....50/50 is just fine...ive also heard that gm dexcool is not good for a aluminum engine....sorry bout the cocky comment...im usuually much nicer!!
 

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Thanks guy's, i've got it mixed, and i am ready to go, all I have to do is put it in. (I'll be busy today, it will take me all day to do that.) I really need something to do.
 
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