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1Back to top Go down    Mixing coolants on Tue May 29, 2018 8:52 pm

jschara

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I have coolant for my 2000 Triumph Trophy 1200. HD4x HYBRID OAT coolant. And I have Honda coolant with is ETHYLENE GLYCOL BASE, that I have used in my 1987 K75s. Can I combine these two? Or is mixing brands a no no!

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2Back to top Go down    Re: Mixing coolants on Tue May 29, 2018 9:30 pm

Dai

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You can mix them - last sentence on this page: http://www.coolantexperts.com/coolant_overview/hybrid_coolant


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3Back to top Go down    Re: Mixing coolants on Tue May 29, 2018 10:50 pm

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Mixing coolants! Don't it can cost you the engine.


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4Back to top Go down    Re: Mixing coolants on Wed May 30, 2018 3:42 am

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Some coolants are incompatible and when mixed can form a gel which will block passages. Even when changing brands it is prudent to flush the core and block thoroughly.
Regards Martin.


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