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Re: What coolant are people using now (no blue Saab stuff)?
Posted by Justin VanAbrahams [Email] (more from Justin VanAbrahams) on Tue, 26 Jun 2018 15:31:49
In Reply to: What coolant are people using now (no blue Saab stuff)?, Craig, Tue, 26 Jun 2018 14:10:07
G48 is available from Mercedes dealerships, under the spec number 7700.20. Mercedes replaced G05 with G48 several years ago - 5 or 10? You should also be able to get it from BMW or VW dealerships. BMW is N600 69.0 and VW is G11. Any place that sells European car supplies should have these coolants. Pentosin Pentofrost NF is widely available and meets the G48 (and related brand) specs. IMHO there isn't much reason to use one coolant over another on an old car. The things newer coolants are trying to do (protect aluminum, plastic, fancy seals, extend service life) are less beneficial on old cars. Prestone + distilled water will do everything 25 year old Glysantin formulas will do... and might do it better. TBH, distilled water is ultimately the key in all of these.
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Posts in this Thread:
- What coolant are people using now (no blue Saab stuff)?, Craig, Tue, 26 Jun 2018 14:10:07
- DexCool, John Fitzgerald , Sun, 8 Jul 2018 13:55:52
- Mercedes Blue G48 in the Viggen, MI-Roger , Wed, 27 Jun 2018 18:57:16
- Re: What coolant are people using in newer Saabs?, JimBlake , Wed, 27 Jun 2018 12:30:26
- Re:ethylene glycol, don't overthink it. n/m, Tom G , Wed, 27 Jun 2018 06:40:08
- Re: What coolant are people using now (no blue Saab stuff)?, Craig, Tue, 26 Jun 2018 19:07:31
- Re: What coolant are people using now (no blue Saab stuff)?, Justin VanAbrahams, Tue, 26 Jun 2018 15:31:49 <-- Viewing This Message
- Re: What coolant are people using now (no blue Saab stuff)?, SWEDECAR , Tue, 26 Jun 2018 15:04:13
- Zerex G-05, Bill Homer, Tue, 26 Jun 2018 14:13:36
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