Date: Wed, 12 May 1999 00:53:26 -0700
From: Ken Washington <>
Subject: Re: Antifreeze 50% water question?

Damon, The Bentley manual, Haynes manual and the owner's manuals call for a 50/50 mix on the water and antifreeze. If you are really smart, you will use distilled water for the mix, especially if you have hard tap water in your area. Distilled water has no minerals and is less likely to cause corrosion problems with the aluminum parts of your engine, as well as cause mineral buildup in the cooling system. Using a straight antifreeze mix does not help things. Check out Motor Trends' Oct. 1998 Car Care section. It goes into pretty good detail. Ken Washington 87 9000S 87 900S 83 900T -----------== Posted via Newsfeeds.Com, Uncensored Usenet News ==---------- The Largest Usenet Servers in the World! ------== Over 73,000 Newsgroups - Including Dedicated Binaries Servers ==-----

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