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8/26/08 9:02am - Original Message: 'Coolant Cooler'
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METAIRIE, LA - USA

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Needs some input on coolant system  coolers, drops temps and lubes. 
 
Cool water, royla purple etc?
 
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8/26/08 1:29pm - Reply: 'Coolant Cooler'
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A good additive is Water Wetter.  Supposedly it works best with straight water, but will mix with glycol easily.  Coolants have anti-corrosion and lubricants blended in which are needed anyway.  The Water Wetter treats the metals of the cooling system and coats them to enhance heat transfer. 

There's also a product called 40 Below, which is more expensive, but I have no idea if it's any better than Water Wetter.

Before you do anything, no improvement or product can help if you don't make sure your cooling system and its components are clean and in proper operating condition and the seals are in place around the radiator.


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8/26/08 1:42pm - Reply: 'Coolant Cooler'
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I don't have any problems, just getting ready to put my system back together again.  Someone told me about the Water Wetter and was wondering if I should add such a product.



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