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Old Dec 31st, 2007, 04:24 PM
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DIY recommended coolant?

Hi everyone,

I'm new here and would like to ask if anyone could recommend a coolant for the MCS. I'm kinda lost. Should I just get those generic ones off the shelve?

Would greatly appreciate some input.
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Does anyone know I need coolant today just checked and its below min
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Bought Anti-freeze and summer coolant in halford with advanced protection. Whenever I got home the tank had filled up a bit but still needed a drop of coolant
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Didn't realise there was a difference until googled it, its all about the PGs and EGs .

Didn't even have it 3 weeks when I had to top it up.
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