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Swapping coolant for water wetter. - August 8, 2009, 10:58 AM

To get all of the coolant out?

Do I.. Just empty the coolant.. Put in water, Run the bike for a minute or two, Empty it, and repeat this process a few times? finally filling it with water wetter?

Also, Does this stuff cool as good as regular coolant?


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Yea .. you can run distilled water too .. but water wetter is just a little better


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Just be careful about the freeze point of water and Water-Wetter. You might not want to leave it over the winter and have your water-based coolent freeze up in the engine. If I recall, its good for protection at high temps, but doesn't really offer anti-freeze protection.
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Water + Water Wetter WILL freeze during the winter if it gets cold enough.

Use Engine Ice. Direct swap in for coolant, track/race approved, non toxic and won't freeze. I run it in all my bikes.


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To get all of the coolant out?

Do I.. Just empty the coolant.. Put in water, Run the bike for a minute or two, Empty it, and repeat this process a few times? finally filling it with water wetter?

Also, Does this stuff cool as good as regular coolant?
Watter Wetter is supposed to be MIXED with water or antifreeze in your cooling system, not used as a replacement. Not sure if it is what you meant, but just FYI.
In some places, Engine Ice is not acceptable (see #20) http://www.nesba.com/Info/Downloads/faq.pdf
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http://www.wera.com/rulebook/default.asp#ch8
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Use distilled water and do it as you described. If you are not concerned about track use, I would use distilled water and antifreeze. I use 25% antifreeze. It will protect to 0*f, and my bike isn't out if it is cold (my garage hasn't gone below 32*f). Water will actually transfer more heat than antifreeze, so the more you can use, the better.
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ive actually left my bike out in below freezing temps (with water wetter) without any problems, but i wouldnt gamble on it
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water weter +distilled water.

I usually grab a hose and stick it in the radiator and loosen the lower hose from either the engine or radiator, then close it then reopen the hose.
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Watter Wetter is supposed to be MIXED with water or antifreeze in your cooling system, not used as a replacement. Not sure if it is what you meant, but just FYI.
In some places, Engine Ice is not acceptable (see #20) http://www.nesba.com/Info/Downloads/faq.pdf
See 3c:
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CCS seems to allow it.
Use distilled water and do it as you described. If you are not concerned about track use, I would use distilled water and antifreeze. I use 25% antifreeze. It will protect to 0*f, and my bike isn't out if it is cold (my garage hasn't gone below 32*f). Water will actually transfer more heat than antifreeze, so the more you can use, the better.
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Personal opinion ..... use Liquid Performance (red). It's good year round, works better then engine ice and it is track approved. Forget the add this, mix this, only use this during this time of the year.

Get a good flush done on it and use the LP. I did and it dropped my running temp on the 954 by 9 degrees.


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Personal opinion ..... use Liquid Performance (red). It's good year round, works better then engine ice and it is track approved. Forget the add this, mix this, only use this during this time of the year.

Get a good flush done on it and use the LP. I did and it dropped my running temp on the 954 by 9 degrees.
You also forgot to put the oil filter or drain plug on an oil change that you did on a jeep
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Personal opinion ..... use Liquid Performance (red). It's good year round, works better then engine ice and it is track approved. Forget the add this, mix this, only use this during this time of the year.

Get a good flush done on it and use the LP. I did and it dropped my running temp on the 954 by 9 degrees.
Where can I get this locally? Or do I need to order it online?

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Odd. NESBA's passed my bike for years and I use Engine Ice.


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Odd. NESBA's passed my bike for years and I use Engine Ice.

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Better safe then sorry though. I'd be pretty pissed if I got there and I failed because of something that stupid (and avoidable).


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