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I started using it in my 450 sxf that I take in the woods every now and then and it seems better then with just 50/50 coolant.

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engine ice is already mixed 50/50 with water. it's antifreeze pre-mixed 50/50 with water. it's propylene glycol instead of the more popular ethylene glycol. the main difference is that PG is less toxic/environmentally hazardous. as far as cooling, PG is not quite as efficient at it as EG.

 

there was a thread on this just the other day. see my reply in it here:

 

http://www.thumpertalk.com/topic/1087882-whats-your-opinion-on-engine-ice/?p=11638139

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Pure water cools better than 50/50 antifreeze of any kind.

yep.

if you got that route (i do in summer), use distilled water (no minerals to build up and clog the tiny passages in the radiator) and add a little bit of water wetter (for corrosion protection and surfactant properties).

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As stated, straight water is the best coolant...

water is the best at absorbing and disipating heat but water boils at a much lower temp and bubbles do not transfer heat otherwise we would all still be on air cooled bikes. 

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water is the best at absorbing and disipating heat but water boils at a much lower temp and bubbles do not transfer heat otherwise we would all still be on air cooled bikes. 

This is why you need Water Wetter. It breaks down the surface tension of water and helps prohibit bubbles from forming.

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I had a 2 degree drop in temp from old coolant to new with water wetter.

So...no. Use whatever.

If you constantly ride slow, tight stuff, play with jetting, check out better radiators, a fan, etc.

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yep.

if you got that route (i do in summer), use distilled water (no minerals to build up and clog the tiny passages in the radiator) and add a little bit of water wetter (for corrosion protection and surfactant properties).

 

 

This is what I run year round.

 

Of course I do live in Florida...:D

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