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Primochill Dye Bomb (FAIL)

Discussion in 'Overclocking & Cooling' started by Sasqui, Jan 9, 2013.

  1. newtekie1

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    I know, I have a GM car, I was just stating the traditional colors. Ethylene Glycol is traditionally green and Propylene glycol is traditionally pink.
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    Are the traditional colors even still sold anymore? I've done lots of vehicle maintenance recently and all I see at wallyworld nowadays are the yellow universal coolant and the usual orange Dexcool.
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    Wal mart brings the old green one at least in Quebec.
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    No you take the one without chlorine. safe for abs modules.
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    Very few places cary traditional green anymore most people are using universal yellow which is still ethylene glycol as well, but carries some of the same additives Dexcool would carry.

    Yes at parts stores they do.
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    Don't mix both it makes sludge that do shit to your cooling system with time. Trust me i'm a car engineer! In other words...i'm a really good mechanic who make miracles with people shitty cars :p
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    No adding the yellow to a red or green system will do nothing the issue comes with adding green to red or red to green. Dexcool and normal coolant turn solid over time and will mess a car up.
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    yellow is still Ethylene glycol based red/pink/orange is dexcool dexcool isn't bad on its own but if you go mixing shit with it expect to be changing a water pump and or headgasket in under 20k
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    Dexcool is still ethylene glycool. Pink is propylene glycol ie non toxic. The additives of Dexcool are what cause gelling and solidification when mixed with normal green goop not to mention some of the older cars the additives will eat the seals.
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    That's what I read on wiki, but it's sketchy:

    ... update on OP: Loop seems to be getting better with second flush, vortex in the resevoir is a lot more pronounced, some floaties circulating from the scrubbing I did (I think). I think I'll flush it one or two more times before popping the motherboard in.
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    This is what i've meant. The mix of green and pink will give shit. The yellow one i never seen it around here even if I make car mechanic for 18 years now.

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