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Coolant versus antifreeze

Coolant versus antifreeze — is there a difference? What is antifreeze? Modern antifreeze is a mixture of approximately 95%  ethylene glycol and 5% corrosion inhibitors, buffers and lubricant additives. It’s concentrated and is deigned to be diluted with distilled or de-ionized water for use in your engine. What is coolant? Coolant is a a combination of antifreeze and water. The normal dilution is 50% antifreeze to 50% water. Coolant versus antifreeze — the real difference Antifreeze is the concentrate and coolant is the diluted version. However, you can buy already … Read More


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