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Old 02-02-2013, 08:19 PM
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I've done a lot of water pumps. This one. Was EASY. WAY EASY.
Coolent needs to be replaced every 3-4 years....the antifreeze breaks down and can cause a waterpump to fail first. The best long life less wear coolent is Peak Lifetime Globel Lifetime 100%.
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Actually the ram uses 5 year / 100k HOAT antifreeze. No excuse for this failure.
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Actually the ram uses 5 year / 100k HOAT antifreeze. No excuse for this failure.
HOAT has silicates...bad news for seals and coats the internals with scale. Silicate free type antifreeze is the best.

http://www.phillips66lubricants.com/...oolant_TDS.pdf
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I take it you sell anti-freeze.
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I take it you sell anti-freeze.
Nope...... UA Steamfitter

A true Silica-free antifreeze has finally arrived. Sand/cement/silica is used to protect engine parts from corrosion but it's hard on seals.
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