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Old 02-23-2011, 12:00 AM
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If I pull the plug on my rad and drain it, what is the appx. amount I should refill with? I went out and found Zerex G05 for my truck, but I only bought 1 gallon, mixing it 50/50 with water would make for about 8 quarts. And my service manual says 7.7 quarts.

Does this sound right? I want to make sure I am not mis reading the 7.7 quarts as for something else.

So how much coolant do you put in your 5.7 hemi.
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Since the total cooling system takes just shy of 19 quarts, that would seem reasonable for the rad.

You indicated that you have the service manual. I would lean toward trusting it.
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Since the total cooling system takes just shy of 19 quarts, that would seem reasonable for the rad.

You indicated that you have the service manual. I would lean toward trusting it.
Yeh, I was lucky enough to download the 9000 page manual in a pdf from online.

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