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Old 12-03-2012, 07:44 PM   #1
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Flushing Water Wetter

I need to drain the Watter Wetter out of my track bike for winter storage since temps drop below freezing here. Any suggestions/recommendations on antifreeze?

The bike is never going to run with the antifreeze in the radiator so am I good using something inexpensive and bike specific?

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Old 12-03-2012, 07:49 PM   #2
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Re: Flushing Water Wetter

Go to your local auto parts store and get the cheapest aluminum-compatible premixed anti-freeze you can find. It'll work as well as anything for that
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Old 12-03-2012, 08:06 PM   #3
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Re: Flushing Water Wetter

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Go to your local auto parts store and get the cheapest aluminum-compatible premixed anti-freeze you can find. It'll work as well as anything for that
Same here, Once we get the first freeze, then it is anti freeze for me- just anything works.

REMEMEER THE BATTERY TENDER. I forgot and we had a rideable day and my battery was dead, then it rained and was cold--!!
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Old 12-03-2012, 08:07 PM   #4
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Re: Flushing Water Wetter

That's the exact answer I was hoping for, thanks.
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Old 12-03-2012, 08:09 PM   #5
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Re: Flushing Water Wetter

I have a road bike filled with Honda premix ready to rock. I only use Watter Wetter in the track bike. Both batteries are already on the tenders.
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Old 12-05-2012, 03:02 PM   #6
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Re: Flushing Water Wetter

if its not going to run with antifreeze in it, why not just drain the water wetter and leave it empty?
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Old 12-05-2012, 04:58 PM   #7
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Re: Flushing Water Wetter

FWIW, wouldn't you want to crank and run the bike and get it up to temp to get the antifreeze into to ports and valleys it may not get into if you Don't run it?


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Old 12-05-2012, 04:59 PM   #8
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Re: Flushing Water Wetter

I was assuming it's a bad idea since the system isn't designed to sit dry for months. I have no data or evidence to the contrary though.
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Old 12-05-2012, 09:43 PM   #9
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Water Wetter is compatible with antifreeze..
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Old 12-05-2012, 10:18 PM   #10
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Re: Flushing Water Wetter

Pull lower hose, drain out whatever water wetter comes out, fill with aluminum friendly antifreeze, run the bike to operating temp, let it sit.
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