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post #1 of 7 (permalink) Old 09-04-2011, 03:30 PM Thread Starter
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Anti-freeze Specifications

I just bought a new 2011 GSXR 600 and have done my first tune up and oil change and everything. Only thing I have not done and I can not find any info on is ANTIFREEZE. I need to know is it better to just purchase 50/50 freeze or mix myself with distiller water? Also what brands are good to purchase ?


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post #2 of 7 (permalink) Old 09-04-2011, 03:45 PM
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Re: Anti-freeze Specifications

Any run of the mill automotive anti-freeze that is fine. most of them come premixed these days.

I would just take a couple of capfuls of Water Wetter and pour it in with the mix.
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post #3 of 7 (permalink) Old 09-04-2011, 03:50 PM Thread Starter
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So automotive freeze good or there a specific motorcycle type?


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post #4 of 7 (permalink) Old 09-16-2011, 08:40 AM
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Re: Anti-freeze Specifications

I'd suggest a phosphate-free anti-freeze that is safe for aluminum.

Not all anti-freeze is the same.

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Re: Anti-freeze Specifications

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I'd suggest a phosphate-free anti-freeze that is safe for aluminum.

Not all anti-freeze is the same.

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with modern cars, most of the antifreeze u buy now is safe for aluminum.
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Re: Anti-freeze Specifications

Check with the dealership, see what they say.
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Check with the dealership, see what they say.
They will obviously sell you the most expensive stuff they have


As long as it's suitable for aluminum (READ THE LABEL!), you'll be just fine.
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