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    Water wetter....Where can you find it?

    Every auto store I have gone to just look at me funny and I am getting fed up. Where can I find it? IF I can't find it I will do the old Auto Coolant/Distill water mix.

    Any advantages for Coolant vs. water wetter?
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    I personally do not like water wetter... It stinks and it coats the system with an awful slime. I would just use 5-10% anti freeze and distilled water. Or, if you can find Hy-Per Lube, use that instead of the WW. You can find Hy-Per Lube at autozone or pepboys etc. I use 5% AF, 5% Hy-Per lube and the rest distilled water.
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    Differences I can think of: Smell (ww ) and color?
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    Danger Den Sells water wetter, that is where I have been ordering it.

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    This article at watercooling 101 might be worth a read:

    http://www.wc101.com/reviews/Additives/
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    Sweet thanks for the responses guys. Why would you not use a 50/50 mix for coolant?
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    Originally posted by beau_safken
    Sweet thanks for the responses guys. Why would you not use a 50/50 mix for coolant?
    anti freeze has bad thermal properties... unless you are going sub freezing temps, a 5-10% ratio is all that is needed.
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    Sweet thanks for that nugget of info. I was already setting up to make a load for my car radiator swap. Good thing ya told me other wise . Thanks man I appreciate it.
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    the reason for antifreeze is to kill any bacteria that might grow in the water overtime, to much AF will actually increas your temps.
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    How do you measure how much you actually have? Do you have to add up your total system water capacity THEN do the 5% Hyper lube and 5% AF? What if i added UV dye? What % would that be?

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    I usually find out the capacity of my system then add AF. I guess you could also mix up a concentration of distilled + X%. As for UV dye, isn't an application very small? I'm just assuming from reading it in the past. I don't use dye, instead I use a hi-lighter stick and let it soak in my water.
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