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Old 04-04-2012, 10:49 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Hello everyone . Just purchased a 96 gl1500 with 49k And I want to change the antifreeze . Does anyone have a good suggestion for something other than honda branded coolant that is readily available and is silcate free ?

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Old 04-04-2012, 11:12 AM   #2 (permalink)
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I use Dexcool, got it from napa. just make sure you read silicate free on the jug
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Peak extended life is silicate free and works good in the wings.
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Go to the nearest Honda Automobile dealer and get a gallon of their premixed blue coolant. It is silicate free and is the same stuff the Honda Bike Dealers sell and it is a fraction of the cost.


















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Go to the nearest Honda Automobile dealer and get a gallon of their premixed blue coolant.* It is silicate free and is the same stuff the Honda Bike Dealers sell and it is a fraction of the cost.

+1. That's what I did.
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Prestone 50/50 premixed is Silicate free. It's as good as the Honda Stuff.



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+1 on the Prestone 50/50
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I was using prestone also........ but have found that ORielly Auto brand is silicate free also. So, I tried it this spring.

Look on the jug... it HAS to say silicate FREE. Not low silicate.
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thanks for the suggestions . now off to the store and getting ready for a little bike maint. new plugs, oil filter, timing belts and antifreeze .
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This is what I use 12$ a jug

http://www.valvoline.com/products/co...antifreeze/105
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