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Re: Anti-Freeze

To: "Tim Mullen" <>, <>
Subject: Re: Anti-Freeze
From: "Rex Burkheimer" <>
Date: Tue, 24 Oct 2000 08:46:08 -0500
The new kind is propylene glycol (I think). It is orange, doesn't break down
like ethylene glycol. Just top it off as needed.

Rex Burkheimer
Marketing Director, WM Automotive Warehouse
Fort Worth TX

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----- Original Message -----
From: Tim Mullen <>
To: <>
Sent: Tuesday, October 24, 2000 8:34 AM
Subject: Anti-Freeze

> I have a question about anti-freeze.
> I've always used Prestone in my cars, but now I have a '96 Ford Ranger
that I need to
> change the anti-freeze.  Problem is that it uses the "five-year" stuff,
and I know it's
> different that "regular" anti-freeze.  What is the new kind to use.  Or do
I just drain it
> out and replace it with Prestone/generic anti-freeze?  Does it matter?
> I remember reading an article about the differences in the new type of
anti-freeze, and
> why you should use one type or another, but it didn't mention brand names,
or give
> clues about how to tell them apart or which types to use and when...
> I so confused...
> Anyone know the whole story?
> Tim Mullen
> Chantilly, Va
> 72 Lotus Elan Sprint
> 85 El Camino
> 93 Honda Accord
> 94 Miata R Package
> 96 Ranger 4x4
>    All of which need new anti-freeze this year...

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