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post #1 of 35 (permalink) Old 02-04-2007, 12:39 PM Thread Starter
 
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Engine Ice Vs. Coolant

Engine ice vs. any good (name brand) coolant????
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post #2 of 35 (permalink) Old 02-04-2007, 12:44 PM
 
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Run a search. This is an on going debate. Engine ice is better at cooling, and is approved for track use (traditional automotive coolant is not). The one question seems to be freezing point for those in the norther tier, and I can tell you with an ambient temp fo 3 deg today, the 1/2 gallon in my garage has no sign of crystalization in it. It is fully liquid.
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I have run Engine Ice in my 01 Fz1 for 2 years now never had any problems with it in the winter.Keeps my bike cooler too so thats a plus.
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Engine ice vs. any good (name brand) coolant????
also were can i find engine ice?
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google engine ice, it'll give you 1000 options.
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I got mine from Denniskirk.com.. but the Engine Ice website says it's distributed through Rockey Tucker, and most motorcycle dealerships should carry it.
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I'm doing a little research first before I stick Engine Ice in my CBR (which I was planning for track use)... Some track org's are now not allowing engine ice anymore... So I want to make sure all the track days I plan on doing allow it.

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I'm doing a little research first before I stick Engine Ice in my CBR (which I was planning for track use)... Some track org's are now not allowing engine ice anymore... So I want to make sure all the track days I plan on doing allow it.
Most tracks only allow water wetter.
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Well -8 and the Engine Ice is still good to go. (Car Cranked right over first time too.. but the bath tub drain is blocked with ice )
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Every track I have been to allows Engine Ice as well, but some are starting to say they don't now. I can't see why.

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Every track I have been to allows Engine Ice as well, but some are starting to say they don't now. I can't see why.
difficult to clean up and slippery is what my search turned up

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I run engine Ice and there is a Significant difference in running temps!!...Don't know it would make much difference on a stocker....But on performance bikes and also under Extreme conditions....I say a Must!!....You will run 50 degrees cooler!!..My .02

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so i know i need to put it in for my track day, but can i just leave it in for street riding and commuting?



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so i know i need to put it in for my track day, but can i just leave it in for street riding and commuting?
Make sure your track allows it first.

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Only watter wetter on the tracks around here.....and it helps with cooling.


I have the opinion that engine ice is for city night riders you know the stoplight to stoplight crowd.
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CycleLogic Engine Ice ONLY!

Will reduce your engine running temps by 10-15 degrees!
Would you advise putting engine ice in my bike?



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Would you advise putting engine ice in my bike?
No! cools better than oil... doesn't lubricate as well.
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Would you advise putting engine ice in my bike?
but hey it your bike do what you want.
and yes i know its air cooled
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but hey it your bike do what you want.
and yes i know its air cooled
It's oil cooled, not air.

You can use Engine Ice for everyday street riding too. And most tracks don't check your coolant either. Just don't plan on crashing and you'll be alright.

And Engine Ice won't freeze, so don't think it will.

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