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post #1 of 9 (permalink) Old 09-28-2007, 07:01 PM Thread Starter
 
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just water?

probably a stupid question, but is it ok to run just water in the coolant sysem temporarily while i work on my bike?
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post #2 of 9 (permalink) Old 09-28-2007, 08:22 PM
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post #3 of 9 (permalink) Old 09-28-2007, 10:43 PM
 
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distilled would be nice.
for temporary, you can run tap water then flush out later with distilled.

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post #4 of 9 (permalink) Old 09-29-2007, 10:49 AM Thread Starter
 
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distilled then. thanks guys
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watch your guages though ... not worth overheating and blowing an engine because you wanted to save $10 on coolant..............
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watch your guages though ... not worth overheating and blowing an engine because you wanted to save $10 on coolant..............
plain water transfers heat the best...

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i got some proper coolant, just don't want to waste it flushing out the system
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i got some proper coolant, just don't want to waste it flushing out the system
coolant is cheap, i use it to flush out my system. unless yer using engine ice. that's not cheap.

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coolant is cheap, i use it to flush out my system. unless yer using engine ice. that's not cheap.

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thats what i got, engine ice
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