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    Thread: Air Brake Antifreeze. Which one and how much?

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      12-22-2009 07:53 PM #26
      man i love my manual valves

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      12-23-2009 01:18 AM #27
      Quote, originally posted by vwnthusiast »
      man i love my manual valves

      They can freeze too.

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      12-23-2009 08:40 AM #28
      Quote, originally posted by Mr. Appleton »
      They can freeze too.


      oh i know.. but i have yet to have that issue esp. with the 20 degree weather we had this past weekend here in Va
      but then again.. Savannah's weather (while ill be from Jan through May for school) is in the 60/70s..

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      12-24-2009 06:31 PM #29
      i dont think i'll have to worry about this down in texas
      its been snowing today, but i just wont drive the car
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      10-30-2011 10:22 AM #30
      Sorry to bump this from the grave...

      What antifreeze is everyone using? I cant find Kleen-Flo any where even on the net.
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      10-30-2011 08:35 PM #31
      In for the answer and info... Its getting colder here in Cincy...
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      10-31-2011 07:36 AM #32
      Quote Originally Posted by chadone View Post
      Sorry to bump this from the grave...

      What antifreeze is everyone using? I cant find Kleen-Flo any where even on the net.
      did you try any highway truck stops? im sure they would have it, i have never looked tho and never needed it
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      10-31-2011 08:24 AM #33
      Lol no I haven't tried trick stops. Planning on running up to pep boys. My friend told me to use any kind that it doesn't matter
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      10-31-2011 08:36 AM #34
      Poured a bit into my tank and about 3 capfuls into my watertrap, no problems as of right now

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      10-31-2011 08:57 AM #35
      are you supposed to add it to both the tank and the water trap? i thought if you put it in the tank and play with the switches for a bit it should circulate the system?
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      10-31-2011 01:29 PM #36
      Quote Originally Posted by Clean PG View Post
      are you supposed to add it to both the tank and the water trap? i thought if you put it in the tank and play with the switches for a bit it should circulate the system?

      PROSTO. told me that he adds some to his watertrap and sp i gave it a go.. no problems yet
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      10-31-2011 09:30 PM #37
      I've heard to add a bit to the water traps 2. I just bought Gunk brand. I guess the best to use is *meth-something* based and not alcohol based.
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      11-05-2011 07:42 AM #38
      Methanol? Haha.

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      11-30-2011 04:57 PM #39
      so is it really necessary for manual valves? Coldest it gets here in Missouri is 0 degrees fahrenheit, but that would be pushing it. I have water traps between my tank and my manual valves so would there really be a problem?

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      12-01-2011 02:21 PM #40
      I use the CRC Air Brake Antifreeze. Was about $7 at my local napa.

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      12-01-2011 04:30 PM #41
      This is my setup...



      Water traps before the tank because its a steel tank. Wanted to keep as much water out as possible. Should I just add it to the tank and call it a day? I live in MD/PA so it gets pretty cold here. Nothing below like 25 I would say, but still below freezing.
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      12-01-2011 05:13 PM #42
      Quote Originally Posted by WaWaMKVDub View Post
      This is my setup...



      Water traps before the tank because its a steel tank. Wanted to keep as much water out as possible. Should I just add it to the tank and call it a day? I live in MD/PA so it gets pretty cold here. Nothing below like 25 I would say, but still below freezing.
      Ive got the same weather as you amigo (Cincy) and I am going to add a little to the tank... It can't hurt anything.
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