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    Thread: How much Air Brake Anti-Freeze should I use?

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      10-04-2012 02:55 PM #1
      Hey guys, its already starting to get a little chilly in Nebraska and that got me thinking about my air ride preperations for winter. My bagged Jetta is my daily so it will be out in the extreme cold (-30 windchill sometimes). I was wondering how much Air Brake Anti-Freeze I should put in my air tank to make sure I don't freeze up.its a 5 gallon tank. Also, is there anything else I should do to prepare for winter?

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      10-04-2012 05:34 PM #2
      not much at all, usually 1 to 2 cap fulls

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      10-10-2012 06:27 PM #3
      bump this. what brand/where do you guys get your air line anti-freeze? is there a particular brand or type that works better?

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      10-10-2012 06:41 PM #4
      Quote Originally Posted by ItsADiesel View Post
      Hey guys, its already starting to get a little chilly in Nebraska and that got me thinking about my air ride preperations for winter. My bagged Jetta is my daily so it will be out in the extreme cold (-30 windchill sometimes). I was wondering how much Air Brake Anti-Freeze I should put in my air tank to make sure I don't freeze up.its a 5 gallon tank. Also, is there anything else I should do to prepare for winter?

      Thanks for the advice!
      -Fred-


      Thanks for giving me a chuckle today, -30 really isn't anything special. We get -35C out here in Alberta lots and usually reaches about -50C (-58F) with windchill.

      Also in for answers for my buffer tank

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      10-11-2012 07:01 PM #5
      I'm even more south, in KC, but I've been wondering this as well.
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      10-12-2012 08:28 AM #6
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