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Anyone use it? Does it work and do you mix with antifreeze 50/50 or by itself?

The mix comes using drip used water too.....thoughts?

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I use it. I like it. I can't say it is necessarily better than other products. Flush your system of all antifreeze several times then use it as supplied. It should come pour in ready. Don't mixing it with antifreeze.
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I use it. I like it. I can't say it is necessarily better than other products. Flush your system of all antifreeze several times then use it as supplied. It should come pour in ready. Don't mixing it with antifreeze.
Thanks for that, does it work, is there a noticeable temp drop from running without it? What about winter, is there a freeze issue at sub zero temps?

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My bikes are in ca and fl so i really don't have to deal with the sub freezing temps. The product literature should give temp extremes as a guide - I think down to -20 or something like that. If you have heat issues on your MV you will need to look at other changes besides the coolant. I would say changing it from the stock anti-freeze to engine ice will not produce a noticeable change really for your everyday riding. The product does have better anti-corrosion properties, is better on your water pump and is much easier to deal with as far as disposal and pets.

If you have real heat issues you will need to look at Microtec, an open exhaust and changing over to the metal fan blades. Changing coolant and coolant hoses does not produce a significant change.

When I dealt with my heat issue I did it all at the same time...exhaust, microtec, fans and coolant. Having the ecu flip the fans on earlier helps, but an open exhaust and tuning made the most difference.

If you do switch over the engine Ice and use someone besides yourself for service make sure you leave a note on the dash to let them know not to top off with antifreeze.
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I've already done the muzzy fan upgrade and intended installing the Designcorse race water pump next along with samco hose kit and engine ice.....


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I did it with the pump so I cant say its better/worse but its never frozen or boiled over on me.
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All of my bikes have Engine Ice in them because they are occasionally taken to the track and it's a compatible coolant. I think this is what your looking for. A blurb from their website. It protects from freezing up to -26F. I don't mix mine with anything although I do use distilled water during the flushing procedure.

"Engine Ice Hi-Performance Coolant is biodegradable, phosphate free & non-toxic; typically reduces operating race temperatures and effectively keeping boil over temperatures to 256°F or less and freeze-up protection to -26° F."
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I've been using engine ice in my F4 for years. I found a drop of about 10º in engine temp compared to normal water/antifreeze, which was great over here in Oz when the summer temps can get quite high. Don't add anything to it!
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There is a bunch of us who use it and like it. Do a search and you'll find myriad info.

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I use it and like it. Plain and simple. I believe is accepted at most tracks as well.

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