Refilling radiator

dave193 dave193 at
Wed Sep 30 17:13:47 PDT 2009

its not so much the cost as to the fact that water transfers heat much 
better than glycol. the less antifreeze, more water the better the cooling 
system will dissapate heat
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Jim Stewart" <js at>
To: "Suzuki SV650 Mailing List" <sv650 at>
Sent: Wednesday, September 30, 2009 1:12 PM
Subject: Re: Refilling radiator

> dave193 wrote:
>> if you mix the antifreeze 50/50 that should give you protection to 
>> about -35 degrees. that seems a little extreme.
> Particularly since Thumper Ray is in Florida. But you've gotta mix it to 
> some ratio or other and 50/50 is handy. If you're really cheap you can 
> tailor your ratio to your expected temperature, I suppose...
> -js 

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