Refilling radiator

Randy Grein randygrein at
Wed Sep 30 17:32:00 PDT 2009

Well, yes - but we're talking an SV here. It's not like the system is  
overloaded. I've never had the fan com on...
Randy Grein, WMRRA #141

On Sep 30, 2009, at 5:13 PM, dave193 wrote:

> 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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