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Evans Waterless Antifreeze

Discussion in 'General Banter' started by EnthuZiaZT, Jan 16, 2013.

  1. EnthuZiaZT

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    Has anybody tried 'Evan's Waterless Antifreeze?' As seen on Wheeler Dealers. I have looked on other forums and there seems to be mixed reactions. The main reason for my question is that it has one feature that I find interesting, it does not seperate. With normal antifreeze in cars such as ours, that are left in the garage over winter, there is a chance that the antifreeze and water will seperate and that the water will then cause the internals of the engine to rust more quickly. To counter this, it has always been advised that during long periods, when the car is laid up, the engine is started at intervals to stop this happening.
    I am replacing the water pump and radiator on my 2.0L because over time the radiators galleries were blocked by rust from the block and therefore the radiator becomes less efficient. Mora does about 3000 miles a year,so spends long periods laid up in the garage.
    Any thoughts would be appreciated.

    Mike
     
  2. badman gee

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    Don't know anything about it mike.

    I have always used the water mix stuff and changed it quite regularly.

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  3. Aceman

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    The benefits certainly sound interesting particulary that it doesn't boil until temps get upto about 160 degreec C by which point your engine is long since toast, hence you don't get the pressure build up in the cooling system which is gentler on the seals etc.

    I will probably look at this myself when the time comes so would be interested in your comments if you decide to go with it.
     
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    Ok Aceman, Just waiting for some more opinions before I commit myself!
    One down side appears to be that the engines normal operating temperature is 3 - 7 degrees higher than with ordinary water based antifreeze.
    COME ON, GUYS. WHERE IS EVERYBODY? Is the snow that bad??
     
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    Evans Waterless Coolant Motorsports 2012

     
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    Thanks for that Hardtop, I think I'll give it a go.

    Mike
     
  9. Brian4

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    I met one of the sales guys at a local classic car show and it does sound interesting. You need both types of solution one to flush the system and absorb any remaining water once you have drained it and then the replacement coolant. As you say use it after you have done water pump change etc as you don't want to throw it away as it is expensive but once in the system you never need to change it.

    I would contact the manufacturers as I believe there is a solution for more modern cars with their mix of metals in the cooling system. I think reading the web site you need the Powercool product to go with engines with higher aluminium content.

    I was reading up on some antifreeze as I plan to change ours and most antifreeze needs changing 2 to 3 years as it looses it's corrosion inhibitors and not it's antifreeze abilities.

    Let us know how you get on

    Brian
     
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    Yes, It does sound very interesting Brian, and an attractive proposition for those who, like me, lay their Zeds up for long periods of time.