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Old 04 May 2016, 04:37 PM
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Need to get myself some pink coolant and some red pas fluid. Any particular one I need?
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Old 04 May 2016, 08:41 PM
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Pink coolant? Why pink?

Isnt the pink stuff normally OAT type, like the stuff from Halfords?

I thought Scoobs use the green/blue type which is different as its ethylene glycol based and is NAP free (no nitrite, amine and phosphate)

Some say you should use genuine Subaru coolant apparently. When I did my coolant change not long ago I used Shell Radiator Fluid from a Shell garage as it says NAP free on the bottle and mixed it with distilled battery water from Halfords.
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Originally Posted by scoober101
Pink coolant? Why pink?

Isnt the pink stuff normally OAT type, like the stuff from Halfords?

I thought Scoobs use the green/blue type which is different as its ethylene glycol based and is NAP free (no nitrite, amine and phosphate)

Some say you should use genuine Subaru coolant apparently. When I did my coolant change not long ago I used Shell Radiator Fluid from a Shell garage as it says NAP free on the bottle and mixed it with distilled battery water from Halfords.
Pink is what's in there. That's what rich from east Kent subaru put in a long life one. And Clive from North London scoobies said use pink too.
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Please...cooolant colour means nothing, it's a dye, that's all. TYPE is everything, glycol or OAT. DO NOT mix the two.
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Ps fluid, Dextron 2/3
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Originally Posted by alcazar View Post
Please...cooolant colour means nothing, it's a dye, that's all. TYPE is everything, glycol or OAT. DO NOT mix the two.
Ok so any suggestions?
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PAS fluid on the left bought at GSF, coolant on the right from Halfords
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Is it safe to mix too different brands as long as they are of the same mixture/additives?
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Originally Posted by bro82 View Post

PAS fluid on the left bought at GSF, coolant on the right from Halfords
heads up folks. I purchased this g48 to top up my green fluid and this is now blue fluid!
be aware before purchasing
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Originally Posted by RobsyUK View Post

heads up folks. I purchased this g48 to top up my green fluid and this is now blue fluid!
be aware before purchasing
I was advised g30 from comma customer service
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I was advised g30 from comma customer service
yeah me to. After pouring this g48 to top up my GREEN anti freeze.
going to drop the lot tomorrow and refill with pink
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