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I have always used Water Wetter in all my bikes and qauds. Mix 40% Prestone, 60% distilled water and the recomended amount of Water Wetter. There has only been one time I have ever had an overheating problem on one of my quads, but that was an over 100 degree day and I packed the radiator full of mud. Other then that, no problems, but since I have always ran that mix, don't really have anything to compare to, bike/quad wise.

Last summer though I flushed the cooloing sustem in my truck. Always used just a regular 50/50 mix in my vehicles, but this time I decided to use the same mix in my truck as the quads. My truck now runs a full one to two needle widths cooler on the temp gauge while moving. Stopped for a while in high heat, it will creep up to about the middle of the gauge and there it stays. With the old 50/50 mix, the temp gauge would creep up slowly the entire time I was stopped. Once I started moving, it did go back down, but very slowly. With the Water Wetter mix, it drops right down as soon as I start moving. That shows me the the Water Wetter must be doing something.

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I was just worried about something my friend told me about Wetter Water causing crystals to form in the colling system.

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I have heard that before also. I have been using the stuff in my bikes/quads for over a decade and I have never experienced anything like that. Funny thing is, I hear people saying that hey have "heard" that, but when asked, no on ever seems to know anyway that is has actually happened to.

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problems arrise from the system not being perfectly clean and free from coolant to start
Guess I am kind of confused on why you say this, it is designed to be used with coolant, so why make sure the system is free from coolant, shouldn't matter. Yes, it cools better when mixxed with just water (no freeze protection though), but there is a benefit when mixxed with both coolant and water also, just not as much.

As I said, been using the stuff for over a decade and have never seen any ill affects, and my motors come apart alot. That being said, I have only used the stuff with Prestone, maybe other brands of coolant have some addtional ingredient that causes the crystals.

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