losing coolant

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  1. Justin Danger

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    I had that thought too because "antifreeze" also raises the boiling point.
     
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    changed oil the other day, and no water, so I figure it is either leaking somewhere that I can't see evidence of, leaking into the cylinder, or it is boiling over and I'm losing it that way.
    I haven't wanted to take her out for a long trip this way, but I have to drive a few hours tomorrow, so I guess I will fill her up 50/50 antifreeze and water, burp her, try to install my new temp gauge, and hope for the best.
     
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    Just go get a hydrocarbon test done & be done with it!!
    Wasting money & time & damaging inertial parts!
     
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    well, drove a solid 4 hours today, and no coolant loss, no overheating, no nothing. Didn't do anything so now i have to wonder what fixed itself or what didn't show itself today. I guess I can always hope that it has fixed itself.
     
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    very strange. but keep an eye on it.
     
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    haha, yeah, if anything I'm keeping a keener eye on it now
     

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