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    Default Red or blue antifreeze

    Which you got and which is better??

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    i was told orange is the newer type and can't be mixed with the older blue type.

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    Quote Originally Posted by djr69uk View Post
    i was told orange is the newer type and can't be mixed with the older blue type.
    Agree mate blue one is just cheap s***

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    So reds better than blue taking orange one out of equation.?

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    Yes u can get the blue one for £1 odds lol red is ok mate

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    Yea i think red is around £5.49 a litre by carlube

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    red is best from dealer with trade card cheap as well

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    BMW use blue ?? I think it depends on you favorite colour......Tosh

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    Quote Originally Posted by tosh23 View Post
    I think it depends on you favorite colour......Tosh
    No it doesnt. Use only the correct Antifreeze, which is the Red OAT stuff in the Vec.

    Great thread on it here from Oilman

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    Its not about choice to be honest its what the internals of the cooling system is designed to use both are made from very different ingredients. Only use red.

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