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Old 04-10-2008, 11:28 AM   #11
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Definitely something fishy with that story, IMO.
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You know that nasty orange sludge we've seen a few times? That'* what happens when you mix green stuff with Dex, every time (We all probably know, but I'm making sure). If she poured in the green stuff, it turned the coolant to that sludge, and the engine overheated. Something was left to boil, and smoke started coming out of the engine area. That'* what she calls a fire.

So, from the way I see it, the thing she told you about actually happened, but there really wasn't a "fire."
Radomir, DEX will sludge like that without green being mixed in. The sludge is just a natural byproduct of the DEX problems.
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Sure, I'm just trying to agree with everyone who'* posted so far while explaining the story. I am certain that mixing green antifreeze with Dex is probably going to rush the sludging process.
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Sure, I'm just trying to agree with everyone who'* posted so far while explaining the story. I am certain that mixing green antifreeze with Dex is probably going to rush the sludging process.
Do you have some evidence to back that up? I've never seen any in all my investigative work.

I corrected you for the simple reason that green or not, DEX will sludge in the right conditions by itself. I'd rather not have rumors and rumblings perpetuated, especially in a topic about DEX.
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