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Old 02-18-2007, 01:32 PM   #1
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I have a bottle of Preston Dex-Cool compatible seen here:

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It'* been sitting on my cement garage floor as seen here:
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The label says its good for -87 F and even though we've had windchills of -25F below 0, there'* no way the garage floor got lower than -87F. Now, I honestly do not think anyone has added water to this (anyone being my sons)... so imagine my surprise to find the bottle to be an antifreeze Slushie:



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I didn't want to put this Slush in my car... am I storing this wrong? I guess I should maybe read the label... has anyone else had this problem?
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if its mixed rigth IE. 50/50 or so, then it should not freeze like that
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Agreed.. It should not freeze like that

50/50 says good for -34F

70/30 says good for -84F



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Old 02-18-2007, 03:12 PM   #4
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I'll have to have a friendly "mother-son and son" chat then to see if anyone'* been pilfering the coolant supply. If not, then perhaps a letter to the company will get me a replacement bottle.
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I would test it with one of those Antifreeze Testers such as the one Prestone manufactures to see what the actual mix is.

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