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Old 12-05-2019, 05:07 PM   #41
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Old 12-06-2019, 01:43 PM   #42
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I just pour in the BMW stuff. It's cheap
Yeah, that's what I'm saying. Somebody said it was hard to find. Even if you don't live anywhere near a BMW dealer or purveyor of OE BMW parts there is this intarweb thang called Amazon that will deliver it to you. And if the argument is that the "green stuff" is cheaper? I guess you really needed to save that dollar and thirteen cents over OE, and considering you change the coolant out every 7 years, that can add up to a lotta dough man, fo realz.

I'd rather not mix the coolants thank you very much. Don't care how much research somebody wasted their time doing to prove that green coolant doesn't hurt. We know OE BMW coolant doesn't harm anything and we didn't need to do any research to gain this knowledge. People will almost go out of their way to be contrarian and complicate everything these days.
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Old 12-06-2019, 01:56 PM   #43
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People will almost go out of their way to be contrarian and complicate everything these days.
It's less complicated to use a 50/50 premix of the green coolant, given than the BMW blue doesn't come that way. Less of a hassle to not have to make an extra stop to buy the distilled water and mix it and the room for error that introduces.

Buy premixed 50/50 Peak or Prestone, dump it in. Done. Less complicated.

To those saying "there's no good reason not to use the blue stuff," the above is a good reason to me, esp. given there's no harm to the cooling system in using it.
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It's less complicated to use a 50/50 premix of the green coolant, given than the BMW blue doesn't come that way. Less of a hassle to not have to make an extra stop to buy the distilled water and mix it and the room for error that introduces.

Buy premixed 50/50 Peak or Prestone, dump it in. Done. Less complicated.

To those saying "there's no good reason not to use the blue stuff," the above is a good reason to me, esp. given there's no harm to the cooling system in using it.

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