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Can someone explain how they mixed thier wetter water? I thought it was just distilled water and a few capfulls, but then I read on the label about addign Anti-freeze to it also. Can someone give out the formula for the best hot/cold mix setup? I would really appreciate it.

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The best cooling setup (but doesn't offer anti-freeze protection)is 4oz. of Water Wetter per 1 gallon of distilled water. Idling recovery temp with that, the radiator scoops, and one CFM cooler is 162 degrees. Purple Ice is also another product that works....I'll be including some others in a future article...one didn't work.
 

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Anybody know the capacity of the cooling system? Just bought a half gallon of engine ice, and am wondering if I should have gotten two. I figured I should probably find out before I go and waste it by putting it in then not having enough! Thanks!
 

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I have the Polaris 2003 Predator Service Manual and it says, FAN ON at 180F OFF at 150F, HOT LIGHT ON AT 221F, SYSTEM CAPACITY is 2.25 quarts, Radiator Cap relief Pressure 13PSI.

So if you have 1 gallon you are good for 1 predator and some extra. It doesn't say if the 2.25 quarts includes the reserve bottle though. But if you have 1 gallon you deffinantly have enough.
 

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Thanks Modquad, I think for the summer and probabel for all the time down here is Southern CA, I could get away with just the straight Wetter Water and Distilled water mix and get the maximum cooling. I'll have to get the other things you mentioned soon also. I've never over heated but the fan runs often.
 

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Dang, I sure hope not. At 15.49 for 1/2 gallon from Rocky Mt. ATV, it had sure better work.
 

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I put the Wetter Water in at 11-12 caps full to one galon of distilled and purified water. I flushed out 2 Predators and filled the reserve bottle and still have some extra. I idled the first one while I did the second one to make sure no leaks and see if the water amount went down after hot. But dang the fan was on just from idling for 10 minutes. I'm not impressed right now, idling does heat up more than a ride so I will reserve judgement until after todays ride. It's abotu 80F outside so I will see if the fan runs less.
 

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It does get better. Once I changed over to the water wetter w/ distilled, the fan did not runa s much. I just installed some radiator scoops and I'll see if that also improves the cooling.
 

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Out of the products tested, Water Wetter, and Purple Ice work the best. Stay tuned to ATV Sport for further results....I kinda already said tooooo much. :D
 

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I just got back from riding for a couple hours in 90+F heat and I could tell the wetter water does work much better. The fan ran but for less time by far than before. I didn't get the back spill like usual out of the reservior cap.
 

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Now if you match that with some quality aviation grade air scoops, and a CFM inline cooler......more shameless commercialism by me. :D
 

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Hey do those air intakes for the radiator help or hurt the carb air intake tube? I mean it's rigth there on the left side, wouldn't the air scoop block air for that? I'd like to see a air scoop for the air intake tube for the carb.
 

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The tube is tucked under the tank and seat anyway, so the effect would be minimal. The happiness your engine gets from additional cooling, more than makes up for any drawbacks.

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Ken, whats this CFM inline cooler you speak off?

ALso, couldnt you jsut add the Water weter to the coolent? well remove some of the old coolent and add a bottle of water wetter?
 

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You only need 4oz of water wetter per gallon, you can add a little to your antifreeze mixture, but for maxium benefits you should flush the system with distilled water and water wetter only. Look in my profile and you can see the cfm inline cooler on the upper radiator hose, the smaller coolers on the lower hose are from pro-design.
 

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WE did a comarision at the dunes this wk end.........Comapred to one w/o water wetter to mine with, we timed it several times,and ours with the coolant the fan shut off 2-5 minutes FASTER than one w/o Oh, and this was in 100dg weather that wk end.,.....This stuff is GREAT! TINA
 
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