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Purple Ice and Cold front grill covers

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by fr8train, Aug 30, 2000.

  1. fr8train

    fr8train 1/2 ton status

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    Anyone ever use this product? I saw it in Carparts.com. It is a radiator coolant additive. Can it be used in the winter without dropping temps. too cool to heat you up + keep the engine at a normal operating temps.

    Also anyone ever use the Cold Front Covers? They look neat. Could they be used for everyday driving? Or just a "show no go" item.
     
  2. tRustyK5

    tRustyK5 Big meanie Staff Member Super Moderator GMOTM Winner Author

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    Those cold front covers are for winter driving where it actually gets cold in the winter[​IMG] They minimize the amount of cold air going through the rad so the engine will warm up. Without one the motor would never reach operating temp.

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  3. fr8train

    fr8train 1/2 ton status

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    Thanks man. I thought they looked neat. Only saw them once on a show truck. After that i ahvent seen them run. BTW is that same idea incorporated on Big Rigs in the winter?
     
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    actually, the big rigs had the idea first.
    i used to have to do that on my motorcycles in the winter to get them to run better.

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  5. Emmettology 101

    Emmettology 101 3/4 ton status

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    I have never heard of anyone using Purple Ice, but Ihave heard alot of peope use Redline Water Wetter and they have all said their temps had dropped. I bought some, just haven't gotten it in yet.

    Mike [​IMG]
    See <font color=green>EMMETT</font color=green> -&gt; http://emmett.coloradok5.com
     

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