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draining coolant

The bit i am worried about is if i leave a few litres of coolant in the system,i am not sure what coolant to put in, (Porsche coolant or aftermarket) as not sure whats been in there.All i know is it is pink and its been in there since i got the car which was 5 years ago,also it had an engine rebuild a year before that so i would think it was changed then
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The bit i am worried about is if i leave a few litres of coolant in the system,i am not sure what coolant to put in, (Porsche coolant or aftermarket) as not sure whats been in there.All i know is it is pink and its been in there since i got the car which was 5 years ago,also it had an engine rebuild a year before that so i would think it was changed then
If you are concerned about mixing coolants, dump your system and refill with clear water, run the car, dump again. Done three times will remove all traces of the old mix.
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A VERY bad idea. People have been talking this up for years, while those that have actually tried it quickly found out where it comes apart, literally.
Shop tried that on mine. Jacked up the pressure and cracked the air oil separator. Claimed that the air pressure had nothing to do with it. Yeah right. It just magically started to leak once you did this. Needless to say, they don't touch my car anymore.
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