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Ok to mix Toyota red and pink coolant?

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by Phisherman, Dec 12, 2011.

  1. Dec 12, 2011 at 2:39 PM
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    Phisherman

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    03 prerunner v6 calls for 10+ quarts after complete drain and flush. Ok for me to use 1 gal of the red diluted with distilled, and top off with prediluted pink? Couple bucks cheaper...
     
  2. Dec 12, 2011 at 3:54 PM
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    Should be okay, as IIRC the pink stuff is just diluted toyota Red coolant


    I just drained the block and radiator, did a flush w/ distilled water, and use Prestone. No problems for 60K miles
     
  3. Dec 12, 2011 at 4:30 PM
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    Assumed so, but spend enough time on the various sites and you'll find people saying it shouldn't be mixed. But figured them the same...
     
  4. Dec 12, 2011 at 6:47 PM
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    I wouldn't mix other colors (prestone green and toyota red), if you misunderstood my post.
     
  5. Dec 12, 2011 at 9:06 PM
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    yeah, toyota pink is the just mixed toyota red and water.

    dont mix green n red
     
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