antifreeze - Ford F150 Forum - Community of Ford Truck Fans

Go Back   Ford F150 Forum - Community of Ford Truck Fans > Late Model F150s > 1997 - 2003 Ford F150
Log In 


antifreeze

Reply
 
 
 
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 09-03-2010, 12:41 PM   #1
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2010
Posts: 325
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Default antifreeze

I already asked about the procedure and got the answer I needed on how to change the anti. but I need to know what anti to buy. Is it the Dexcool, the red one the long life??? please help I'll be doing that this long weekend. . I just don't want to mess up my gaskets with the wrong antifreeze,a picture of the anti bottle would be nice. I have an 02 v6. I don't know what it has right now, I bought the truck used.

thanks for your help.
__________________
STAY THRISTY MY FRIENDS.
thetruck is offline   Reply With Quote
Join F150 Forum

Join F150Forum.com Today - It's Totally Free!

Are you a Ford F150 fan? If so we invite you to join our community and see what it has to offer. Our site is specifically designed for you and it's a great place for Ford F150 Fans to meet online.
Once you join you'll be able to post messages, upload pictures of your truck, and have a great time with other Ford F150 fans. Whether your an old timer or just bought your F150 you'll find that F150Forum.com is a great community to join. Best of all it's totally free!

Join F150Forum.com Today! - Click Here JOIN FOR FREE


-->
Old 09-03-2010, 01:17 PM   #2
Senior Member
 
Join Date: May 2010
Posts: 117
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Default

You should always ck the owners manual, use the link to download a free one since it sounds like you need one.

https://www.fleet.ford.com/maintenan...ls/default.asp

Dex-Cool is used in GM some imports from the EU and some Ricers. Ford Motor Co requires a phosphate free product, I use the Zerex G-05 formula product.
baldtire is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-03-2010, 02:06 PM   #3
Senior Member
 
Join Date: May 2010
Posts: 117
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Default

Click the image to open in full size.
baldtire is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-03-2010, 03:09 PM   #4
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2010
Posts: 325
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by baldtire View Post
Click the image to open in full size.

thanx
__________________
STAY THRISTY MY FRIENDS.
thetruck is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-03-2010, 04:03 PM   #5
big cube 426
 
Join Date: Aug 2009
Posts: 2,047
Thanks: 0
Thanked 2 Times in 2 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by baldtire View Post
Click the image to open in full size.
i like your avatar name.
big cube 426 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-03-2010, 11:52 PM   #6
City of Sanger Fleet Serv
5 Year Member
 
texasedition's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: Krum, Texas
Posts: 1,940
Thanked 13 Times in 13 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Send a message via MSN to texasedition
Default

What is the upside to the G-05? Never heard of it, but the bottle alone has my attention, and I need to do a Coolant flush.
__________________
Jamison Hurley
Lincoln Tech Auto/Diesel Master Program
Unites States Army Military Police Corp
2001 Ford F150 Super Crew XLT 5.4 Pro Comp ES9000 Shocks, Cherry Bomb Extreme Dual Exhaust, Hella Foglights
texasedition is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-04-2010, 07:50 AM   #7
Mark
5 Year Member
 
techrep's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: Va. Beach, VA.
Posts: 19,947
Thanked 568 Times in 502 Posts
Feedback Score: 1 reviews
Default

don't know about the G-05 thing but Dexcool is Chevy antifreeze
__________________
08 FX4... Flowmaster Exhaust, line-X, Sky Jacker leveling kit. 295/65/20 Nitto trails mounted on 20 X 9 Carol Shelby wheels. AIRAID CAI. Harley headlamps and LED Tails & 3rd brake lights,custom upper and lower Grill. Edge Evolution. Interior/Exterior LED lighting, NFAB step bars.
techrep is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-08-2010, 08:57 PM   #8
City of Sanger Fleet Serv
5 Year Member
 
texasedition's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: Krum, Texas
Posts: 1,940
Thanked 13 Times in 13 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Send a message via MSN to texasedition
Default

I found out it is made by Valvoline, so I am buying it.
__________________
Jamison Hurley
Lincoln Tech Auto/Diesel Master Program
Unites States Army Military Police Corp
2001 Ford F150 Super Crew XLT 5.4 Pro Comp ES9000 Shocks, Cherry Bomb Extreme Dual Exhaust, Hella Foglights
texasedition is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-08-2010, 09:09 PM   #9
Just call me sean. Really
5 Year Member
 
mustangGT90210's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: Northern Sarasota area, Florida
Posts: 4,967
Thanked 39 Times in 36 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Send a message via AIM to mustangGT90210
Default

I've always used Prestone in my '91, what's the difference with the new engines?
__________________
1991 F150 XLT Lariat - 300 I6/E4OD, 2 Wheel Drive, Bright Regatta Blue Metallic - SOLD

1994 F150 XL - 302/E4OD - 2 Wheel Drive 3.55LS
New project

mustangGT90210 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-08-2010, 09:09 PM
 
 
 
Reply

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
how do change antifreeze in 05 5.4 wippdriver 2004 - 2008 Ford F150 2 07-29-2011 08:33 PM
uh-oh, dumping antifreeze dbozman 1997 - 2003 Ford F150 5 07-02-2011 10:37 AM
Smelling antifreeze Infamous05 1987 - 1996 F150 6 09-03-2010 12:30 AM
Antifreeze Problems cloudman 2004 - 2008 Ford F150 7 01-06-2010 06:42 PM
antifreeze in the cylinder tommyb 1997 - 2003 Ford F150 0 06-15-2009 04:13 PM


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 03:22 AM.


Copyright 2006 - 20011 F150forum.com
This site is in no way affiliated with the Ford Motor Company.