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Coolant Hi all. . I am the 2nd owner of my bike. Has about 2500 miles currently. Want to change the Coolant. My dealer sells the Honda 50/50 blend for $5.50 Qt. Another Honda dealer told me that I can use the Green as long as it is Safe for Aluminum. My bike would take about 3 Qts for a Drain and Fill. Does anyone know if I can use the Prestone 50/50? The one that claims to be safe for any type of anti-freeze.

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Whatever you do don't pay the $5.50 per quart. Anything for an aluminum radiator will do the job.

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