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PostPosted: Sun Sep 18, 2011 12:21 am 
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Can anyone tell me what the cooling system capacity for my 1996 Bonneville SE is? Also, what is the antifreeze to water ratio? Any help would be appreciated!


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PostPosted: Sun Sep 18, 2011 9:19 am 
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50/50 mix is typically the norm for cars, best of both worlds. Capacity should be in the owners manual in fluid capacities. 13qts is the cooling system capacity. :wink:

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Depending on where you live, you may want to use a slightly higher ratio. I usually add a half gallon of pure anti-freeze, then mix from there with that jug.

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Isn't a 50/50 mix good to -30*?

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Probably. In MN it can get lower than that....

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All right thought so, but you're right about your MN winters. :offtopic: Ok now back on topic, thanks for the insight.

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