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#3346412 - 04/18/14 10:47 AM Lisle Coolant Funnel
artbuc Offline


Registered: 12/02/05
Posts: 538
Loc: West Chester, PA
I bought mine about 6 months ago on Amazon. After decades of tedious coolant changes with coolant splashing all over the place, I used this boy for the first time this morning. Works perfectly.

http://www.walmart.com/ip/Lisle-Spil...-Thrd/19654863


Edited by artbuc (04/18/14 10:50 AM)

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#3346418 - 04/18/14 10:57 AM Re: Lisle Coolant Funnel [Re: artbuc]
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Registered: 05/18/12
Posts: 2258
Loc: Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Gets good reviews on Amazon. Having said that, I have never had any difficulty getting the air out of a cooling system. Someone on Amazon also suggested buying the newer version 24680

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#3346423 - 04/18/14 11:00 AM Re: Lisle Coolant Funnel [Re: artbuc]
JZiggy Offline


Registered: 10/12/10
Posts: 743
Loc: GA
I got one of these things a couple of years ago. I could not live without it now.

It raises the fluid level high enough that it helps burp the system, and I have done coolant exchanges without spilling a single drop.
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#3346437 - 04/18/14 11:17 AM Re: Lisle Coolant Funnel [Re: artbuc]
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Registered: 03/21/04
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Loc: Upstate NY
What is wrong with a Prestone funnel that has a large throat for pouring coolant quickly?
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#3346468 - 04/18/14 11:36 AM Re: Lisle Coolant Funnel [Re: artbuc]
michaelluscher Offline


Registered: 10/07/12
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Yes, buy the updated model, more adapters
It's usually a few $ cheaper too smile

I bought one, If you need to touch a cooling system on a modern car, ESPECIALLY Japanese engines, it's mandatory.......

...Unless you want to spill coolant all over the floor, then the dozens of stray cats in your neighborhood will lick at it, and don't make me explain the rest from experience.

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#3346508 - 04/18/14 12:29 PM Re: Lisle Coolant Funnel [Re: Donald]
artbuc Offline


Registered: 12/02/05
Posts: 538
Loc: West Chester, PA
Originally Posted By: Donald
What is wrong with a Prestone funnel that has a large throat for pouring coolant quickly?


Nothing, but this funnel is sealed so it captures coolant as it expands. Not saying it is essential, but the convenience, to me at least, easily justifies the price.

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#3346509 - 04/18/14 12:32 PM Re: Lisle Coolant Funnel [Re: zzyzzx]
artbuc Offline


Registered: 12/02/05
Posts: 538
Loc: West Chester, PA
Originally Posted By: zzyzzx
Gets good reviews on Amazon. Having said that, I have never had any difficulty getting the air out of a cooling system. Someone on Amazon also suggested buying the newer version 24680


The 24680 is just a funnel which is not worth more than any other funnel. The important feature is sealing the connection between the funnel and coolant inlet.

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#3346513 - 04/18/14 12:37 PM Re: Lisle Coolant Funnel [Re: artbuc]
EricG Offline


Registered: 03/03/09
Posts: 95
Loc: SW Louisiana
These are the best for no mess and zero trapped air in the system!

http://www.amazon.com/s/?ie=UTF8&key...l_8ze64bddws_bb

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#3346516 - 04/18/14 12:45 PM Re: Lisle Coolant Funnel [Re: EricG]
Drew99GT Offline


Registered: 10/11/02
Posts: 21116
Loc: Colorado Springs
Originally Posted By: EricG
These are the best for no mess and zero trapped air in the system!

http://www.amazon.com/s/?ie=UTF8&key...l_8ze64bddws_bb


Stupid question; do you need a separate vacuum pump or large air compressor for one of those?

Here is how to use the Lisle to bleed a cooling system. Works flawlessly but take a bit of time.


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#3346608 - 04/18/14 02:24 PM Re: Lisle Coolant Funnel [Re: artbuc]
Chris142 Offline


Registered: 06/05/03
Posts: 12364
Loc: apple valley, ca
i have 2 that i use every day.they come with several adapters one of which i dont know what kind of car it fits.
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