Recent Topics
ProGauge PGO-4612 Oil Filter??
by andrewp1998
02/07/16 01:11 AM
Filter efficiency and diminishing returns
by ToadU
02/07/16 12:19 AM
Change PP after 1000 mi 6 month Short Winter Trips
by WillsYoda
02/07/16 12:00 AM
Tread Life & Curvy Roads
by Nick1994
02/06/16 11:46 PM
What paper engine air filter do YOU recommend?
by Georgiey22
02/06/16 11:20 PM
Power Steering Problems.......
by qwerty1234
02/06/16 10:58 PM
CLR repair of completely blocked heater core/hose
by DoubleWasp
02/06/16 10:55 PM
FS Ford racing Fiesta exhaust system
by mv6845
02/06/16 10:27 PM
Inner Tie-rod removal
by Sawdusted
02/06/16 09:54 PM
What's a good price for a 2013 4Runner?
by Gebo
02/06/16 09:34 PM
Chrysler 42LE - avoid synthetic gear lubes
by Wampahoofus
02/06/16 09:15 PM
Nose mask (car bra) tab repair
by aquariuscsm
02/06/16 08:53 PM
Newest Members
Nazmorgul, bhans, truthtracer, Recreator, 18LateModelFan
56842 Registered Users
Who's Online
30 registered (Astro14, B320i, alan003, akela, AutoCoil, 2015_PSD, 1 invisible), 490 Guests and 199 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Forum Stats
56842 Members
66 Forums
244346 Topics
3978469 Posts

Max Online: 2862 @ 07/07/14 03:10 PM
Donate to BITOG
Topic Options
#3346412 - 04/18/14 10:47 AM Lisle Coolant Funnel
artbuc Offline


Registered: 12/02/05
Posts: 702
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)

Top
#3346418 - 04/18/14 10:57 AM Re: Lisle Coolant Funnel [Re: artbuc]
zzyzzx Offline


Registered: 05/18/12
Posts: 2940
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

Top
#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.
_________________________
Basic,, Simple,

Top
#3346437 - 04/18/14 11:17 AM Re: Lisle Coolant Funnel [Re: artbuc]
Donald Offline


Registered: 03/21/04
Posts: 16046
Loc: Upstate NY
What is wrong with a Prestone funnel that has a large throat for pouring coolant quickly?
_________________________
2015 Subaru Forester 2.5 engine/CVT PP & M1
2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0 - PP & M1
1999 Dodge Ram 2500 w/Cummins - Rotella T6 & M1


Top
#3346468 - 04/18/14 11:36 AM Re: Lisle Coolant Funnel [Re: artbuc]
michaelluscher Offline


Registered: 10/07/12
Posts: 2103
Loc: Tri States Little Italy
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.

I was very depressed that day cry
_________________________
'06 Toyota Camry SE V6 3MZ-FE 51k
'01 Mercury Villager Estate VG33E 48k
'06 Ford Taurus SE Vulcan 48k
'13 Chrysler 300 3.6 Pentastar 45k
2012-2015

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


Registered: 12/02/05
Posts: 702
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.

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


Registered: 12/02/05
Posts: 702
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.

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


Registered: 03/03/09
Posts: 100
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

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


Registered: 10/11/02
Posts: 21387
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.


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


Registered: 06/05/03
Posts: 13482
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.
_________________________
02 Wrangler super-s 10w30
87 F250 delo 15w40
04 Tahoe super-s 5w30
Z400 Lucas 10w30
KLR250 Maxima 10w40
Can am maveric delo 5w40

Top