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#3280754 - 02/13/14 01:46 PM 1995 ford f250 coolant.
waltywalt Offline


Registered: 02/10/14
Posts: 308
Loc: ny
When I got the truck 2 years ago I did a flush and put in regular carquest green antifreeze. Now I wanna do another flush this spring and wanna use a long life coolant. Whats a good choice?


Edited by waltywalt (02/13/14 01:47 PM)

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#3280766 - 02/13/14 02:03 PM Re: 1995 ford f250 coolant. [Re: waltywalt]
nwjones18 Offline


Registered: 11/30/09
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Loc: Warner Robins, GA
I use the green AAP longlife coolant in mine and have had no problems.
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#3280775 - 02/13/14 02:09 PM Re: 1995 ford f250 coolant. [Re: nwjones18]
Kira Offline


Registered: 08/19/10
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Hello, We did the research when my pal got a neglected 1997 F-150 (4.6L IIRC). We went with basic green. There were several Ford "golds" around that time but as I recall they had more to do with the company's world wide applications. Kira

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#3280780 - 02/13/14 02:11 PM Re: 1995 ford f250 coolant. [Re: waltywalt]
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Loc: apple valley, ca
What engine? Gas or diesel?
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#3280815 - 02/13/14 02:42 PM Re: 1995 ford f250 coolant. [Re: waltywalt]
Donald Offline


Registered: 03/21/04
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Loc: Upstate NY
You could easily upgrade to G-05. Its fine in systems that previously used "ole green".
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#3280923 - 02/13/14 04:24 PM Re: 1995 ford f250 coolant. [Re: Chris142]
waltywalt Offline


Registered: 02/10/14
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1995 f250 5.8l gas

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#3283036 - 02/15/14 01:20 PM Re: 1995 ford f250 coolant. [Re: waltywalt]
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Registered: 04/08/06
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Loc: Birmingham, AL
If it were mine, I would use G-05 or John Deere CoolgardII which are compatible and can be mixed without issue.

Ford switched many of their engines over to this from regular green around 2001/2002 without making changes to the cooling system. It's safe for all the materials in your truck's cooling system.
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