Recent Topics
Tonneau cover options
by messedJ
Today at 01:38 AM
WHOA Recent Topics!!
by Brybo86
Yesterday at 11:35 PM
Newer diesel oils in older gas vehicle
by Samrsnow
Yesterday at 11:20 PM
Pennzoil Fallout?
by FlyingTexan
Yesterday at 11:12 PM
ATF for my hybrid?
by Dyusik
Yesterday at 10:05 PM
1988 Chevy Scottsdale oil filter
by NavyVet88
Yesterday at 09:58 PM
Grandmother just picked one of these up....
by gregk24
Yesterday at 09:57 PM
Disposal and collection solution
by Mikemac
Yesterday at 08:34 PM
Subaru - best AWD technology?
by NissanMaxima
Yesterday at 08:34 PM
Why do store-brand / exclusive tires exist?
by 92saturnsl2
Yesterday at 08:28 PM
Mobil Super Syn 0w20 - 9,829 miles - CX5 w/ 2.5l
by RamFan
Yesterday at 08:17 PM
2006 Accord XM antenna cover
by greenjp
Yesterday at 08:06 PM
Car dies when I push in the clutch
by Fsharp
Yesterday at 07:54 PM
Request Input: UOA Quick Start Guide
by M54B30
Yesterday at 07:49 PM
2011 LML Duramax 91,000 miles, 8500 OCI Delo 15w40
by Too3zln
Yesterday at 07:26 PM
Help with a threaded adapter.
by OneEyeJack
Yesterday at 07:08 PM
What else needs to be done...
by OneEyeJack
Yesterday at 07:02 PM
1100 miles, Factory Fill 2016 Harley Electra Glide
by montero1
Yesterday at 06:52 PM
Vehicle Lighting Fads?
by SubLGT
Yesterday at 06:25 PM
WIX 57060, CUT OPEN
by car51
Yesterday at 06:10 PM
Newest Members
Geoff1200, ggw1957, WSinla, jujufly, phrancke
60622 Registered Users
Who's Online
19 registered (czbrian, CDX825, dman4384, bbhero, earlyre, DemoFly, 3 invisible), 988 Guests and 24 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Forum Stats
60622 Members
66 Forums
261486 Topics
4313739 Posts

Max Online: 3590 @ 01/24/17 08:07 PM
Donate to BITOG
Topic Options
#3346412 - 04/18/14 10:47 AM Lisle Coolant Funnel
artbuc Offline


Registered: 12/02/05
Posts: 903
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: 3752
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: 769
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: 18024
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
2015 Ford F250 w/Powerstroke
2016 Subaru Crosstrek CVT (wife's)


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


Registered: 10/07/12
Posts: 2185
Loc: Northeast
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 61k
'01 Mercury Villager Estate VG33E 49k
'06 Ford Taurus SE Vulcan 56k
'13 Chrysler 300 3.6 Pentastar 136k
2016

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


Registered: 12/02/05
Posts: 903
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: 903
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: 128
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
_________________________
11 F150 4x4 5.0
03 Century
95 K1500
94 Tercel

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


Registered: 10/11/02
Posts: 21690
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: 14755
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 proline 15w40
04 Tahoe super-s 5w30
Z400 Lucas 10w30
KLR250 Maxima 10w40
Can am maveric edge 5w40

Top