Recent Topics
Tough low-ash OE specs, API SJ/SM apps, short OCIs
by d00df00d
06/29/17 05:47 AM
High mileage oil???
by OneEyeJack
06/29/17 03:27 AM
Question on 30wt oils
by Ammofirst
06/29/17 02:16 AM
True economics of extended oil drains
by userfriendly
06/29/17 12:34 AM
China to mass-produce 400km/h fast train
by L_Sludger
06/29/17 12:06 AM
why is it so hard to find a good body shop?
by tomcat27
06/28/17 11:32 PM
first aid kit..what to put in?
by bmwjohn
06/28/17 11:20 PM
2016 Harley sportster 883 iron
by jkhawaii
06/28/17 11:20 PM
Performed the Citric Acid Flush With Great Results
by DoubleWasp
06/28/17 11:13 PM
Who wants to buy this house?
by Chris142
06/28/17 11:09 PM
Switch from Royal Purple 10-40 to?
by 555
06/28/17 10:26 PM
Boutique/Expensive Oils over standard brands?
by gryffinwings
06/28/17 10:00 PM
Beck/Arnley control arm is Kia/Hyundai OEM
by Klutch9
06/28/17 09:38 PM
MPG after switched to new Mobil1 FS 0w40
by Eugene_Von
06/28/17 09:36 PM
Valvoline Maxlife Full Synthetic 5w30
by bbhero
06/28/17 09:16 PM
Toyo Open Country
by Camprunner
06/28/17 09:15 PM
Red Line 10W-30, 1992 Acura NSX, 3 months
by robertcope
06/28/17 09:10 PM
trans lubrication on startup
by MrTruckDriver
06/28/17 09:08 PM
Gas Pressure washer
by ford46guy
06/28/17 09:07 PM
Valvoline HD CK-4, CJ-4/SN Ford Approved Spec
by fantastic
06/28/17 08:53 PM
Newest Members
fantastic, ACuna545, koryg0327, Fred_L_Johnson, turk182
62006 Registered Users
Who's Online
81 registered (Andrei, 03s, asiancivicmaniac, agpatel, Ammofirst, ArcticDriver, 8 invisible), 1703 Guests and 11 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Forum Stats
62006 Members
66 Forums
267198 Topics
4419564 Posts

Max Online: 3590 @ 01/24/17 08:07 PM
Donate to BITOG
Page 2 of 3 < 1 2 3 >
Topic Options
#1317366 - 12/20/08 08:07 AM Re: PEAK Global Life Time [Re: james49]
Char Baby Offline


Registered: 05/25/05
Posts: 8981
Loc: ROCHESTER, NY
 Originally Posted By: james49
I'm not that impressed with Peak's lifetime warranty. If I have to do all the manufacturers recommend maintenance to keep the warranty valid, I'll have to the change the antifreeze in 2 years.


James49,
Can you explain a little more?...Are you talking about the PEAK Global Life Time?...Every 2 years?
_________________________
"Retired"
'80 Firebird FORMULA V8/4bbl-purchased "NEW"
'06 Mazda 3i 2.0L
'15 Nissan Altima 2.5 SV

Top
#1317908 - 12/20/08 08:24 PM Re: PEAK Global Life Time [Re: Char Baby]
james49 Offline


Registered: 12/01/08
Posts: 54
Loc: GA,USA
According to there website http://www.peakantifreeze.com/peak_global_lifetime.html for the lifetime warranty to be valid you have to do a complete flush of your cooling system and follow the maintenance schedule in your owner's manual. My manual says to change the coolant at 48 months or 60,000 miles (whichever comes 1st) and from then on to change it every 24 months or 30,000 mile (whichever comes 1st). Also if you do your own maintenance it might be hard to prove you did it all. I sent them an email, and I will call them Monday at 1-800-323-5440 to try to clarify the matter.


Edited by james49 (12/20/08 08:25 PM)

Top
#1318169 - 12/21/08 03:40 AM Re: PEAK Global Life Time [Re: james49]
Char Baby Offline


Registered: 05/25/05
Posts: 8981
Loc: ROCHESTER, NY
Oh, I see! So it's really no difference than using any other antifreeze. It's not as though you can do a complete cooling system flush and install Peak Global Lifetime and leave it at that. Oh well!

I wonder if it's a better antifreeze than their regular green and LongLife?...Hmmmmm!
_________________________
"Retired"
'80 Firebird FORMULA V8/4bbl-purchased "NEW"
'06 Mazda 3i 2.0L
'15 Nissan Altima 2.5 SV

Top
#1319355 - 12/22/08 01:00 PM Re: PEAK Global Life Time [Re: Char Baby]
james49 Offline


Registered: 12/01/08
Posts: 54
Loc: GA,USA
 Originally Posted By: Char Baby
Oh, I see! So it's really no difference than using any other antifreeze. It's not as though you can do a complete cooling system flush and install Peak Global Lifetime and leave it at that. Oh well!

I wonder if it's a better antifreeze than their regular green and LongLife?...Hmmmmm!


Someone from Peak called me about my email. I was told that you don't have to change your antifreeze according to your owner's manual, and If you do your own maintenance you just have to keep a record of it. So I guess it may be a pretty good antifreeze.

Top
#1330285 - 01/03/09 11:42 PM Re: PEAK Global Life Time [Re: james49]
SilverC6 Offline


Registered: 10/03/08
Posts: 2904
Loc: Southeast
Sounds like Peak is interested in their customers.

That's encouraging.
_________________________
'10 & '11 Camry 0W-20 PP
'11 Landcruiser 5W30 PP
'13 BMW 550IX Castrol 0W40
'08 BMW Z4M Coupe TWS 10W60
'13 BMW M6 BMW 5W30

Top
#1333436 - 01/07/09 12:33 AM Re: PEAK Global Life Time [Re: SilverC6]
Ross Offline


Registered: 09/10/02
Posts: 699
Loc: Bismarck, ND
So is peak global lifetime HOAT or OAT? In otherwords is it the same at G-05, motorcraft, mopar?
_________________________
land of fieros
88 fiero gt t-tops 3,000 original miles
09 saturn outlook
11 hyundai accent se
03&04 mitsubishi made chrysler sebrings
06 buick lucerne

Top
#1333445 - 01/07/09 01:08 AM Re: PEAK Global Life Time [Re: Ross]
Reddy45 Offline


Registered: 08/15/08
Posts: 1451
Loc: USA
I'm pretty sure PEAK coolants are silicate-free, while G-05 does have silicates (a small amount).

Due to this, I'm inclined to think G05 is HOAT and PEAK is OAT.

Reference: http://www.autostalk.com/382734-post15.html
_________________________
2015 Toyota Tacoma V6 4X4

Top
#1333559 - 01/07/09 08:32 AM Re: PEAK Global Life Time [Re: Reddy45]
Donald Offline


Registered: 03/21/04
Posts: 18730
Loc: Upstate NY
 Originally Posted By: Reddy45
I'm pretty sure PEAK coolants are silicate-free, while G-05 does have silicates (a small amount).

Due to this, I'm inclined to think G05 is HOAT and PEAK is OAT.

Reference: http://www.autostalk.com/382734-post15.html


There is Peak Lifetime which I believe is a OAT and Peak Global which is definitely a HOAT.
_________________________
2015 Subaru Forester 2.5 engine/CVT
2015 Ford F250 w/Powerstroke
2016 Subaru Crosstrek CVT (wife's)


Top
#1333696 - 01/07/09 11:01 AM Re: PEAK Global Life Time [Re: Donald]
doitmyself Offline


Registered: 06/03/02
Posts: 5746
Loc: MI
 Originally Posted By: Donald
 Originally Posted By: Reddy45
I'm pretty sure PEAK coolants are silicate-free, while G-05 does have silicates (a small amount).

Due to this, I'm inclined to think G05 is HOAT and PEAK is OAT.

Reference: http://www.autostalk.com/382734-post15.html


There is Peak Lifetime which I believe is a OAT and Peak Global which is definitely a HOAT.



It certainly is very difficult to figure out all of Peak's products. Donald, if you go to Peak's website here:

http://www.peakantifreeze.com/peak_global_lifetime.html

it states "PEAK Global® LifeTime™ Antifreeze & Coolant - Antigel/Réfrigerant features a patented, advanced organic acid technology" and "Features a patented non 2-EH formula that is phosphate-free and silicate-free"

I think that would make it closer to an OAT instead of a HOAT, unless I am missing something (which wouldn't be unusual).

Top
#1333715 - 01/07/09 11:16 AM Re: PEAK Global Life Time [Re: doitmyself]
Donald Offline


Registered: 03/21/04
Posts: 18730
Loc: Upstate NY
OK, I stand corrected, Peak Global is an OAT antifreeze but without 2-EHA.

However to confuse things even more:
Q. Are all extended life OAT coolants the same?

No, there are hundreds of organic acids that can be used as corrosion inhibitors in extended life coolants. PEAK Global LifeTime Antifreeze uses a unique and patented inhibitor package to provide maximum cooling system protection and is the first extended life coolant that can be used in all automobiles worldwide.
_________________________
2015 Subaru Forester 2.5 engine/CVT
2015 Ford F250 w/Powerstroke
2016 Subaru Crosstrek CVT (wife's)


Top
#1333717 - 01/07/09 11:18 AM Re: PEAK Global Life Time [Re: Donald]
rszappa1 Offline


Registered: 02/24/06
Posts: 1664
Loc: louisville ky
Peak is all organic it is safe to use in a Honda or Toyota...

Top
#1333744 - 01/07/09 11:42 AM Re: PEAK Global Life Time [Re: rszappa1]
doitmyself Offline


Registered: 06/03/02
Posts: 5746
Loc: MI
 Originally Posted By: rszappa1
Peak is all organic it is safe to use in a Honda or Toyota...


Is this a statement, or a question? Either way, the confusion about Peak Global Lifetime comes full circle. Lately, many here have been recommending Peak GL (an OAT) for Honda and Toyota (who's coolant contains phosphorous...a HOAT?).

So, the PEAK is a very unique "universal", serves all coolant, according to them.

Top
#1333756 - 01/07/09 12:00 PM Re: PEAK Global Life Time [Re: doitmyself]
rszappa1 Offline


Registered: 02/24/06
Posts: 1664
Loc: louisville ky
Statement from Peak....

Top
#1333785 - 01/07/09 12:32 PM Re: PEAK Global Life Time [Re: doitmyself]
PeteTheFarmer Offline


Registered: 12/15/06
Posts: 528
Loc: PA by way of Oregon
 Quote:
Lately, many here have been recommending Peak GL (an OAT) for Honda and Toyota (who's coolant contains phosphorous...a HOAT?).


You've mentioned an possible discrepancy I've also noticed. One might expect that using phosphate together with an organic acid would make antifreeze HOAT, but I've only seen that acronym used for antifreezes that contain silicate.

As far as using Peak Global in Asian vehicles, I use it in my Honda because I don't know of another aftermarket product that comes as close to OEM. It's organic acid, non 2EHA, and has no silicates. So far no issues.

Top
#1333893 - 01/07/09 01:47 PM Re: PEAK Global Life Time [Re: PeteTheFarmer]
Audi Junkie Offline


Registered: 11/03/02
Posts: 11247
Loc: PA
fwiw, I used G-05 in my old CRV for 3-4 years.

afaik, Prestone "All Makes" has MB specs, shouldn't be silicated? I mean, MB believes in Si so strongly, they put a sack of them in the coolant tank to replenish it. So, it's a "patented" formula...is PEAK the same or different? I suspect the same.
_________________________
2008 Opel Astra 1.8 VVT 5M
2010 VW Tiguan 2.0 TSI 6M
(APR Powered)

Top
Page 2 of 3 < 1 2 3 >