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I'm still in the process of swapping everything to my 92 frame of an FZR600 and put pure coolant in the cooling system. So my question is, is that okay for the system or do I have to dilute it with at least some distilled water or should I put distilled water in the overflow.? Last time I used 50/50 mix and was overheating so if so I'm thinking I should use like 70/30 mix of coolant to water? Coolant my bike uses is ethylene glycol and is formulated for an aluminum block.
 

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WintrSol and ZXT10D are dead on. Good luck. Hope you can find the source of the overheating easy.
sorry forgot to mention that before I did the frame swap I drained the coolant to remove the radiator to swap some plugs and coils and it wasn't overheating... then I used some 50/50 car coolant my pops had lying around for his car for the bike then that's when the overheating began, not long after is when I took everything apart to frame swap you think using the car coolant could have had something to do with it?
 

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I didn't have an overheating either on VTX one time that I got. It wasn't until the summer that things started happening. Turned out the previous owner had removed the radiator completely because he thought it was ugly I guess. I got it back from him but I'm mentioning this because one event might not relate to another. I'm sure a mix won't hurt to try. The question is what percentage and I have no idea there. I think the Honda was a 50/50 mix.
So you were running without radiator? And I would try a 70/30 mix of coolant to water my buddy had a similar problem to mine on his Honda 600f3 and said that mix helped out alot
 

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Yep, no radiator. I got it from a local dealer and they didn't catch it either. Ran fine. I put ~500 miles on it before summer hit. Dealer split the labor to put it back on. Then I went a crashed the thing anyway.

Holy, hope your okay from crash and that sucks for the vmax was it totalled completely?
 
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