[ROVERNET - UK] Coolant choice

Vern Klukas vern at inkspotco.com
Wed May 31 19:24:01 BST 2006

That is what the water wetter is for Ben, among it's other virtues. 
I've been running water only in the summer for several years now, 
with our any problems of any kind.

In any event, all the water pump seals I know of are carbon seals, 
which are inherently self-lubricating.


>Hi Vern
>             A very interesting email on coolant, and I agree with most of
>your points, however I'm not sure I would want to use 100% water in the
>cooling system. I have always believed that some anti freeze should be used,
>if only as a lubricant. Pure water has no lubricating ability and can cause
>damage to seals etc. Better described, its rather like trying to wash your
>hands without soap.
>                                Regards  Ben
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