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Old 04-09-2008, 07:43 PM
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Bought two gallons of Toyota Red coolant today at Stevinson with our club discount. $20.57 a gallon! It's just going to go up even higher. Sigh.
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Old 04-09-2008, 07:48 PM
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Meh, its cheaper than filling up the gas tank.
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Bought two gallons of Toyota Red coolant today at Stevinson with our club discount. $20.57 a gallon! It's just going to go up even higher. Sigh.
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Robbie spotted Toyota Red at Carquest! I checked and sure enough it's at ours too! I think it's $18 a gallon. I am a green man myself but I know there are a few Red Rockers around!
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For some reason, coolant is on my mind today. So I found this thread to pick on and bump.

What's everyone's opinion on coolant choice. Toyota Red? Green? Meh?

And more importantly - for a 40 running the original, stock radiator what do you guys like? It's currently got something green in it that the PO added.
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green is good.
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Agreed, but for your Taco, the Toyota Pink is the best. I swithced my 1999 4runner to pink and won't go back.
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I run what was in them - I've heard the green and red don't play well together so if you change you need to insure you get completely rid of the old...True? Don't know but I'm risk adverse

Green in the 40, and red (pink to Squishy but I call it red ) in the 80 and LX
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This Page has a good discussion about Red vs. Green.

For me, it's green in the 40, red in the Tundra. The pickup has been running green for quite a while, but that's not exactly a textbook example to go from.
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What's everyone's opinion on coolant choice. Toyota Red? Green? Meh?

And more importantly - for a 40 running the original, stock radiator what do you guys like?
Whatever is handy, hardware store green full strength is what I last picked up. Mix it up with .69 cent distilled water to get to 50/50 mix and it is less expensive that getting the 50/50 mix.
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With the 50/50 mix you're paying more and half of what's in it is water!
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