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    Winter Preperation

    So who has checked their anti-freeze concentration?

    Topped up the washer bottle with more than just water?



    The M3 is ok down to -23
    The 328 is ok down to -7 inspite of the antifreeze looking thicker
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    Yep.

    -24 on the 330. -15 on the NO Charisma !
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    Winter Preperation

    Do you have testing strips or something for this?
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    Quote Originally Posted by cforehead View Post
    Do you have testing strips or something for this?
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    Just done an anti freeze flush from bone dry.

    50/50 mix so should be okay?

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    Just done an anti freeze flush from bone dry.

    50/50 mix so should be okay?
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    Just changed my coolant 50/50, but I checked the car when I bought it anyway.

    I don't really see the point in messing about with the washer fluid, as if you put enough product in there to stop it freezing it gums the bloody jets up!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Stal1878 View Post
    as if you put enough product in there to stop it freezing it gums the bloody jets up!
    Strong in winter weak in summer. Annoying thing is that once used the lighter elements seem to evaporate of the nozzles when driving and freeze anyway. Oh unless you have a winter comfrot kit
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    Whilst we are all prepping for winter does anyone decrease the amount of psi in there tyres to gain more traction?

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    Bought some gloves and an extra scraper.

    These will be going in the passenger side so the missus can clear the ice while I "prep the car".






    Yeah right!

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