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if its made for a car then no. go to your local suzuki dealer and ask them for new coolant. i would recommend that you go with stock antifreeze coolant from suzuki.
 

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Do you know when it's time to change your coolant as well? I bought this bike from a guy who's owned it for a year and hasn't done anything to it either except change the oil. It's low know so I'm debating weather or not to change it.

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i went to the dealer yesterday to get some coolant. they told me that they don't even stock suzuki coolant it because you can use regular 50/50 car antifreeze and it is much cheaper than buying the suzuki brand? is this true? i don't want to mess up my motor.
 

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i went to the dealer yesterday to get some coolant. they told me that they don't even stock suzuki coolant it because you can use regular 50/50 car antifreeze and it is much cheaper than buying the suzuki brand? is this true? i don't want to mess up my motor.
It won't hurt a thing just be sure it's safe for aluminum radiators and if it's not the premixed 50/50 coolant (which makes life easy) use de-ionized or distilled water to mix with it.
 

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i went to the dealer yesterday to get some coolant. they told me that they don't even stock suzuki coolant it because you can use regular 50/50 car antifreeze and it is much cheaper than buying the suzuki brand? is this true? i don't want to mess up my motor.
It won't hurt a thing just be sure it's safe for aluminum radiators and if it's not the premixed 50/50 coolant (which makes life easy) use de-ionized or distilled water to mix with it.
I use the Prestone 50/50 in my car and bike. I think all cars now have alum radiators. Its cheap, works great, and costs 1/4 of what the dealer charges.
 

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I have alot of time and money invested in my bikes, so I don't cheap out on fluids, but I don't go overboard with super-fancy stuff either,,, but that's just me.

2 quarts of quality motorcycle coolant every couple of years and only OEM oil filters with motorcycle oil every 3000 miles is not that expensive for peace of mind. :cool:

I buy it all from my motorcycle dealer as I value having them there whenever I need them (I do all my own service/tires/maintenance etc)...plus their parts guys are just way cooler to talk to about bikes than the lackluster dummies behind the cash register at the cheapo auto parts places...
 
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