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Old 04-12-2017, 02:12 PM   #1
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Washer additive - Antifreeze

All what additive do you use to prevent the washer bottle from freezing.
During the summer months I use the BMW concentrate, however as we are getting colder this concentrate does not have any alcohol in it to prevent the washer bottle from freezing.

I use BMW fluid because for some reason you can get a reaction if you mix the BMW fluids with aftermarket. I've seen this with Sonax where it goes gloopy (bacteria).

Has anyone tried this before, or have any other suggestions?
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Old 04-12-2017, 02:14 PM   #2
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Imagine IPA would be perfect for this?
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Whats wrong with simple cheap stuff?

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I bought 5 of these when they were on special ended up with 25l for 10 quid delivered. Seems pretty decent stuff and for that price I've no complaints

Can't you just empty the bmw fluids so that when you top up you're not mixing them? Or am I missing something
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I did the same with the last 40% code.

No way they make money sending 25KG of liquid for 10 quid!!
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I use VW screen wash fluid - made by Wurth - protects to -70C if used neat - safe on rubber and also plastic headlight lens should you have xenon headlights and a wash system for the same.

You can usually get between 10 and 15% discount on a box of ten 1 litre bottles from a VW dealership Parts counter.
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sonax xtreme clear view nano concentrate

sonax xtreme clear view nano concentrate has served me well in the colder months
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Vw or Michelin concentrate from eBay
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I just bought 25 litres of triple QX stuff up there ^^
5x5 was cheaper than 1x25l.

Mine uses too much to use fancy stuff.

I'd be bankrupt.


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I have some Quantum (VW / Audi) stuff and works a treat...
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