Is AlumaSeal Safe or is it like silicone?

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Is AlumaSeal Safe or is it like silicone?

Postby landisr » Sun May 15, 2011 8:15 pm

Any body know if the aluminum powder in AlumaSeal is safe for my 1500, or would the powder act like silicone antifreeze? I get an occasional whiff of antifreeze, and from what I've heard, there are a couple likely culprits, most likely buried in expensive areas. "Doing the right thing" would mean many painful and/or expensive manhours plus obscenely mucho bucks in parts ($115 for a shield, $95 for one connector, plus over 30 OEM hoses, o-rings, etc). My bike is a 94A, and I've owned it from new. It just turned 153,000 miles last week, and it runs great (48 mpg on one tank).

Your thoughts? Many TIA. Ron in MI

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Re: Is AlumaSeal Safe or is it like silicone?

Postby vtxcandyred » Mon May 16, 2011 6:19 pm

I'd keep riding it and keep a close eye on it. I don't know about alumaseal but I would just ride it. See if you can find a shop to take a peek at it. This is from their web site.[url]AlumAseal® has been sealing radiator and heater core leaks for over 75 years. Today’s products feature modern state-of-the-art formulas for unbeatable leak stopping performance. AlumAseal is safe and compatible with ALL antifreeze and coolants (green, orange, yellow or G-05, etc.), and with ALL metal, plastic and rubber parts. Guaranteed to work or your money back![/url]

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