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Cewonz
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Is this safe to use on my 98 GL1500 family?
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Probably not. Check the back of the container to see if it contains silicates. You will see a lot of comments here from folks that pretty quickly ruined their water pump using antifreeze with silicates. If you want to go with a Prestone product vs OEM or another option, you will likely want the Prestone that says "For Asian Vehicles" with a blue label.
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Go to your local Honda car dealership and buy the Honda coolant by the gallon.
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Been posted several places that good ol' green FULL STRENGTH Prestone coolant is silicate-free, and OK for 'Wings. Don't get the pre-mix or other formulas though, just get the plain full-power stuff and mix it 50-50 yourself.
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Thanks guys. The only reason I entertained this because it says on the back for all manufacturers, makes & models. It didn't mention anything about silicates.


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