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It seems that a lot of coolant comes pre-mixed at 50-50%. A 2012 Streetfighter 848 shop manual calls for a 35-40% mix of coolant with water. So, i purchased Prestone concentrate and will do the mixing myself. It is the yellow concentrate which was what came out of the bike when I drained it.

The suggested Shell antifreeze from the shop manual isn't available here.

Wondering if anyone else has used Prestone and if it is the right one to use?

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35% – 40% provides protection down to -5°F – 10°F. It gets colder in Alaska so I'm assuming you have a heated garage.

(50/50 get you down to-34°F)
 

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I use prestone premix and haven't had an issue in 100 degree weather with high humidity. The temp gauge will go almost all the way up at a stop but cools back down to 3 or 4 bars as soon as the fan turns on.

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When came the time to freshen up coolant on the '10 SF1098, I switched to Engine Ice and average running temps definitely seem a little cooler. Empirical data from doing this on my other Ducs suggests 1-4 degrees average cooler running. Not a gamechanger but worth noting...
 
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