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Caterpillar 3208 Solutions This sub-forum is hosted by Mike Hohnstein who has been at this kind of thing for 50+ years now, guess I'm addicted. The saga has been all about progressively larger shop space since then. Honestly, never wanted to get into the CAT 3208's that were originally considered to be a throwaway engine but that's all that works in a FC in my world. Same thing with my Ford toter, that came with a NA, too much effort to hang in a 6, so been at it with the CAT V-8 for 20 years now. In reality you can get excellent life out of a CAT 3208 if it's built correctly. Post your questions about the CAT 3208 engines here and Mike will try to help you out.

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I don't know but any coolant that is listed as being good for 600,000 miles must be OAT. Awhile back there were some that had a different chemical makeup. I think none of those are being sold anymore. Final Charge makes quite a few of those brands. Cat always has their own fluids. They are not expensive anymore. I only see one disadvantage. In some areas of the country may not be available. But most NAPA's and almost all truck stops carry them. I have it both the Bird and our Dynasty.
Your right, I always carry a few bottles of the CAT ELC EC-1 stuff with me, it’s not very pricey. I asked a CAT guy once what other coolant is compatible if I can’t find the CAT stuff, I think he told me Zerex but I’m not sure so don’t quote me on that.
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