Which coolant should I use in 1.9 DG? G11 or G12

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Which coolant should I use in 1.9 DG? G11 or G12

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Hi there, I have a 1989 1.9 DG I'm a total noob and I am trying to find out which antifreeze to put in it.

The Hayens Manual says G11, the justkampers website says G12, as does this forum post - the only thing everyone agrees on is that it's super important to get the right one! Can anyone help?

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I use Comma Super coolant concentrate (blue), don't mix the colours ie red with blue.
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Taken from the web. You can use either.
The G13 has the same exceptional cooling and antifreeze performance as G12++, but it is manufactured using glycerin. Glycerin is much less harmful to the environment than glycol. The G13 is also excellent for cooling and protection against corrosion and chalk deposits.
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I also use and only ever have used comma super coldmaster . But if you are doing a complete change , make sure you flush out between , and if you are topping up , you must use the same as is in there already , because if you mix coolants , it could turn to porridge consistency mush if they react ....

you cannot mix types ! 
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