Racing car coolant formula ideas

In summary, the conversation is about creating an engine coolant for track motor sports that cannot contain any glycols. The suggestion is to use a "water wetter" and add a surfactant like Tydol X-100, an anti-foaming agent, and an aluminum corrosion inhibitor. The person is looking for advice on how to formulate a better product, but mentions that using water wetter is permitted in SCCA racing due to a no antifreeze rule.
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Need some ideas on a racing coolant formula.
Hey guys!
So, I’m working on an engine coolant for track motor sports that can’t contain any glycols.
I think a simple “water wetter” will work.
A surfactant such as Tydol X-100 come to mind along with an anti foaming agent and aluminum corrosion inhibitor.
I know there are commercial products for this available but would really like to formulate some thing better.
Thanks for any help you can give me.
 
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Water wetter is all that is permitted in SCCA racing as they have a no antifreeze rule. Works great. Not knowing the engine you have, may be other legal ways to make it run cooler.
 

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