What is the advantage of Stainless HX?

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  1. GreenTechAgain
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    The 2018 Legend has stainless HX. Of course, I just bought a 2017.

    Should I be eating my heart out?

    What are the advantages of stainless?
  2. Matt Wood
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    Unless it's a different design that holds more heat, it seems to me that it's able to have a less chance of freeze damage. It might hold more water pressure if it uses different fittings, but that really doesn't matter if it's the same water pump. I think you got an awesome truckmount at an awesome deal, so I wouldn't be too concerned
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    More pressure, ss does not transfer heat as well as copper tubing, but does handle low temps better, but no matter what a bad freeze can wreck em all
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    SS can handle engine exhaust service better, more resistant to corrosive effects. Copper transfers heat more readily but limited pressure.

    Hard freeze can kill ANY heat exchanger.
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