130 Cooling system capacity

What is the liquid capacity of the 'stock' 130 cooling system (with the standard radiator)? I know there will be slight variances based on the way it was plumbed but I'm looking for real-world quantities. I received one gallon of Evans prep fluid with my FF kit but it obviously takes more than that, I'm just wondering how much more? That prep fluid isn't cheap and I'd rather not buy more than I have to, plus I'd have to dispose of it later. I can't find any reference to the quantity on the tech pages and haven't seen it on any of the videos (BTW I'm really tired of having to watch videos to ferret out tech specs and standards).

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  • Been awhile since we added coolant, so I don't remember. Since you're planning to use Prep anyway, you might as well just fill with water, and then drain to measure the capacity.
  • 1.5 gallons. No need to fill the system to the max with prep fluid in order to absorb any moisture.
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