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Old 09-15-2011, 09:24 AM   #54
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I will like to test a 160F temp sensor but could make any harm and were to find this one maybe a auto-stores have a similar one.
As 167f is the lower temp most tuners aim for in oil/coolant systems it seems as though 160f would be counter-productive (too cool).

As for the 200f vs the 220f switch (w/2nd fan) the bike seems very stable now- before it would heat up until you could feel the heat coming up around you, now even in the slow stuff I hardly notice it.

I thought the 2nd fan would make a lot of noise, but I can't really tell it's there, and the bike QUICKLY returns to its lower temp, so I'd say it's a winner.

If I lived closer to the equator or somewhere with REALLY punishing heat I'd go for the 5.2" fan- but for now I'm happy and everything fits as though it came with the bike

Good Job Ken!
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