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Old 01-21-2013, 06:12 AM   #16
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Originally Posted by LuciferMutt View Post
Tape a piece of cardboard over half (or more) of the oil cooler for winter riding. Experiment, and only cover what is necessary to get the oil hot enough to burn off the vapor.

175 miles and 4 states? Sheesh -- ride 175 miles in the southwest, and you barely clear one county...
Guess what? there is no oil cooler on the 2012 vstrom. Basically the oil filter housing is water cooled so I guess it's back to the drawing board.
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