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Old 10-25-2011, 11:22 PM   #736
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Nothing new? Come on, the Triumph guys are all atwitter about the new Explorer!


I'm not a fan of it, it's not a BMW, don't like the details.

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Old 10-26-2011, 04:59 AM   #737
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If they are putting the wethead in the GS, are they also going to be putting that engine in the RT?
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Old 10-26-2011, 05:04 AM   #738
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If they are putting the wethead in the GS, are they also going to be putting that engine in the RT?
Isn't the past pattern to release a new drivetrain in one model and then over a period of years have it trickle out to others?
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Old 10-26-2011, 05:43 AM   #739
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Isn't the past pattern to release a new drivetrain in one model and then over a period of years have it trickle out to others?
The GS was first, but the RT was nearly the same time when the CamHead was introduced.

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Old 10-26-2011, 06:34 AM   #740
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The GS was first, but the RT was nearly the same time when the CamHead was introduced.

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I....er....ah... suspect you will see a similar occurance.
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Old 10-26-2011, 06:47 AM   #741
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I....er....ah... suspect you will see a similar occurance.


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Old 10-26-2011, 06:52 AM   #742
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What kind of oil did they use? Better yet, what kind of coolant did they use?

Oh, I can just see the threads now...synthetic or dino engine coolant!



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Old 10-26-2011, 09:01 AM   #743
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You think I should use the green or the orange coolant?
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Old 10-26-2011, 10:54 AM   #744
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You think I should use the green or the orange coolant?
Exactly! And what is the coolant fluid service interval?

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Old 10-26-2011, 11:05 AM   #745
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Exactly! And what is the coolant fluid service interval?

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Old 10-26-2011, 11:16 AM   #746
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Old 10-26-2011, 12:48 PM   #747
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You think I should use the green or the orange coolant?
Blue: Engine ice
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Old 10-27-2011, 06:33 AM   #748
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Maybe the radiator will have no drain and will have to be removed and turned upside down.
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Old 10-27-2011, 06:38 AM   #749
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Maybe the radiator will have no drain and will have to be removed and turned upside down.
Oh crap! Are you telling me that I will need to take the rad apart and lube it as well? If I hold the rad at 9 and 3 and shake it, will that tell me when I need to change the coolant?

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Old 10-27-2011, 07:04 PM   #750
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Water cooling complexity

Does adding all those components really help me appreciate the GS even more?
Maybe but most probably not.
The only real benefit I can see is the added legroom for my super long legs.

Radiator
Antifreeze
Cooling Fan
Thermostat
Water pump
Expansion tank

Complicated!
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