Refilling radiator

Ernest Montague afm199 at earthlink.net
Wed Sep 30 18:26:05 PDT 2009


Man at Thunderhill in 105 degree weather my bike is always 200 plus.  I 
put in a bigger radiator on my superbike.


On Sep 30, 2009, at 5:32 PM, Randy Grein wrote:

> Well, yes - but we're talking an SV here. It's not like the system is 
> overloaded. I've never had the fan com on...
> Randy Grein, WMRRA #141
>
> On Sep 30, 2009, at 5:13 PM, dave193 wrote:
>
>> its not so much the cost as to the fact that water transfers heat 
>> much better than glycol. the less antifreeze, more water the better 
>> the cooling system will dissapate heat
>> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Jim Stewart" <js at strappe.com>
>> To: "Suzuki SV650 Mailing List" <sv650 at micapeak.com>
>> Sent: Wednesday, September 30, 2009 1:12 PM
>> Subject: Re: Refilling radiator
>>
>>
>>> dave193 wrote:
>>>> if you mix the antifreeze 50/50 that should give you protection to 
>>>> about -35 degrees. that seems a little extreme.
>>>
>>> Particularly since Thumper Ray is in Florida. But you've gotta mix 
>>> it to some ratio or other and 50/50 is handy. If you're really cheap 
>>> you can tailor your ratio to your expected temperature, I suppose...
>>>
>>> -js
>>
>



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