Picked up my new bike a week ago and noticed that the Headlight glass gets very hot very quickly and also the Fan comes on quite regularly (it never came on, on my street triple or Ducati) is this normal ??
well its the Uk and its about 18degrees today so I am surprised the fan is coming on at all and the headlight is nearly to hot to touch......just can't remember any of my other bikes being this hot although the Engine seems fine
I have a surplus to requirement OBD gauge hooked up to my Bobber currently. On a recent run through the country with ambient temps in the 20's Celsius the temperature peaked at 102C but averaged around 95C. Coming home the bike was running about 95C but sitting at idle the temp. quickly climbed to 100C where the fan kicked in. They have a pretty small radiator and its a pretty big lump, so it does throw out a fair bit of heat. 100C seems pretty normal to me for a modern engine. My BMW car which is supposed to run 0w20 oil runs typically at 110-112C at which point the thermostat opens up.
makin a few changes to the TFC at Moto Chop Shop in LA
Wunderkind fender with LED lights (getting paint matched)
NRC side mount plate
Analog Pod front turn signals
PIAA Powersports Slim Line Sports Horn (500Hz)
CRG Hindsight LS Bar End Mirrors
Booster Plug Fuel Enrichment Module...
Greetings Lads & Lasses,
Okay so this is a little fun or maybe I've just got too much time on my hands...0:)
But for the whole of my biking life I will admit then when I visit the store or especially visiting a a tea room (that's the Englishman in me) or coffee shop (but now I'm in America) or...
I had done a couple of hours ride earlier in the day Friday. I went to fill her up and it was running perfectly, no signs of anything wrong.
After filling, I went to start, it turned over normally but didn't catch (not unusual) I started again, it didn't catch. Then the third time - silence...
I have a set of V&H. I like that they're louder than the stock slip-on and deeper sounding. But the V&H pipes aren't that much louder than stock. I'm wondering if there's any way to make them louder, without destroying them?
I'm also thinking straight pipes? It's just that I dislike that...