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Trail Tech radiator fluid temperature sensor installed 13'' XC-W 300

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I removed the thermostat on my 2013 XC-W 300 and installed one of my favorite dirt bike gadgets of all time. I cut some of the formed rad hose on the thermostat plumbing for the hose at the head and strait piece at the top of sensor.  I have had these on my last 2 bikes and even bought them for a couple riding buddy's in the past. Most of the trails I ride your rad fluid can run away on you if your not careful on how you ride or if you have no cooling fan. Sure I could run Evans or XF but that dont cool as good as water based products.... I like to know when my bike hits 215F so I can start looking for a spot to let it cool down .  I have found almost zero heat transfer delay from the fluid to the digital display , they are fast and accurate .   :thumbsup:  By the way, with a 1.8 bar cap it will start squirting at around 220F :ride:  

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Don't happen to still have the thermostat? I really could use one for cold weather riding as the bike seems to never warm up at 15 degrees. 

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Don't happen to still have the thermostat? I really could use one for cold weather riding as the bike seems to never warm up at 15 degrees. 

Have you tried blocking the radiator?

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Have you tried blocking the radiator?

I have not tried that..good idea. I'll give it a try next time I'm out. When in deep snow the radiator guards do a pretty decent job of catching snow and blocking airflow. Runs great when that happens, just on wide open stretches it gets rather cold. I still would like a thermostat if I can find one.

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