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Can anybody give me any insight. In August I am going to spend some time in Colorado doing all the passes. I have done it on the R100GS and the KTM 950, but this year I was thinking I wanted to get rid of all the weight, and do it on the 525.

I just order a 1.2 gallon rear fuel tank from Baja Designs to extend the range.

With everything I have read, the oil quantity and oil temp may be an issue if I get on the road and cruise at 70 for 100 miles.

Is this REALLY an issue?

Or should I consider one of these oil coolers? Anybody have any input on their coolers?

www.ht-racing.com/pages/1/index.htm

www.joeracerproducts.com/ktm-oilcooler.php

Are there other products out there..... Or are the products not required. Again, I am not concerned about the dirt road parts. Just the 100 mile cruises down the road....... Thanks in Advance......

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The HT cooler is probubly worth the cost for putting in that kind of miles, I would get a cush drive rear wheel (an LC4 item) for that much asphalt use!!! A bunch of folks are going to tell you that you don't need it as their trans has not broken yet but the fact that they did not break their trans does not make it proper

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Will the HT unit work on a 2005 525 SMR?Thanks Brad last try any info? :crazy:

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