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IN-LINE COOLER worth the money?

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Had a brand name unit on a CRF250R, mostly b/c it was given to me to test. Outside of being lighter in the wallet (had I purchased it), I couldn't tell. The bike ran the same before and after the install. Maybe for extreme conditions where you need every advantage, big and small, for the typical rider, I see little value.

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Hey I was looking on ebay and came across this http://www.ebay.com/...bd#ht_894wt_986 Just wondering if anyone has ever used one of these? And If they really cool the coolant that much for it to be worth it. Thanks

It's a gimmick, unless it increasing the oil capacity by at least 10%.

The oil would have to travel through a radiator device in order to reduce oil temperatures a significant amount.

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It's a gimmick, unless it increasing the oil capacity by at least 10%.

The oil would have to travel through a radiator device in order to reduce oil temperatures a significant amount.

It's for coolant. You trim a section out of a rad hose and plug it in there.

One came with the CR500 I have, and it definitely would make a small difference increasing surface area and metal being more conductive of heat over rubber. I just can't figure that it would make much of a measurable difference considering the size of the cylinder that holds coolant and how small of a surface area it has in comparison to the radiator. Even still, if you are boiling over, fans or bigger radiators would be the way to go.

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I didn't think it could make much of a difference for it to be worth it. Thanks for the input. My next purchase is a boyesen super cooler water pump cover and impeller!

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Spend money on something else.... maybe new sticker will be more useful them that BS piece of equipment. If you are serious and try to have a better cooling system just get larger rad.

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first do you have overheating problem with your bike? you never said so and if yes when, what type of driving slow tight wood trail?

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That in-line cooler looks like a good way to add 2 more clips that can fail.

If you have problem with overheating, there is 3 things you can do:

1: Increase airflow over the radiators - that would be a fan.

2: Increase surface area on radiators - bigger radiators.

3: Increase flow rate of coolant - pump with more capacity.

I got option 1 on my bike which helps alot. I would install option 3 if only someone would make it for my Husaberg...

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