in line cooler


9 replies to this topic
  • clayboy

Posted June 16, 2010 - 03:36 PM

#1

anybody ever use inline coolers on there motorcycles and if so do they work?

  • Bryan Bosch

Posted June 16, 2010 - 03:43 PM

#2

Had one on a CRF250R. Did it work? Not until I hit mach 2.6. :thumbsup: Honestly, no idea. The bike didn't boil any more or less.

  • William1

Posted June 16, 2010 - 05:18 PM

#3

Cooling is all about surface area. Your bike holds about a quart of coolant. Look at how big your radiators are, the cylinder, and barrel. A lot of surface area that that little amount of coolant is exposed to. Look at the device you are looking at. Think.

  • Mutu

Posted June 16, 2010 - 09:10 PM

#4

I think he's talking about oil.....

  • Bryan Bosch

Posted June 16, 2010 - 09:21 PM

#5

There are inline coolers for your radiator hoses as well.

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  • Mutu

Posted June 17, 2010 - 02:46 AM

#6

That just sounds as good as the electric intake supercharger!
Possibly more effective though.....

  • William1

Posted June 17, 2010 - 04:02 AM

#7

Oil/Water, same thing. With a dry sump, you have a fairly large 'can' exposing the quart of oil. A real oil cooler (not just a little pipe with some external fins) would add some benefit by increasing the oil capacity as well as increasing the radiating surface area. But you'd need a thermostat. Next you need to consider all the extra weight.
In reality, the stock water cooling is all you need. If you do very slow tight trail riding, then consider adding a cooling fan to the radiator to keep the airflow moving avross the fins.

  • ronbuell

Posted June 23, 2010 - 07:03 PM

#8

Yes, I've used them on street bikes for years, and they definately work miracles keeping the oil temp in check, which in turn increases engine life. I haven't seen anything offered for a 250f, but if you see a brand, tell us about it.

  • Mutu

Posted June 23, 2010 - 11:01 PM

#9

Yes, I've used them on street bikes for years, and they definately work miracles keeping the oil temp in check, which in turn increases engine life. I haven't seen anything offered for a 250f, but if you see a brand, tell us about it.

I thought he was talking about oil cooler too...
Apparently its for radiator hose! :)

  • hawaiidirtrider

Posted October 28, 2010 - 04:29 AM

#10

I thought he was talking about oil cooler too...
Apparently its for radiator hose! :excuseme:


Like this :

http://www.cheapcycl...ne-cooler-3-blu

I don't know if it works but it's a bit of bling and maybe desperation if you've tried everything and it still overheats when you are riding real slow stuff with no wind to help.




 
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