New thermostat

After all the excitement about the crappy thermostats in the 650R I changed mine tonight.

First things first. I cracked open a beer. Mmmmmm beer.

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Drained the rad fluid.

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Pulled the thermostat.

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Looks Good so far. Swap it out with the new one.

Mix up a 50:50 mix of coolant to distilled water.

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Add the new fluid.

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Save the extra for top up.

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Check some torques.

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Run a check on the old thermostat.

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Looks like I got lucky on mine.

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Hope the new one works as well.

Nicely done :)

I wish I was as lucky :'(

Mine was stuck open...what I did find though was that I had to adjust my clutch as because the engine ran hotter it was slipping under heavy acceleration...once done though its been fine since...so look out for that one perhaps...

Nice pics.......... :D Did you check you new thermostat.. :)

Did you check you new thermostat.. :)

:D

Your the man, and it's our secret......... :)

Your the man, and it's our secret......... :)

Dirty little secrets.

In my line of work...... just cause it says it's new.........

You test everything.

:D

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