Operating temps - Page 2 - Kawasaki Forum :: KawasakiWorld.com
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #16 of 22 Old 01-09-2002, 01:39 PM
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Well, just put another 250 miles on the bike today.. have about 1300 now.



I am going to get rid of the Anti-freeze and run distilled water along with the Water Wetter. According to redline's web site, there is really no need for me to run anti-freeze for corrison protection, their product will do fine, and living in Phoenix, i dont need to worry about freezing temp's.. Just the opposite.. MELTING temp's!



I am going to be interested in seeing if the 2k2 ZX12 has the same radiator as the 00, maybe i can get the new fan assembly...





</p>
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #17 of 22 Old 01-09-2002, 07:02 PM
Senior Member
 
ZX12richard's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2002
Location: KC Missouri area
Posts: 13,069
You might try a manual fan switch so that you can turn it on earlier may cool better. Its easy to do and if you temp sensor ever goes bad like mine did you flip the switch and ride home. I left it even after I fixed the sensor. Sitting in heavy traffic just turn on the fan when you want it on. Its as easy as connecting 2 wires......... May not work just an opinion.........

stickerlessperforatedsnorkleboogergreenslowerthans hitnowwithsomecfgreenmonstermobile.</p>




Bought a new medical alert bracelet. Says "Probably just shitfaced"
ZX12richard is offline  
post #18 of 22 Old 01-13-2002, 01:59 PM
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
I haven't tried water wetter...I did wrap my header though. I would definatly recommend this! My bike used to run between 9 & 11 o'clock on a regular basis - after the header wrap I'm hard pressed to get it past the 9 o'clock and very rarely past 10 o'clock.



HEADER WRAP...it's the shit!

</p>
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #19 of 22 Old 01-13-2002, 03:37 PM
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Header wrap? - What would one use for this?

</p>
post #20 of 22 Old 01-13-2002, 03:44 PM
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
It's special wrap...looks like off-white cotton strips & has fiberglass? woven into it. I got mine at a local auto parts store. I got the 1" wide x 50ft & used 1 1/3 boxes (approx 70ft). Also, don't forget to buy the coating material...it's like a spraypaint.



Each box of wrap cost me about $28 + $10 for the spray = $68 total. I overlapped my wrap quite a bit...you may be able to get buy with only one box of 50ft. Or you could try the 2" stuff...

</p>
post #21 of 22 Old 01-13-2002, 04:41 PM
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
They run hot, but unless you have fan problem's. It's

not gonna' overheat.



You guy's think the 12 is hot, you should ride a TL1000R.

You would swear it was on fire!

</p>
post #22 of 22 Old 01-13-2002, 05:10 PM
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Ah, Already rode a '01 TL1000r last summer... VERY VERY hot running bike...

</p>
Reply

  Kawasaki Forum :: KawasakiWorld.com > Kawasaki Motorcycles > ZX-12R

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Kawasaki Forum :: KawasakiWorld.com forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in










Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
MUZZY Fan's for ZX12R? Notice a change in eng temps? DOUBLE07GT ZX-12R 7 10-23-2011 04:14 PM
Average Operating Temperature Charb ZX-6R 5 04-08-2010 11:45 AM
D218 and sub 60°F temps Eric Landstrom ZX-10R 1 10-05-2004 09:46 AM
Exhaust Gas Temps. Bigsaint ZX-12R 11 08-31-2002 07:01 AM

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome