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post #16 of 22 Old 01-09-2002, 01:39 PM
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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...

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post #17 of 22 Old 01-09-2002, 07:02 PM
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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.........

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post #18 of 22 Old 01-13-2002, 01:59 PM
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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!

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post #19 of 22 Old 01-13-2002, 03:37 PM
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Header wrap? - What would one use for this?

post #20 of 22 Old 01-13-2002, 03:44 PM
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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...

post #21 of 22 Old 01-13-2002, 04:41 PM
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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!

post #22 of 22 Old 01-13-2002, 05:10 PM
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Ah, Already rode a '01 TL1000r last summer... VERY VERY hot running bike...


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