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ok i finally got my new thermostat. but havent had a chance to install it yet.
for everyone with a question about their bikes temp.
the stock thermostat is a 140f.
so if you are seeing temps above that, changing QUICKLY, could be a sign of it sticking.
basically at operating temp it should be FULLY open, so pretty much always.

if its open properly, there wil still be temp changes. thats normal, depending on load and speed.

but if its spiking up to say 230+ then suddenly dropping 30 or 40, thats NOT normal.
sure it will drop after sitting in traffic, then jumping on the freeway. thats to be expected.
but if its dropping after a few blocks of IN TOWN driving...theres a problem...

i hope im not gonna make too many ppl worry[xx(]

just a little info...to be used however YOU see fit.
 

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It opens at 140? Seems kinda low to me. I would have expected 180 or so.

<scurries off to check the factory service manual>

140 degF. Learn something every day...
 
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