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Old 11-21-2012, 05:12 PM   #11 (permalink)
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Used Honda Motorcycle coolant for sure. i know about the water pump problems. Read the post about the clay, it will make sense, but Martin is the man.

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Old 11-21-2012, 05:33 PM   #12 (permalink)
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Take the cap off your radiator and look down inside that thing. Does it look like the overflow tank inside?
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Take the cap off your radiator and look down inside that thing. Does it look like the overflow tank inside?
nope, it's completely green when I looked down and when I drained it out. The issue only stems in the reservoir and the hose that links to the rad.

A few months ago, I did a flush, put new coolant in the reservoir and it did the same thing, although I admit some of the deposit was stubborn and didn't come out just flushing with water. This is the same coolant I've used successfully in my other street bikes.

I got the bike this Feb, so I wasn't aware of any of this until I saw all my coolant burp out one day on a long ride. She is winterized now, but she ran well in city and in the mountains even with this issue .
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Old 11-26-2012, 07:14 PM   #14 (permalink)
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When I looked inside my son's van radiator there was brown/orange crud caked all inside. My vote for your situation is the motor molding clay, which apparently is no problem but I am no expert. Let see if others (Martin) weigh in.
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