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Old 04-12-2019, 09:26 PM   #271
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I flush and fill the cooling system every 2 years or so.
Figure that's a crucial system.
Do you think that is over doing it?
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Old 04-12-2019, 10:21 PM   #272
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Old 04-13-2019, 01:00 PM   #273
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I'm aware of the Factory Spec and that the fluid is called "Lifetime"
I'm interested in others opinions on how they maintain the coolant system.

My last 3 bikes where liquid cooled and seeing as it is mission critical for engine health
I fully flush the system more often than "recommended"
Fluid and distilled water cost about $20.00
I have a real-time Temp Gauge on my PV, so I can keep an eye on it anyway.

But I am curious on how other owners deal with it re. FOD, the loss of metal protection properties in the fluid over time on the Radiator, Water Pump and other parts.
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Old 04-13-2019, 02:00 PM   #274
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Finally

Now that finally settles it!!!
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Old 04-13-2019, 07:15 PM   #275
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LOL - I'll stick with plan A for now.
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Old 04-14-2019, 06:48 PM   #276
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RustyG, or anyone that knows where can I get those porsche engine badges?
I LoVe my Muscle, it is my favorite Harley out there, the fact that porsche had a hand it it is even cooler, if you ask me😎
I bought those emblems from the Porsche dealer. Actually they were part of a leather key chain. I removed the emblems form the chain and used 3M sticky tape to mount them to the engine.
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Old 04-15-2019, 07:47 AM   #277
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I was there. How is Kurt doing ?
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