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Old 11-13-2008, 08:53 AM   #1
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Default HowTo Video: Thermo-Bob Installation

Step by step instructions, with possible hints, tips, and tricks.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5ub8k3BruWo

Watch, review, rate, comment. Enjoy!
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Old 11-13-2008, 09:52 AM   #2
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Another excellent vid for something I will need to do over the winter months.
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Old 11-13-2008, 11:12 AM   #3
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You are getting good at these videos.
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Old 11-13-2008, 11:21 AM   #4
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Thanks for a great video. A rather straight forward install.
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Old 11-13-2008, 11:51 AM   #5
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I'm slowly making a library of the links to them...great resource to have on hand.
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Old 11-13-2008, 03:14 PM   #6
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I'm slowly making a library of the links to them...great resource to have on hand.
I have them all in a playlist: https://www.youtube.com/view_play_lis...9840500FABC587
One link that takes you too all of them (well, so they spill over onto another page).
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Old 03-10-2009, 11:47 PM   #7
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Default Re: HowTo Video: Thermo-Bob Installation

Thanks Gohtioutah2o,

Used the vid plus Watt-Man's instructions and all went smoothly.

Great job on the videos.
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Follow up report: T-Bob installation went well and burn in was good, no leaks, thank God. Tested it out on a 196 mile ride (98 mi each way), rode at average 75mph for most of the time and very smooth engine running, temp gauge was steady and the engine ran a bit warmer on a VERY cold morning.

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What problem does ThermoBob fix? I'll admit I've not ridden the KLR is sub-40 temps.
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Old 12-06-2009, 03:03 PM   #10
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What problem does ThermoBob fix? I'll admit I've not ridden the KLR is sub-40 temps.
It basically narrows the operating temperature of the engine by raising the lower threshold. This can give a much better explanation than I can: https://members.cox.net/watt-man/TB%20Testing1.htm
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Uhhhh, what is the ThermoBob and what is it's purpose and where in the heck is one found? Duh? LOL another newbie dink!

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What problem does ThermoBob fix? I'll admit I've not ridden the KLR is sub-40 temps.
Most simply put, the thermo bob corrects the badly designed thermostat that was put on the bike. It adds a coolant bypass and higher temperature thermostat to hold the engine at a proper and consistant temperature. It's a vast improvement in all climates,not just cold weather. One thing I've noticed is that the fan isn't cycling anywhere near as often as it did stock on hot days, and temp gauge goes right to the middle and stays there. The radiator does put out a lot more heat when the fan runs, but that's how it should be. I noticed right off that the engine felt a little better,just smoother and a little peppier it was worth it and although oil was not much of a problem, consumption has gone down a little as well.

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