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Over heating i just bought a 2007 525 exc.first problem was overheating

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Then i stripped the hex bolt for oil screen.for overheating issue i was told to rejet to 185 @ 45 and change out pipe for restriction! after doing this the bike was still getting hot.so then i changed stockk coolant to cycle logics engine ice and gutted the thermostat for a free flowing system!after doing all this the bike needs a lot more abuse than before to over heat but it STILL DOES-very frustrating!! my only option left is to install the engine fan which is still on back order for at least another monthand was also recomended to run waterless coolan(evans)!im 260 pounds which doesnt help the situationi know. but if anyone else has any suggestions im all ears!dont get me wrong i love the bikeit HAS cooled down a lot! but im looking for news maybee to incress the lb rating on radiator cap to possibly 4lbs from the three lbs ktm supplies for this bike! if anybody has heard news with this problem please respond! thank you,ve got a 2006 450 exc that used to over heat also. I installed a JD Jetting kit aand it seems much better. Also installed a coolant recovery system for those real hot days. No problems since.,,,

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then i stripped the hex bolt for oil screen.for overheating issue i was told to rejet to 185 @ 45 and change out pipe for restriction! after doing this the bike was still getting hot.so then i changed stockk coolant to cycle logics engine ice and gutted the thermostat for a free flowing system!after doing all this the bike needs a lot more abuse than before to over heat but it STILL DOES-very frustrating!! my only option left is to install the engine fan which is still on back order for at least another monthand was also recomended to run waterless coolan(evans)!im 260 pounds which doesnt help the situationi know. but if anyone else has any suggestions im all ears!dont get me wrong i love the bikeit HAS cooled down a lot! but im looking for news maybee to incress the lb rating on radiator cap to possibly 4lbs from the three lbs ktm supplies for this bike! if anybody has heard news with this problem please respond! thank you,ve got a 2006 450 exc that used to over heat also. I installed a JD Jetting kit aand it seems much better. Also installed a coolant recovery system for those real hot days. No problems since.,,,

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