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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 10-11-2014, 03:50 AM Thread Starter
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RVF400 Front mount rads on the RC51

I've been looking at many different bike rads and seeing if there is anything out there that would be easy-ish to graft onto the RC51. So far the Honda RVF(/VFR) 400's seem to be it. They have a combination horizontal top rad with a separate lower rad.

I had measurements somewhere....

Plumbing would need to be worked out. Not sure if the stock flow pattern of the 400 is best or if a straight serial flow through setup would be better....
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Anything is possible with a little work! How much can you find a set of radiators for?

Why not just put a set of front mounts on instead of fabricating something up?

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Plumbing would need to be worked out. Not sure if the stock flow pattern of the 400 is best or if a straight serial flow through setup would be better....

Hey Mang.,

FWIW: My RC51 this summer, she ran quite abit Cooler, actually too cool over all, since I changed her from the OEM set-up, to the "Straight Serial Flow"

I just might go back to OEM, now IF I lived in Florida or Teaxs or the like, my guess is, it would be Perfect there!

Peace Jeff
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mabryusmc, These rads van be had for a few hundred dollars.

Jeff, Thanks for the insight!
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Straight serial flow???

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Hey Mang.,

FWIW: My RC51 this summer, she ran quite abit Cooler, actually too cool over all, since I changed her from the OEM set-up, to the "Straight Serial Flow"

I just might go back to OEM, now IF I lived in Florida or Teaxs or the like, my guess is, it would be Perfect there!

Peace Jeff

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