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Old 04-01-2012, 10:08 AM   #11
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Originally Posted by amxpress View Post
I have a front hitch on my TV.
I've carried two bikes in 100 degree weather with no increase in engine/transmission tempurature. There is enough air flow through the bikes as to not cause a problem.
I noted a 5-10 degree increase in trans heat (not significant IMO).

Lost about 1 MGP in gas mileage though. Cost of doing business.
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Old 04-01-2012, 10:24 AM   #12
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I installed a 18" electric fan on my tv and that made a difference
not only on my trans temp which was never high before
Now its only lower. It also made a difference on my mpg
Since the clutch fan never works now.

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