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post #11 of 11 Old 03-03-2020, 09:40 AM
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Originally Posted by pdwestman View Post
The Thermo-Bob was the 1st modification I performed in advance of my Oil Pressure / Oil Flow modifications. https://www.klrforum.com/1987-2007-w...mportance.html

I'd recommend the Thermo-Bob to everyone, but one must realize that it is for quicker, more thorough Warming of an engine, not a cooling aid.
The coolant pump, radiator & fan take care of cooling.
Agreed but for clarity for people not familiar, I'd expand and say that the T-Bob isn't just for better/faster warm ups but the biggest change it makes is to greatly reduce the delta T between incoming and outgoing coolant to the cylinder thereby almost eliminating "cold shocking" the cylinder as Merritt64 mentioned. Those that haven't should take a read on Bill's site and look at the temperature graphs, it's quite the change: http://watt-man.com/uploads/TB_Testing.pdf

Cheers,
Dave
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