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  1. K

    Complete radiator with parts

    Want to sell as a whole. $75 plus shipping (approx $25) Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  2. Eugene Brad

    Scoop inserts, intake covers, and radiator cover

    Wanted to see what kind of interest there may be for some trim pieces. I just took some older trim pieces (scoop inserts, intake cover, and a radiator cover to local shop to get a cad file made of profile and bolt layout. Artwork/ designs are tbd. The guy told me once he has the profile and...
  3. P

    New radiator?

    Now that I moved to AZ it seems that my -94 has decided to heat too much (which is funny as I bought it new in Dubai, moved to Honk Kong with no problems). I already have the Nissan sensor, which must dead now as the fan does not come in; i will try to check everything but I wanted to know if...
  4. K

    Radiator Coolant / Antifreeze a crystalized big wad of goop!

    Trying to bring to life an 85. The gas tank is a little rusty so going to get that cleaned up using some of the suggestions on this forum. However, before I did that, I planned to fire her up by running fuel lines to an external tank. I decided to check the coolant and found this white/yellow...
  5. Zeus36

    Aux Fuel Tanks mounted on radiator

    The fuel reserve system was not operating, so I relied on the odometer for fuel stops, but found that really depended on my riding habits. All bulbs tested OK during the start button sequence, so I traced it back to a faulty fuel sending unit using a resistance check. A used replacement was...
  6. Lotastyle

    Radiator angle or other options

    Thanks to anyone taking a moment to read this inquiry. I was recently looking at the lower frame tabs that hold the bottom of the radiator in place and slightly away from the front of the vmx1200 frame. I think an inch or more could be gained by shaving the tabs off and pulling the lower...
  7. K

    Safety Warning! Radiator Protector

    I would like to warn any other Vmax riders that have a stainless steel radiator protector like mine. Yesterday, I came very close to having a serious accident. I was riding with my wife on the back when I rode over a small, but steep dip in the road, I was travelling at about 30mph. As I hit the...
  8. caseyjones955

    Radiator shroud reflector WTB

    Looking for Right side amber reflector that bolts onto the radiator shroud. If anyone has a loose one laying around PM me. Thanks Tony
  9. J

    Radiator side cover

    Hello, I have an '06 vmax that's missing one of the brushed aluminum plates that goes right beneath the reflector. Does anybody know where I can get one at? Here's a few pictures of what I'm talking about. Thanks, James. Sent from my SM-N920T using Tapatalk
  10. K

    Aftermarket radiator

    Has anyone installed one of these aftermarket radiators? Any issues with installation? Claims 30% increase in capacity, so does that mean keeps the motor cooler? Also, can these be painted black without hurting the cooling abilities? I have already changed the thermostat, but the oem...
  11. E

    Aftermarket radiator and intake scoop inserts

    Searching for lightly used aftermarket intake scoop inserts and radiator cover, black or chrome in good shape. Thank you!
  12. K

    Oil Leak into Radiator

    Hi needed Help.!! how can oil be in the coolant reservoir but not in the engine oil? i noticed some sludge in my coolant reservoir. had some choice words for a few seconds then cleaned it out i had roughly a cup or fluid where the coolant had a layer of sludge...
  13. vmax2extreme

    VMAX GEN1 Radiator Side Panel Set

    VMAX GEN1 Radiator Side Panel Set $80 Shipped CONUS
  14. T

    Replacement radiator

    Since my radiator isn't in the greatest shape I thought I would replace it. It seems my only options are used stock and several different companies selling the same Chinese radiator. Am I better off finding a nos Yamaha part as opposed to the aftermarket one? Also how much motor can the stock...
  15. G

    Radiator Paint

    Quite a few paint chips on top part of radiator, what is best paint to use ? Thanks
  16. maximus speedicus

    Radiator fan motor short circuit

    Recently my max had been blowing fuses on the radiator fan circuit. I installed my own cheap hardware toggle switch to bypass the thermostat so I could kick on the fan whenever I felt like it. That was my first suspect. After going through the circuit, everything seemed to have solid...
  17. maxcruiser

    Rock into radiator ?&#!

    Go for my first ride of the year and while riding, a rock flies into the radiator and now it's leaking :bang head: Put some stop leak in to fix it temporarily, but I guess I need a new rad. Found these on ebay...
  18. HyperPete

    WTB: right side aluminum insert for Gen 1 radiator shroud

    It seems I lost the aluminum insert for the right side radiator shroud on my Gen 1. I'm looking for that or the right side shroud if I cannot find just the insert. Thanks in advance!
  19. F

    Radiator side reflector. Does it light up?

    I bought a couple of used radiator side covers from a member here and they have what appear to be electrical wires coming out of the yellow reflectors. It seems to me that there might be a light in there that goes on when you turn on the flashers. My 86 bike's covers didn't have these wires...
  20. B

    Red Radiator Reflectors

    Hi all I have mentioned this previously. I have a 1986 model Vmax US market which was imported into the UK in 2013. I am trying to get it 'stock' as possible. It is a pretty original survivor bike. It has red reflectors on the radiator cowlings. One is a proper Stanley one part no RR0502 the...
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