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*** Don't Forget To Drain Your Water ***

Just a friendly reminder to my fellow track junkies out there. Don't end up with a ruined motor because the water froze solid inside. Drain the water and put the Propylen Glycol coolant in.

And anybody who has a heated garage can SUCK IT! And anyone who keeps their bike(s) in the house. I am member of that club.

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Heated garage .. ill go suck it now

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Heated garage .. ill go suck it now
YOU need to go drain your kick stand!!!!......Just a little bit
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I shall suck it too however the bike still has coolant and the car has been changed over.

You wanna see my itinerary?
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My new place that I live in has a heated floor and heated garage. So did the last one I recently moved out of. I will go suck it also. haha
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Heated garage and Engine Ice in the bikes.

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I keep my bike parked out all the time with engine ice. No problems.
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I keep my bike parked out all the time with engine ice. No problems.
If anyone can suck it, it should be your Cali-canyon ridin', warm climate enjoyin' ass!

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left mine with water/water wetter in 'er and parked in a non-heated garage all winter last year. Luckily, she still runs like a champ :-)

This year, heated garage, so I'll go suck it as well, ha.
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Another one to suck up a heated garage. I just hate it when the garage door freezes to the concrete. I went through a lot of hot water last year to pop that bastard open.

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Thanks, but mine's in the living room. Already changed the distilled water/wetter for '09
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If anyone can suck it, it should be your Cali-canyon ridin', warm climate enjoyin' ass!
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does blinker fluid freeze?
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does blinker fluid freeze?
Yes, at 27 Fahrenheit. The additives from the filament in the blinker lower the freezing point.

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Yes, at 27 Fahrenheit. The additives from the filament in the blinker lower the freezing point.
Still have water wetter! Rode today and had to lane split for 10 minutes; bike got up to 207. Then 5 lanes of open road, Oh yeah (in a Quagmire voice). Bike dropped to 157 in less than a minute.
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Still have water wetter! Rode today and had to lane split for 10 minutes; bike got up to 207. Then 5 lanes of open road, Oh yeah (in a Quagmire voice). Bike dropped to 157 in less than a minute.
I hate you soooooooo bad right now.

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