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  1. A little too heated for my taste...

    Engine / Airbox / Exhaust / Fuel Delivery
    Any thoughts on what you guys would view as normal running temperature? Being a new Blackbird rider, i'm trying to gauge whether my new bike is uncomfortably toasty, or whether it's just the new norm' for me to adjust to... I'm aware that the consensus is that they generally get a bit hot...
  2. Overheating after rebuild

    Engine / Airbox / Exhaust / Fuel Delivery
    Hey everyone! I just finished a major rebuild on my '02 Bird, and have been on two rides so far since. Unfortunately, I was not able to fix one of the issues I was having before the tear down: overheating. When stuck at lights in the hot weather we're already having, the temp readout will...
  3. Overheating problems normal???

    General CBR XX Discussion
    Hello, i am new to this forum, and new to Bird ownership. Had my 2003 Bluebird for 3 months (previously owned cb500/vfr750). About 2 weeks after purchasing the bike i noticed the engine temp creeping up during town riding, getting right up to 124+! I took it back to dealer (under 3 month...
  4. thermostat choices

    General Motorcycle Discussion
    I just picked up my new to me 99 bird, and If I remember right Isnt there a thermostat from a certain year of Honda accord or civic that can be used? Or should I go oem? And no Im not going to just take It out LOL LOL and yes its my 7th bird....my women says I need an intervention Ha Ha
  5. Thermostat and temperature sender location - temperature off the scale

    Engine / Airbox / Exhaust / Fuel Delivery
    Hi I hope someone knows the answer to a couple of blonde questions. where is the thermostat on a carbed BB. I want to check it is working as the temperature gauge has goes off the scale, but I don't think I have an issue (hope!) Somewhere on here, someone suggested it was corroded tracks...
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