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post #1 of 11 Old 06-22-2007, 09:33 PM Thread Starter
 
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Who has over 30k on their vee

OK takeing kind of a poll want to know how many have vee's with over 30,000 miles and where does your tempiture run when rideing hwy and city streets with stop signs etc. thanks
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post #2 of 11 Old 06-22-2007, 11:40 PM
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OK takeing kind of a poll want to know how many have vee's with over 30,000 miles and where does your tempiture run when rideing hwy and city streets with stop signs etc. thanks
33K+ miles on my "old" 04 (6Fiddy).....

Temp runs 3 bars everywhere. . . Desert/snow/rain/around town/interstate

Only time I see 2 bars is during the brief warm up period.

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Pushing mine as hard as I could up and over Monarch Pass I couldn't get it to read more than three bars, and crawling in traffic going through Salt Lake City in 90 degree heat it didn't climb over three bars. All this while at 920 lbs GVW.

Only got 20k on mine though, but I've only had it ten months. Hopefully I'll get one more big trip of 5k on it before the summer is over. Should have 30k on it before winter. Even thought about trading it off now before the high mileage scares people off. Changed my mind though, I think I'll hang on to her and see how she holds up long term.
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I saw this a while back but thought you were looking for Vee owner to respond. Anyway, three bars is what I see all the time. never seen the fourth bar excepr when I turn on the key. 35K and counting.

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post #5 of 11 Old 06-24-2007, 12:45 AM
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I had 56000 mi. on my K3 DL1000. My son is now using it and continuing to rack up more miles. It has been pretty much trouble free miles too and runs as good or better now as when I got it.

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Over 33k on my 2002 Vee.

Never seen 4 bars - ever. Only see 3 if I come off the freeway and get stuck in city traffic, or if the temp is over 85* and I'm stuck in stop-n-go.

I do flush my coolant every 18 months.

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50k on my vee 2bars normal only see 3 during stop&go on a hot day never have seen 4bars.Also never have flushed system (shame on me).

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post #8 of 11 Old 07-03-2007, 10:46 PM
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92,000+ on my '03 DL1000. I used to only ever see two bars unless I sat idling for a long time at a light but I had the water pump replaced at 60k and it runs a little warmer now. On the freeway I only ever see two bars.

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post #9 of 11 Old 07-05-2007, 02:36 PM
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37000 plus just went on a 9000 plus miles trip from michigan to the Inuvik NWT and through the western part of the USA never gor over 3 bars and this was riding 2 up 2005 dl650

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Coming up to 30K on my 04. Just found a tiny bit of play in the rear wheel - Full set of bearings on order.

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