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Relocating The Coolant Bottle by Jeff (Jaws) Hunter
« on: May 23, 2011, 11:39:47 pm »
As mentioned in "Is it hot out here or is it me" one of the tricks is to remove the coolant bottle under the oil cooler and relocate it to allow some airflow under the engine to cool our feet.  Earlier this year I had ordered Brian's heat shields (and they work great!) but I still wanted to get more heat off of my ankles.  Relocating the bottle seemed like a good choice.  I'm sure there are endless ways to do this but this is what I came up with.  I had some ideas about placement but wasn't sure what I was going to do with it.  Once I got it to the garage it was obvious, unexpected but obvious, and it worked out great!  It's a coolant bottle from a 2006-2007 Suzuki GSXR 600/750 (OEM PART NUMBER IS 17910-01H00) relocated between the Concours' battery box and fender.  Apparently the 600 and 750 share the same one. It's thin enough to allow the tool tray to stay put.  I have seen a reference to 2005-2007 but I don't know if this is correct.




As received:



Mounted:


 
I had to trim off a little of the tab to match the hole on my bar clamp.  I could have just
drilled a new hole though.  Either way would work just fine.




With accessory tray installed:



Right side is completely free:



Top view, nice & neat:

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Re: Relocating The Coolant Bottle by Jeff (Jaws) Hunter
« Reply #1 on: September 05, 2011, 10:24:50 pm »
pretty original.....
I wonder where that idea originally came from....????? :rotflmao: :popcorn: :stirpot:

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Re: Relocating The Coolant Bottle by Jeff (Jaws) Hunter
« Reply #2 on: September 06, 2011, 05:51:17 am »
No matter who's idea, that is a nice installation. 
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Re: Relocating The Coolant Bottle by Jeff (Jaws) Hunter
« Reply #3 on: September 11, 2011, 10:35:47 am »
I might tray that mod. My original coolant bottle is cracked, anyway.

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Re: Relocating The Coolant Bottle by Jeff (Jaws) Hunter
« Reply #4 on: September 12, 2011, 03:09:29 pm »
Did it help with the "heat on the feet"?
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Re: Relocating The Coolant Bottle by Jeff (Jaws) Hunter
« Reply #5 on: September 17, 2011, 06:15:41 pm »
Did it help with the "heat on the feet"?

Didn't in my case....just made it much easier to check the fluid level. 


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Re: Relocating The Coolant Bottle by Jeff (Jaws) Hunter
« Reply #6 on: September 10, 2012, 10:46:48 am »
Didn't in my case....just made it much easier to check the fluid level.

Silverado,

I really like your relocated coolant recovery tank, and this is already been added to my list of mods on the 02Connie I'm resurecting, so could be so kind as to tell me what bike is this coolant recovery tank off of.  ;)

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Re: Relocating The Coolant Bottle by Jeff (Jaws) Hunter
« Reply #7 on: September 10, 2012, 11:30:45 am »
The tank I used is off a 06 Ninja EX250.

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Re: Relocating The Coolant Bottle by Jeff (Jaws) Hunter
« Reply #8 on: September 10, 2012, 01:35:53 pm »
The tank I used is off a 06 Ninja EX250.

Thanks Tony for the reply and the PM.  ;)
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