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My buddy at work says that its not wise to ride my TRX300ex or 400ex when its 95/96 degrees out! I know these atvs are air cooled, but does it matter? I know just putting around wouldn't be good because there won't be much air flow. But what if I were just riding trails and shuting it down when I am not on the go?:wacko:
 

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I have a cooler fan on my 400ex for extra protection but I dont see how it could heart them, they run them in the desert in high heat. I have a few friends that dont have fans on there 400 and they have no problems.
 

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Your buddy is blowing smoke up your wazoo!!
 

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Yep, it won't hurt them at all.
 

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I use to do desert racing on an air cooled machine
 

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I believe Honda air cooled engines run cooler than a lot of liquid cooled engines.
 

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Agree with the smoke blowing...LOL Volkswagens are air cooled they don't run hot...LOL
 

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Well that cleared it up for me thanks!:icon_ banana:
 

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agree with all here..don't matter how hot it is..a air cooled engine is just that..air cooled !!!..the only time you see a liquid cooled engine..is if the motor calls for it..( this is becasue the pistons generate to much heat for the fin's to disapate the heat )..run that bike like the world is going to end....the heat out side won't hurt it one bit..if it over heats..it's a oil problem..not the outside temp.
 

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The difference between 80 degrees and 100 degrees is 20. How hot do you think the engine gets when running?

20 degrees won't make any practical difference in the heat transfer off an engine running at 250+
 
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