BMW K bikes (Bricks)

You can now order the forum stickers. Login and go to the "members only" forum. This is not available for guests yet....

You are not connected. Please login or register

View previous topic View next topic Go down  Message [Page 1 of 1]


1Back to top Go down    Radiator on Sun Oct 12, 2014 2:06 am

brickrider

avatar
Life time member
Life time member
I took a K100 radiator to a shop for pressure testing. I asked the gent who received the radiator what pressure is considered to be the "standard". He said he thought it was around 60-80 psi. Shocked
Is that true? 😕
That figure seems very high to me, but I know little about radiators.

    

2Back to top Go down    Re: Radiator on Sun Oct 12, 2014 3:04 am

RicK G

avatar
VIP
VIP
Most caps will release pressure at 12-14psi so even doubling that only makes 28 psi. I certainly would not try my luck past 30psi. I just looked up some pressure testers and most only go as far as 30psi max.


__________________________________________________
If everything seems under control then you aint goin fast enough:- Mario Andretti
Bikes 1986 K100RT, 1993 K1100 LT, 1994 K1100 LT, 1993 K75 RT, 1996 K75RT, 1986 K75 GS, 1979 Z1300 Kawasaki X 2 & 1976 SR 500 Yamaha for now
    

View previous topic View next topic Back to top  Message [Page 1 of 1]

Permissions in this forum:
You cannot reply to topics in this forum