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RoadDawg

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Anyone have cooling fans on their Breakout
« on: April 02, 2017, 03:19:41 PM »

Thinking about the new Love Jugs Mighty Mite for my Breakout. Hmmm...wonder where it plugs in...under the seat?
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Re: Anyone have cooling fans on their Breakout
« Reply #1 on: April 02, 2017, 05:07:16 PM »

Been thinking about those myself. Figure I will go with an oilbud cooler first and see how that works out before I add any burden to the electrical system.

Keep us posted if you install a set :xyxthumbs:
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Re: Anyone have cooling fans on their Breakout
« Reply #2 on: April 03, 2017, 07:46:20 AM »

http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/34-00-Reduced-Harley-Twincam-Billet-Oil-Cooler-SOFTAIL-DELUXE-105TH-ANNIVERSARY-/222445497490?hash=item33cac8ec92:g:zGcAAOSwUsJYWcTi

I've been using these here in Perth western Australia for years now. Drop the oil tank temp by 20F , and I've done all the comparison tests

BEST BANG FOR THE BUCK BY FAR. Added bonus , you can use OEM Black oil filters

These work on the move AND idling , and Australia has areas as hot as anywhere in the US

I have one on both my 2008 FXSTSSE2 CVO Springer and my 2013 CVO Breakout and have "fitted" them to dozens of other bikes belonging to mates and associates

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Re: Anyone have cooling fans on their Breakout
« Reply #3 on: April 03, 2017, 08:07:26 AM »

I have two oil coolers on the bike, a Harley cooler and a Jagg cooler. Oil temp is fine, but the engine still heats up fast in stop and go traffic. Fans are the only thing that will help at this point, so I'm probably going to get the new Mighty Mite fans.
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Re: Anyone have cooling fans on their Breakout
« Reply #4 on: April 04, 2017, 08:59:38 AM »

The new Love Jugs Mighty Mite looks to be a copy of Wards Cooling Fans which I have and am very happy with. The Wards fans have many more options for finish to match the granite motor.
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Re: Anyone have cooling fans on their Breakout
« Reply #5 on: April 04, 2017, 10:33:37 PM »

The new Love Jugs Mighty Mite looks to be a copy of Wards Cooling Fans which I have and am very happy with. The Wards fans have many more options for finish to match the granite motor.
WOW! That's an out right copy of Wards fans. Wards does actually work, can't speak for these though.
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Re: Anyone have cooling fans on their Breakout
« Reply #6 on: April 05, 2017, 08:23:46 AM »

From Wards website:
**** NOTICE 19 DEC 2016****

New deposits temporarily suspended. I will not be able to ship for at least 6 months, so about the middle of 2017.  This is my availability update, please do not email requesting an update. I do not offer a waiting list or individual email notification for availability. When I am able to fill orders I will publish it here and make the deposit form available again. FYI I am not out of business or going out of business, I simply have greater priorities at this time. Sorry for the inconvenience.   

"Available" means I have all of the components /materials on hand to build when I receive the deposit. Expect 4-5 business days processing time between the deposit and when I send out the balance invoice. The information posted here is the most current update I can provide, so it changes frequently, as I get new info I publish it here as soon as possible.

 BLACK IS NOT AVAILABLE


SILVER IS NOT AVAILABLE


GRANITE IS NOT AVAILABLE


CHROME IS NOT AVAILABLE
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Re: Anyone have cooling fans on their Breakout
« Reply #7 on: April 09, 2017, 10:36:44 PM »

He did that last year too, I believe. He is a small business and he has other obligations as well. He will deliver and his product is very good quality. I'm glad that I waited!
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Re: Anyone have cooling fans on their Breakout
« Reply #8 on: April 10, 2017, 04:06:38 PM »

May need to address on my bike later this year, will be moving it to SW FL.
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Re: Anyone have cooling fans on their Breakout
« Reply #9 on: April 10, 2017, 04:28:58 PM »

I'll try to keep y'all posted on how they work out. Should have them in a day or two.
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Re: Anyone have cooling fans on their Breakout
« Reply #10 on: April 13, 2017, 02:22:07 PM »

I went with the JIMS parade fan. I can actually commute on I95 now and participate in slow rides. That thing is amazing.

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Re: Anyone have cooling fans on their Breakout
« Reply #11 on: April 14, 2017, 02:54:52 AM »

G'day RoadDawg,

I have the Wards on Lucille and they work great. You are still going to get warm in the desert midday in summer and dawdling on a parade on hot roads but not anywhere near as much as without the fans.

Have to agree with windjammer they look to be 'exactly' like Wards...

When I got them there was a wait but it was worth it for me. I very much like he colour matching to the motor. The smaller size is way better than those ugly big love jugs IMHO.

Whichever way you go make sure that whoever fits them replaces the thread-locker tape on the horn. Mine were installed in the shop and they did not replace it. As a result the horn dropped off and marked up my inner primary quite badly as it was dangling on the wires and swinging around for a bit until I noticed it. They fixed it no dramas so no harm no foul.

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Re: Anyone have cooling fans on their Breakout
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Re: Anyone have cooling fans on their Breakout
« Reply #14 on: April 16, 2017, 09:19:00 AM »

Before the fans, if the bike was at idle the engine temp idle management system (ETIMS) would cut the back cylinder within 2 minutes and I'd hear the thump-thump-thump sound I always hated. With the fans, I ran the bike for 40 minutes, then set it in the sun (temp low 80s) at idle. After ten minutes the ETIMS still did not come on. I stopped testing at that point, happy with the results. Close-up pic on next page
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