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Very typical: Once you begin to measure something, you start to become a freak about it.
Plan on hooking my power vision up next week if I get time. Just following along all threads for advice.
 

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Very typical: Once you begin to measure something, you start to become a freak about it.
So true, that's why HD never put an oil temp gauge on bikes
 

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I have a 2010 road glide with a 107 build did a fueling cam chest and HP oil pump I did install an LED oil temp gauge out of the catalog the temp would run on an84° day around 280 degrees With the fueling assembly now around 240 to 280 depending on how hard I’m riding I had a race engine builder tell me the LED oil temp I had a race engine builder tell me the LED oil temp gauges are garbage who knows
 

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That's just the temp on the head sensor. Down deep near the combustion chamber. Exterior temps will be less.

If it bothers you, put some fans on it.
 

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Nothing to worry about your temps are fine. To much BS out there on head temps vs oil temp ect. I would see 360 at times in rides like rolling Thunder. never hurt a thing. Using the thermal gun is a waste of time . To be accurate it must not be on chrome you have to have it in the exact same place every time the exact distance.
 

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Why is my Engine Temp so high. 322 degrees? 84 degrees out. Have a 2018 Road Glide Special.


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The ET sensor is located on the M8 differently than it is on a Twin Cam and the reported temps are higher respectively. M8 operating temps are generally 250-340 relative to conditions, and if sitting stationary & idling can be higher yet.
 

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Higher temps on an M8? I would have thought lower. Or did I read that wrong?
 

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Higher temps on an M8? I would have thought lower. Or did I read that wrong?
Due to the different location of the temp. sensor. Per Jamie
 

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After I put the Power Vision on my 2015 RGS and was sitting in stop and go traffic in Miami, while down visiting the Keys, I was freaking out that my engine temps were so high, but my bike never stumbled or cut off. My legs were frying and so was my brain, thinking I was burning this motor down. First thing I did when I got back to NC is call Fuel Moto (who I bought my tuner from) and explained everything to them. I got the same reply as you, temps are going to show hotter where that sensor gets it's reading from, but it's okay. Well, that was 25,000 miles ago and I have had no problems and it still runs the same, although I did break down and put Love Jugs fans on it. If you are worried, try that, or as others have stated, monitor something besides engine temp. Good luck!

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I am and 2 of my riding buddies are happy with Love Jugs - I have the mini versions and they crank out a lot of air - I don't have a temp gauge so I don't know the exact temp reduction but it seems considerable.
 
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