Tusk High Pressure Radiator Cap with Temperature Gauge

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    Tusk High Pressure Radiator Cap with Temperature Gauge

    Our Price: $24.99

    MSRP: $29.99 - You save up to $5.00 (17% off)

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      The Tusk High Pressure Radiator Cap with Temperature Gauge makes it easy to keep an eye on your machine’s temperature. The radiator caps are designed with a higher pressure rating than OEM caps in order to raise your coolants boiling point. This reduces boiling over and losing coolant. Equipped on top of the cap is a temperature gauge so you can read how hot or cold your machine is running. Offered in a 1.8kg/cm2 (25.6psi) for most motorcycles, ATV’s, and UTV’s and a 2.0kg/cm2 (28.5psi) for most European machines. Think Tusk when in need of new parts and accessories for your motorcycle, ATV, and UTV.
    • High pressure radiator cap with a temperature gauge.
    • Built with a higher pressure rating than the OEM cap to raise the boiling point of your machine – this reduces boil-overs.
    • Gauge on top identifies how hot or cold a machine is running.
    • Offered in a 1.8kg/cm2 (25.6psi) and 2.0kg/cm2 (28.5psi) cap.
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    Tusk High Pressure Radiator Cap with Temperature Gauge Reviews

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    4.5 / 5.0
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    4.6 / 5
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    Performance
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    Recommend it?
    Yes (262)
    No (18)
    Value
    5 / 5
    Durability
    5 / 5
    Fitment
    5 / 5
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    5 / 5
    Recommend it?
    Yes
    A must have for any bike.
    This is a great addition to any bike that is being ridden seriously. First it raises the pressure from the stock cap so you can run hotter which means you have the capacity to be droning through single tracks and dealing with mud wholes and fighting with trail rides or the several hour long harescambler race. Or if you are rpping it at an MX track to can keep that motor running harder and really push it on the track.

    Easy to read thermostat perfect to gauge the cooling system performance. No more guessing what temp your running.

    High quality and no issues with fitment. I would highly recommend this to everyone.

    -m-2015 KAWASAKI KX450F--
    Easy to read. Excellent value.
    Easy to read. Excellent value.
    June 15, 2019
    Jupiter, FL, US
    Age: 45-64
    Purchased
    1 month ago
    Gender:
    Male
    Value
    5 / 5
    Durability
    5 / 5
    Fitment
    4 / 5
    Performance
    5 / 5
    Recommend it?
    Yes
    AWSOME!!!!
    this thing is bada**! its so nice being able to see what temp your running at. also if you do any kind of mods to help bring temp down you will beable to see how well it works and what workes better as you will beable to see were your temp is at. if your in the the gnarr, and you get to hot you can shut it down before you cause damage. BUY IT!
    June 15, 2019
    RF, MN, US
    Age: 25-44
    Gender:
    Male
    Value
    5 / 5
    Durability
    5 / 5
    Fitment
    5 / 5
    Performance
    5 / 5
    Recommend it?
    Yes
    Great product, works perfectly
    Installed the part this past week and went riding in the dunes. Works great. The ability to see if your going to overheat is important and Tusk has taken care of that problem for me.
    June 5, 2019
    San Jose, CA, US
    Age: 25-44
    Purchased
    1 month ago
    Gender:
    Male
    Weight:
    161 - 190 lbs.
    Height:
    5'7 - 5'9
    Value
    5 / 5
    Durability
    5 / 5
    Fitment
    5 / 5
    Performance
    5 / 5
    Recommend it?
    Yes
    Tusk temp gauge radiator cap
    I have one of these on each of my 3 KTMs. It sure is nice to be able to see what kind of temps the bike is running. It is especially handy on my 500 EXC where we sometimes get into real slow and technical sections.

    -m-2017 KTM 500 EXC-F--
    June 1, 2019
    SoCal, CA, US
    Age: 45-64
    Purchased
    1 month ago
    Gender:
    Male
    Weight:
    191 - 220 lbs.
    Value
    2 / 5
    Durability
    2 / 5
    Fitment
    4 / 5
    Performance
    4 / 5
    Recommend it?
    No
    Inconsistent.
    I have had 5 of these on 4 different bikes. 3 of them broke quickly and 2 have lasted at least 6 months. Great concept, bad execution. I would happily pay twice for a quality verion.
    May 26, 2019
    Signal Mtn, TN, US
    Age: 45-64
    Purchased
    11 months ago
    Value
    3 / 5
    Durability
    1 / 5
    Fitment
    3 / 5
    Performance
    2 / 5
    Recommend it?
    No
    Work good for a month
    I installed it on my 2016 yz250x. In less than a month the needle was stuck at 150 degrees and the temp no longer functioned however I am still using it.
    May 18, 2019
    Millinocket, ME, US
    Purchased
    1 year ago
    Response from Rocky Mountain ATV/MC
    This cap was setup for a return and replacement per Warranty.
    May 22, 2019
    Wade H
    Value
    5 / 5
    Durability
    5 / 5
    Fitment
    5 / 5
    Performance
    5 / 5
    Recommend it?
    Yes
    good item
    good item very good durabilite and the fit is perfect
    May 15, 2019
    trois-rivieres, QC, CA
    Age: 25-44
    Purchased
    over 2 years ago
    Gender:
    Male
    Weight:
    161 - 190 lbs.
    Height:
    5'10 - 6'0
    Value
    5 / 5
    Durability
    5 / 5
    Fitment
    5 / 5
    Performance
    5 / 5
    Recommend it?
    Yes
    Great way to give a quick eye on the temp.
    Easy to read from most any position. Good to keep an eye on the temps on the KLR.

    -m-2017 KAWASAKI KLR650--
    May 10, 2019
    Colorado Springs, CO, US
    Purchased
    1 year ago
    Value
    5 / 5
    Durability
    5 / 5
    Fitment
    5 / 5
    Performance
    5 / 5
    Recommend it?
    Yes
    It does everything I needed to do thanks great product

    -m-1997 KAWASAKI--
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    Added May 1, 2019
    May 1, 2019
    Uppermarlboro , MD, US
    Age: 45-64
    Purchased
    2 months ago
    Gender:
    Male
    Weight:
    221 - 250 lbs.
    Height:
    5'4 - 5'6
    Value
    5 / 5
    Durability
    5 / 5
    Fitment
    5 / 5
    Performance
    5 / 5
    Recommend it?
    Yes
    easy to read
    fit perfectly easy to read, checked it with my fan temp. and they read the same. yes I would buy it again

    -m-2019 HUSQVARNA TE 300i (Fuel Injected)--
    April 25, 2019
    marysville, WA, US
    Age: 45-64
    Purchased
    2 months ago
    Gender:
    Male
    Weight:
    191 - 220 lbs.
    Height:
    5'10 - 6'0
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    I recently purchased this cap. I installed it on my 2017 crf 450rx and my bike started dumping coolant out I figured due to the higher pressure but when I let it cool and checked my radiator coolant their was none at the top? Is this normal?
    Jesse J on Nov 5, 2017
    BEST ANSWER: Considering this cap is new, make sure you get it tight. Completely seated. I removed my old one a time or two just to double check coolant level and it was a breeze to install compared to this new one. If it's not completely seated, it can't seal off the radiator and can leak.
    Will the 2.0 work on the 2008 KTM 250XCF? On here it says a 2.0 would work, but I have a 1.8 on right now and OEM says 20.3psi. I'm extremely confused.
    Ryan L on Jul 27, 2018
    BEST ANSWER: You shouldnt have any issues running a 2.0 on your machine.
    I recently bought the Tusk High pressure radiator cap for my New Yamaha YZ250F 4 stroke. It only has .6 hrs. on it. It imedetly started dumping fluid out the overflow hose. Does this item have a defect? I put the stock one back on it and it was perfectly fine. I then thought I would try it again. It done the same thing. Can I send it back. It must be a defected part. Please advise....
    Thank you,
    Mark
    Mark D on Jan 21, 2018
    BEST ANSWER: Please give us a call at 1-800-336-5437 or email [email protected] so we may be able to better assist you with this situation. Thank you!
    I put this on my 2015 YZ450F and it started to piss coolant out of the overflow, it was a pretty steady flow coming out and it got up in the yellow temp about after 8 minutes of idling. I then waited for the bike to cool down, filled up the coolant again and put my stock cap on and had it idle for about another 8 minutes with no issues. Anybody know what the problem might be? I put the same cap on my buddy’s 2015 CRF450 and it had no issues.
    A shopper on Feb 24, 2019
    BEST ANSWER: Man I had the same issue. It works great on my 2012 Ktm 300 XC. Put it on my 2016 Husky FE350 and started spilling coolant just like you described. Moved it back to the KTM and it works fine. Put the OEM cap back on the Husky and have no issues. So I’m at a loss on why it works on some radiators. Even though they are practically the same radiators on the two bikes.
    Will this work on my SUV? I don't ride that much and radiator cap is hidden but wouldn't mind one in my SUV.
    Bernard Q on Apr 5, 2017
    BEST ANSWER: This cap is only designed to work with off-road applications.
    I recently bought this temperature gauge. Should my gauge be reading 100 degrees even though my bike has not been started or rode today?
    Zach A on Jun 30, 2018
    BEST ANSWER: is that 100C or 100F? Mine seems pretty spot on. I have given one to a friend that has it on his 450FX with fan and the sensor on that matches his fan sensor pretty well. - what is the ambient temp? Remember this has a temp gurage of boiling water, not atni-freeze under pressure. I would contact RM and tlak to them, you might of got a bad unit or one that the needle is not aligned. But if it is 90 degrees and it read 100... or is it 60 and read 100?
    I recently purchased one of the Tusk Temp Gauge Radiator Caps for my 2016 Husqvarna FE501. I thought I was getting a 1.8 Bar cap (same as OEM) but received a 2.0 Bar Cap. Is this safe to use or should I be getting it exchanged for the correct pressure rating? New cap is unopened.
    Bjorn L on Feb 21, 2017
    BEST ANSWER: It's very common to get a higher pressure rating on radiator caps to increase the pressure release. I haven't run into a bike where the extra pressure has ever been a problem. If you overheat your bike (coolant vapor/white smoke pouring out of overflow tube) this will help contain it better. I've gone from 1.1 stock to 1.8 so a 0.2 increase is well within reason.
    I have Fluidyne FPS radiators on my bike, will this cap fit?
    RYAN R on Mar 5, 2018
    BEST ANSWER: Not to sure, but my cap failed to read temperature after about 2 weeks of riding. The needle just spins freely now.
    Hello, I own a 08 Honda Crf150RB which is relatively new to me and I just got into dirt bikes. My cap is a 1.1 and I’m wondering if it’s healthy to jump to a 1.8? Thanks
    Chase B on Mar 9, 2019
    BEST ANSWER: Hey Chase,
    I've got an orange label ride & not sure what the specs on the Honda's allow, but I do run the 1.8 TUSK and I've enjoyed knowing when I'm beginning to overheat it in the slow and tough stuff...and recommend it.
    Will this fit a 2007 yfz450?
    David P on Mar 19, 2019
    BEST ANSWER: To see if this part will fit your machine please enter the make, model, and year into our "Choose a vehicle" drop down boxes found above the product image. If your machine is not listed, we may not carry the right item for your application. If you have a 2019 year model but don't see your machine as an option, please contact a tech via Live Chat or call us at 1-800-336-5437 for assistance.
    Hello the radiator caps are universal or each model or brand of motorcycle is independent?
    Cordero I on Jan 23, 2019
    BEST ANSWER: The radiator caps are per machine. You will need to enter in your make, model, and year.
    will this work on my 2008 teryx 750 le utv?
    A shopper on Nov 16, 2018
    BEST ANSWER: Yes, if you order for the 2008 Teryx 750 it will also fit the LE model.
    How long is the warranty on this? Mine just failed after a couple of months.
    Michael N on Aug 28, 2018
    BEST ANSWER: Tusk has a limited lifetime warranty. Please call us at 1-800-336-5437 or email us at [email protected] to start your warranty claim.
    I have a 2012 beta 450rs but this website is not even giving me an opportunity to have a 2012 beta but I can put in as a 2013 do you know if this fits my 2012?
    tate b on Jun 11, 2018
    BEST ANSWER: No this will not work on the 2012 model unfortunately.
    Would the tusk high pressure 2.0 radiator cap work on a 2005 ktm exc 250 2 stroke ? Thanks.
    A shopper on Apr 30, 2018
    BEST ANSWER: To see if this part will fit your machine please enter the make, model, and year into our "Choose a vehicle" drop down boxes found above the product image. If your machine is not listed, we may not carry the right item for your application. If you have a 2018 year model but don't see your machine as an option, please contact a tech via Live Chat or call us at 1-800-336-5437 for assistance.
    is this fit to my 2018KTM 250EXC TPI Sixdays?
    KOJI G on Dec 18, 2017
    BEST ANSWER: Yes this will fit with the fuel injected 2 stroke models for KTM. just be sure to select the fuel injected model. thank you for your question.
    What's the warranty on these? I had 2 fail on my last trip to the dunes. The needle comes loose and just spins.
    Kelly D on Nov 10, 2017
    BEST ANSWER: if you would like you can call in and see what warranty can do for you. that definitely not normal. if you call and and talk to our warranty department they should get you squared away.
    Can this go from a crf150r to crf250r?
    will m on Aug 31, 2017
    BEST ANSWER: it depends on the year a lot of them do.
    I am looking for a thermo cap 2.0 for a 2009 Yamaha Raptor 700R . However your listing only goes down to 2013 , will it fit ?
    Anthony M on Aug 29, 2017
    BEST ANSWER: No it will not. i apologize about that.
    Since each dirt bike has different levels of operating temperatures, is the cap altered for each type of bike in terms of where the green/yellow/red limits are?
    Kyle M on May 3, 2017
    BEST ANSWER: Its all a general chart so that its close enough for all bikes as far as the green, yellow and red are. But there is a temperature listing in degrees (numbers) listed above the colors so if you know what your bikes running temperature is, you can look at the numbers on the gauge.
    hi, would this fit in my gas gas ec300 f 4t its a 2014?
    luis felipe z on Apr 11, 2017
    BEST ANSWER: To see if this part will fit your machine please enter the make, model, and year into our "Choose a vehicle" drop down boxes found above the product image. If your machine is not listed, we may not carry the right item for your application. If you have a 2017 year model but don't see your machine as an option, please contact a tech via Live Chat or call us at 1-800-336-5437 for assistance.
    My 2002 ktm 520 exc has a 1.4 bar cap, is 2.0 bar too much? Do you offer a 1.8 bar? its not listed on your site..
    scott s on Mar 30, 2017
    BEST ANSWER: No, the 2.0 will not be too much. I dont show that we offer a 1.8 bar for that bike.
    Will this work on my 2001 cr250 stock radiators?
    A shopper on Oct 15, 2016
    BEST ANSWER: To see if this part will fit your machine please enter the make, model, and year into our "Choose a vehicle" drop down boxes found above the product image.
    WILL THIS FIT 2017 husqvarna TE 300 ?
    A shopper on Oct 11, 2016
    BEST ANSWER: To see if this part will fit your machine please enter the make, model, and year into our "Choose a vehicle" drop down boxes found above the product image. If your machine is not listed, we may not carry the right item for your application. If you have a 2017 year model but don't see your machine as an option, please contact a tech via Live Chat or call us at 1-800-336-5437 for assistance.
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