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Tusk High Pressure Radiator Cap with Temperature Gauge

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    Tusk High Pressure Radiator Cap with Temperature Gauge 1.8 Bar

    Fits: 2009 KAWASAKI KX250F
    Part# 1638630001 | Mfg Part# 16386830001

    Our Price: $24.99

    MSRP: $29.99 - You save $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.
    WARNING: Cancer and Reproductive Harm - www.P65Warnings.ca.gov

    Tusk High Pressure Radiator Cap with Temperature Gauge Reviews

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    4.4 / 5.0
    342 Reviews
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    4.5 / 5
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    4.3 / 5
    Fitment
    4.6 / 5
    Performance
    4.5 / 5
    Recommend it?
    Yes (296)
    No (33)
    Value
    1 / 5
    Durability
    1 / 5
    Fitment
    1 / 5
    Performance
    1 / 5
    Recommend it?
    No
    Great idea, but leaks!
    Temp portion works great but doesn't seal, had to finish my ride with low coolant, then fill back up and install the stocker. No more leaking.

    -m-2008 KTM 300 XC--
    November 16, 2019
    Abbotsford, BC, CA
    Age: 45-64
    Purchased
    2 months ago
    Gender:
    Male
    Weight:
    161 - 190 lbs.
    Height:
    5'10 - 6'0
    Value
    1 / 5
    Durability
    1 / 5
    Fitment
    4 / 5
    Performance
    1 / 5
    Recommend it?
    No
    Temp gauge broke, won't hold in the pressure
    Worked great for the first couple of rides then quit holding in the pressure, so it would blow fluid out my overflow and into my coolant reservoir. Then this last weekend I was riding and all of a sudden the temp gauge just blew over to 300 degrees randomly and wouldn't come back. Now it changes the position it's stuck at every time I start up my bike. Waste of money in my opinion, good concept, bad design.

    -m-2017 HUSQVARNA FC 450--
    November 12, 2019
    Snohomish , WA, US
    Age: 15-24
    Purchased
    2 months ago
    Fitment
    5 / 5
    Performance
    5 / 5
    Recommend it?
    Yes
    Really nice to be able to monitor engine temp while riding.
    November 10, 2019
    PITTSBURGH, PA, US
    Purchased
    1 year ago
    Value
    5 / 5
    Durability
    4 / 5
    Fitment
    5 / 5
    Performance
    5 / 5
    Recommend it?
    Yes
    Must have
    This is such a great idea. I plan to put one on all of my bikes. Wish I knew of this year's ago.
    November 6, 2019
    Cottage Grove, OR, US
    Age: 25-44
    Purchased
    1 month ago
    Gender:
    Male
    Weight:
    191 - 220 lbs.
    Height:
    6'1 - 6'3
    Value
    4 / 5
    Durability
    1 / 5
    Fitment
    4 / 5
    Performance
    1 / 5
    Recommend it?
    No
    Began Leaking Almost Immediately
    Took my bike on a ride after replacing the factory radiator cap with this one and it began leaking radiator fluid almost immediately. Soon after, the radiator's cap temperature gauge started red lining or overheating. Had no further problems after I reinstalled factory radiator cap.

    So far I have been very pleased and happy with Rocky Mountain's ATV/MS service, quick shipping and prices. So this poor rating is not meant for RM ATV/MC but for the Tusk's radiator cap.

    The product may have work well in other motorcycles but not for mine. So it could be that this product is not compatible with my motorcycle's make, model, year.

    -m-2019 HUSQVARNA FE 501--
    November 3, 2019
    Tacoma, WA, US
    Purchased
    4 weeks ago
    Value
    3 / 5
    Durability
    1 / 5
    Fitment
    3 / 5
    Performance
    1 / 5
    Recommend it?
    No
    Dosen't work as advertised
    Don't waste your money, don't hold the pressure at 150 degrees relicensing tge antifreeze.

    -m-2018 KTM 500 EXC-F--
    October 27, 2019
    KENVIL, NJ, US
    Age: 25-44
    Purchased
    2 months ago
    Gender:
    Male
    Weight:
    131 - 160 lbs.
    Height:
    5'4 - 5'6
    Value
    5 / 5
    Durability
    5 / 5
    Fitment
    5 / 5
    Performance
    5 / 5
    Recommend it?
    Yes
    Must have
    Very happy with this product. Appears well made is perfect for being able to look down quickly and read your coolant temp.

    -m-2018 KTM 500 EXC-F--
    Fits perfectly
    Fits perfectly
    October 22, 2019
    Singleton heights, New South Wales , AU
    Age: 25-44
    Purchased
    2 months ago
    Gender:
    Male
    Weight:
    191 - 220 lbs.
    Height:
    6'1 - 6'3
    Value
    1 / 5
    Durability
    1 / 5
    Fitment
    1 / 5
    Performance
    1 / 5
    Recommend it?
    No
    Radiator
    Maybe I got a dud but thing worked for like a couple days and then doesn't work.
    October 22, 2019
    Casselberry , FL, US
    Age: 45-64
    Purchased
    1 year 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
    Temp guage
    Fit perfect and gives me a quick idea what the rad temp is

    -m-2019 HONDA CRF450L--
    October 18, 2019
    Vancouver, BC, CA
    Age: 45-64
    Purchased
    1 month ago
    Gender:
    Male
    Value
    1 / 5
    Durability
    1 / 5
    Fitment
    1 / 5
    Performance
    1 / 5
    Recommend it?
    No
    Leaked and spewed coolant out the overflow.
    Started leaking and allowing coolant to come out of the overflow tube when the bike wasn't even overheated. I put the stock cap back on. Disappointing.
    October 14, 2019
    Cincinnati , OH, US
    Purchased
    11 months ago
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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 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 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 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.
    I have an 04 ktm 450exc with a clark 3.1 oversized tank will this fit cuz its tight ish ?
    justin k on Jul 22, 2019
    BEST ANSWER: Same size as rye stock cap I removed on my bike. You may need to unbolt the tank to install it but if your view is blocked there is no reason to purchase and use this product.
    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 for a 2019 xc300?
    Also what radiator fan will fit
    Mike M on Oct 13, 2019
    BEST ANSWER: Yes I would think it would fit a 2019 XC 300. Standard radiator necks.
    I would have no idea which radiator fan would work
    Does it fit "Beta RR 430" 2017 ?
    Raido O on Sep 15, 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.
    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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