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So after mounting my RS-3 2 into 1 exhaust Friday I went for a spin. LOVE the sound FWIW. I unloaded my bike out of our portable garage (trailer) yesterday to clean it up and found some antifreeze on the floor of the trailer :angry4: . My guess is that it came from the left side of the bike (while sitting on it) since there was some on the outer engine casing. I have previously noted a slight scent of antifreeze before, but never seen any liquid until yesterday. I don't even know where to start chasing this gremlin, or if it would be worth it to just take it to the *********** and letting them fix. Any thoughts/advice would be greatly appreciated.
 

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that was the only thing i could think of. didnt know if anyone had a weird experience with something that might be insightful. Seems to happen more often than not on SVR. BTW I just noticed that steal-er-ship was *'d out LOL. Didn't know that was a curse!
 

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Clean it all up, take it for a spin and see if it spouts any more. It should be easier to trace the source with it all cleaned up and shiny.
 

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I guess I should have added more to this as well (at work, trying to keep SVR to a minimum, yeah, right!) I ran it yesterday in the driveway while I was cleaning it and it didn't push any out while it was running onto the driveway or down onto the casing. I put cardboard under it when I put it back in the trailer to see if more comes out.
 

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Possibly to much coolant in the reservoir?
 

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actually when i looked at it last night it didnt appear to have any coolant in the reservoir. I know sometimes it is hard to see through that yellow plastic and i didnt feel like tearing the bike down in the cold, so we'll see soon enough. It never got too hot or threw a temp light on me so i am ??? It ran fine and I didn't see "milk chocolate" through the sight glass. I am just gonna have to check all my hoses and connections, double check the sight glass, check/fill reservoir & radiator, clean the casing and go from there. not really sure what to do short of taking it to a stealer if i cant figure it out from there.
 

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Mine leaks periodically also. There are two hose clamps which are accessed from the left side that are the problem. They are the really cheappy kind of clamps. I just tighten them a little. Maybe once-a-year. It seems to only be a problem when my engine temp gets up there in the summertime. Thanks for reminding me. I should put the good clamps on there before I saw through the rubber...
 

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Mine leaks periodically also. There are two hose clamps which are accessed from the left side that are the problem. They are the really cheappy kind of clamps. I just tighten them a little. Maybe once-a-year. It seems to only be a problem when my engine temp gets up there in the summertime. Thanks for reminding me. I should put the good clamps on there before I saw through the rubber...

What good clamps are you putting on. It appears that the leak came from the afforementioned left side by (what i think is) the thermostat housing. It has the worm screw type hose clamps and i tightened it to the point that it ran out of worm screw last night. It doesn't appear to have compressed the hose to a bad point so i wonder if a PO had replaced it.
 

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i haven't had any problems with my stock hose clamps, but i'm in a warm climate. sometimes cold weather will make a clamp leak, as everything contracts a bit from the cold. a turn of the screw should take care of it.
 
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