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Old 12-15-2013, 09:30 AM   #1
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Grey goo in coolant

When I pulled the radiator I saw a lot of this goo WTF is that from? Doesnt look like oil really grey and sitting in the hoses



I know it is recomended to flush the cooling system just curious as to what the hell this stuff is or if the coolant is breaking down.

Also all my hoses are looking a bit shabby does anyone make a silicon hose kit?
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Old 12-15-2013, 10:28 AM   #2
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it's most likely residual from the factory casting which didn't get flushed out properly. Lots of people have it and never realize it which affects the water pump failure/leak on these bikes.
Take a look at the bottom of your coolant expansion reservoir, you probably have some there too.

A good system flush should clear it all out with a water hose going through the engine when you remove the coolant pump cover
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Old 12-15-2013, 11:32 AM   #3
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Was kind of thinking that was the case. Im sure this is most likly the factory coolant. Next on the toDO list is the WP anyway so Ill get all that crap flushed out.

But question still remains, Does any one make a set of hoses for this or is it only OE?

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Old 12-15-2013, 11:36 AM   #4
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Duah

Google works wonders

http://www.mooseracing.com/products/...umber=19020504
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Old 12-15-2013, 12:05 PM   #5
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I run the samco hoses
You can get them from Cjdesigns

And they're orange!
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Old 12-15-2013, 12:20 PM   #6
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I run the samco hoses
You can get them from Cjdesigns

And they're orange!
KTM Moose Smaco after doing some looking they are all the same... All made by SMACO

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Old 12-15-2013, 12:24 PM   #7
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Yes moose racing sells the samco brand. You can see the samco branding on the pix from the link listed above.
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