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Old 12-03-2012, 11:43 AM   #1
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315R Montesa overheating

My buddy has a 98 Montesa 315R. It boils over after not too long of riding. Has anyone seen this before? Do you think it could just be a radiator cap ? It's not like I can just run down to the corner and get one . Im open to sugestions. Once we fix this issue I think he is going to sell it.
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Old 12-03-2012, 11:49 AM   #2
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Is the coolant topped up? Does the fan come on? Are the rad fins clear? Good gas? Plug tight? Reasonable jetting? Air leak around carb? Crank seals? Just a few ideas.
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Old 12-05-2012, 11:07 AM   #3
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Montesa 315

I had a 02 model and had the same problem. I ordered a new rad. cap and put blue ice antifreeze in it and all was good again. Never an overheating issue again. I can tell you however that you are not going to find t he cap at your local auto parts dealer will have to order it from a local honda dealer or Overland Trails in PA the guy there is Dennis. He is the man when it comes to Montesa's. Hope this helps
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Old 12-05-2012, 02:32 PM   #4
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Question parts...

As I understand it http://www.lewisportusa.com in CA might be able to get you what you need, they do Montesa parts, not sure about a 315R, but might be worth giving them a call.

Good luck!
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Old 12-06-2012, 10:45 AM   #5
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Dennis at Overland Cycle is your guy. Trust me.
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Old 12-06-2012, 12:02 PM   #6
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Dennis be the man on Montesas! http://www.overlandtrail.biz/
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