Join Date: Oct 2014
Location: Mims, FL: Home of the Flying Sunset Cans
Strange Exhaust Discovery
I was getting ready to put the dust cover on after I finished riding and lightly felt the rear exhaust muffler to make sure it wasn't too hot. Just warm, OK. On impulse, I felt the front pipe and was still pretty hot. The next day, I took a ride around the block a couple of times and checked with the temperature sensor. The front pipe near the cylinder was 230 degrees F. The rear pipe same place was 90 degrees F. No, I haven't lost my mind already! The bike is perfectly tuned, adjusted, new synthetic oil, running perfectly, and making no unusual noises. Single carb and the engine and exhaust are stock. Any comments or theories?
2009 Yamaha Virago 250, 5000 mi. and well maintained.
Last edited by Wavelength; 01-15-2015 at 03:43 PM.