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Old 08-20-2011, 09:29 AM   #1
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Carrying bike up front and overheating?

Plan to carry bike on a front hitch on F350. Bike will have a cover on it. will this cause any problems with overheating?

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Old 08-20-2011, 09:40 AM   #2
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Without a cover no problem, I just don't know about with a cover. Try it and if the temp increases stop and remove the cover.

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Old 08-21-2011, 07:00 PM   #3
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I think you will have a problem with the cover. I carry my small motorcycle on a ramp in the front hitch on my PSD Excursion. While I have not had an over heating problem, you can hear the cooling fan for the radiator kick on more often and stay on longer.
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My vote would be for less air flow across the radiator and a huge potential for cooling problems.
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