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Make sure you've got a good [clean] motor oil: I think this forum has settled on three: Mobil1 Synthetic EP or V-twin 20/50; Brad Penn Synthetic 20/50; or VR1 by Valvoline...

And, make sure your timing is not too retarded while at idle...

I added a front oil cooler with two electric fans [t-stat controlled]. One fan comes on at 95C and the 2nd at 100C. The second used to come occasionally, until I got rid of my 5* vacuum retard at idle... Even in 105*F temps down here in New Orleans, I don't see over 215F...

My cruise [highway] temps are usually about 175-80F...
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