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Was working on the bike last weekend. Noticed that the tabs aren't seating in the grommets on the right front side cover. The one that covers the back of the engine.

so, to keep from loosing it until I get the grommets replaced, I left it off and stored it away.

Result? The rides to work and back this week have been really neat! My leg and foot on the right side is as toasty as can be. The left leg and foot still cool wishing for warmth.

So, if we take a 1500 for a ride in really cold air, take off the front side panels and enjoy warm air on the legs....

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Was working on the bike last weekend. Noticed that the tabs aren't seating in the grommets on the right front side cover. The one that covers the back of the engine.

so, to keep from loosing it until I get the grommets replaced, I left it off and stored it away.

Result? The rides to work and back this week have been really neat! My leg and foot on the right side is as toasty as can be. The left leg and foot still cool wishing for warmth.

So, if we take a 1500 for a ride in really cold air, take off the front side panels and enjoy warm air on the legs....
ACTUALLY jOHN, YOUR PANTS ARE ON FIRE!


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ACTUALLY jOHN, YOUR PANTS ARE ON FIRE!
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I hate when that happens...
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Sometimes ya gotta do what ya gotta do, eh ?

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