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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 11-13-2012, 09:43 AM Thread Starter
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air lite owners cut the mesh out or not

just bought air lite soft lowers few weeks ago I am running them in 50 degree weather in south Louisiana not much of a winter here but feel like bike may be running a little hot(no oil temp gauge),pipes sound louder and maybe a little loss in power or maybe I am imagining this.My question is anybody having same situation,would seem like mesh would block air, thinking about cutting mesh out,has anybody done this with better results,anybody running them above 50 degrees
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post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old 11-13-2012, 10:22 AM
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It says not to use them above 50!! I dont think it would be wise to cut them up as they will loose there integrity and not fit as well!! sounds like you could of saved some $$ and went with the HD ones! hope you figure it out!!

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Probably too warm to run them. See what happens when colder?
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post #4 of 5 (permalink) Old 11-13-2012, 03:30 PM
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I been running mine up to about 65 degrees. Thats where my engine temp starts to get over 200. It would be nice to have the mesh attached with Velcro but I don't want to take the chance of screwing them up so I'll just take them off when I need to.

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post #5 of 5 (permalink) Old 11-13-2012, 06:30 PM
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I've got the soft harley lowers on mine, temp range is from mid forties to upper seventies, it gets kinda hot in the middle of the day, but still running ok.

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