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Just installed the Love Jugs. A little pricey, but seem to be good quality and man do they blow.
I think in conjuction with my oil cooler fan, the love jugs will keep these engine temps down in the South Florida heat and stop n go traffic.

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Nice addition. I have a set of the old Wards Parts Werks one that are very similar. So similar I believe they infringed on Love Jugs patent and he got shut down. They do work well at cooling the top of the motor. The only downside is they blow a lot of heat onto your right leg, so you have to find comfortable places to move your leg when stuck in traffic or at a light.
 

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Nice addition. I have a set of the old Wards Parts Werks one that are very similar. So similar I believe they infringed on Love Jugs patent and he got shut down. They do work well at cooling the top of the motor. The only downside is they blow a lot of heat onto your right leg, so you have to find comfortable places to move your leg when stuck in traffic or at a light.
I had the same issue with the old Harley Parade fan blowing on my leg. Man, I went without a fan, until the new bike, since I traded in that 2005 FLHTI in 2008.
 

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I still have the original from Wards Parts Werks on my 2010, I think they were around $175 back when I bought them, I don’t know what they cost now, but they do work and look a lot better than the actual Love Jugs.
 

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A little tank lift would also help lower the temps. Found that out by trial and error after having limited results from a oil cooler with a fan and jug fans.

On the oil cooled M8, the hottest oil in the system is what flows through that return hose at the back of the engine. I'm surprised that no one has build a cooler to fit in there.
 

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I guess there’s no splitting traffic in Florida ?
No, but even if we could you still have to stop at lights, and it still gets hot. I believe California is one of the only states where you can split lanes, if you ride to Yosemite, you get hot waiting in line, and just about all states get hot in the summer. Unless you’re 100% highway, these bikes get hot.
 

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OK, I wonder if the fan blades are designed to move air in both directions? Probably not, but if they did you could have it on a switch you could at least alternate which side of you is getting spit roasted in stop and go traffic. Living where it's sunny, 94 degrees, and 80% humidity for months on end, I vote for motorcycle air conditioning!
 

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I ordered a set of mid frame heat deflectors, so I am hoping the heat will at least be deflected away from my right inner thigh.
 

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OK, I wonder if the fan blades are designed to move air in both directions? Probably not, but if they did you could have it on a switch you could at least alternate which side of you is getting spit roasted in stop and go traffic. Living where it's sunny, 94 degrees, and 80% humidity for months on end, I vote for motorcycle air conditioning!

Unfortunately No. They blow in one direction, but man do those little suckers put out some CFMs of air. With the engine off, sounds like jet turbines
 

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I have removed my cat very helpful and yes I’m in California and I go to Yosemite but I don’t sit in any traffic that’s the biggest downfall on the air cooled twins. I don’t let them idle and get hot I do whatever I can to avoid that. Didn’t realize California was one of the only states still letting you split traffic
 

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I have them on this bike and my previous. The cat converter is the heat monster on the right side.
The bike is new and still has over 1 year and a half of Warranty left. If I remove the cat converter the warranty will be void. Once the time is up, I'll be going stage 2 with headers and Air Cleaner.
 

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i also have the love jugs with a fan assisted oil cooler and a tank lift. my engine likes me so much more now. i love being stopped in traffic and watching my engine temps go down instead of up like they used to .
 
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