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Not sure if I asked this question before. How do I get air flow out of the side Warming vents. I have tried on my 2006 and now on my 2007 to get any air, let alone heat, without success. Seems like Honda forgot put passage to the louvers??:shrug:
 

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Same on my 08.

There's a duct that ends at the vents but I've never felt anything substantial or detectable from them.
 

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At 36 degrees and 65 MPH I thought I felt a little warmth. Maybe frost bite?:shrug:
 

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If you look at the ducts with the plastic off the bike, or the drawings of them in the service manual, you will note that they have a narrow cross section and bends not suitable for moving much air. I can't feel anything on my '08.

One member removed the ducts and used the opening to mount an accessory panel. I think that's probably the best use for them.
 

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I don't know why someone couldn't modify those ducts and tap some nice warm air from the radiators that would flow through those vents. Then we would have something nice, warm air on the legs.
 

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I don't know why someone couldn't modify those ducts and tap some nice warm air from the radiators that would flow through those vents. Then we would have something nice, warm air on the legs.
That sounds like a great idea, but has anyone else noticed that all that heat that burns your shins in the summer is nowhere to be found when the temperature drops below about 40 degrees?:shrug:
 

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On my '09 they work great. Picked up the bike on Friday not too bad but ended up not getting to leave till Saturday due to the windshield needed adjusting was 29 when we started 36 max and only 150 miles home. Feet stayed nice and warm hands and sitting appratus toasty even though just had a pair of thin fligh gloves on.
 

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You might rig up a small computer CPU fan to force air through the many bend tunnel. In the winter build a gate to block cold air and open a vent to radiator fins too help.
 
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