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I have a 2011 road glide. the right side heat on my thigh is rough to take and worse when stopped in warm weather. this is not my first h.d. nor my first road glide, last one was a 2006. what can i do to make riding this harley as enjoyable as it has always been before this model & year?

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Your bike is running hot because the fuel air mixture is lean. You need to take it to a shop that has a dyno and an exhaust gas analyzer and have them adjust the fuel air mixture down to about 13.5:1. Now, it's not just a simple turn of a screw somewhere. I'm not a Twin Cam mechanic. I work on the older bikes that the dealers won't touch anymore like Shovelheads, Panheads, Ironheads, and I do work on Evos. No Twinkies. But, I've seen this done even on Evos with carbs. You may have to purchase some electronic device or something but that's the only way I know to cool the engine down. EPA regs causes things like this.

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