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    They are/were being sold by a dealership in Toms River, NJ. I'm guessing they just ran out of stock.

    I paid $199.98 plus tax for both sets, same as I would pay at the dealer. I don't expect that price to change up or down for at least 9 months to a year. Maybe not even then. They're new so nobody knows how popular they will be. If they're popular, the price will eventually go up. If dealers can't get rid of them, the price will go down. Eventually.

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    UPDATE: Per Amazon, mine are shipping today via USPS. ETA is still the 26th. Not sure how it will take (10) days to go from NJ to NC but whatever. I'll install them the next weekend. As jetfixer mentioned, they simply bolt on in place of the OEM vents. You'll need to remove the (3) main pieces of tupperware on each side. For anybody concerned with the tupperware removal process, I have a video on that. Super simple. (I've removed those pieces enough now that I think I can do it in my sleep.)

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    UPDATE: Received the vents today. I hope to install them Saturday but we'll see. I didn't get a chance to ride last weekend and Saturday is supposed to be sunny (FINALLY!) and in the low 40s. Not sure if I can hold off riding til Sunday to install these Saturday or not.

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    LAST UPDATE: Installed mine today (uppers and lowers). Total of about :45 minutes only because I don't have a heated garage and I had to keep taking my gloves off.

    A couple notes. No surprise, BuRP used that same sh***y yellow Loctite on the bolts. (If I could sell used yellow Loctite for a buck a pound and I could get all of it off just my bike, I'd be a millionaire.) When removing the stock vents, the 1st couple turns of the nut, I got this loud squeak. I thought I was breaking something. It was just the Loctite breaking loose, I guess.

    You'll need a 10mm socket, a T30 and in my case, a T20. Unless you have a really short T30 socket (or something similar), you can't get anything in the bolt heads for the new lower vents. I ended up using a T20 to remove the screw (and washer) so I could GENTLY pull the vent itself out of the base housing. Work slowly. It will come apart. When you put it back together, the vent goes back in TOWARDS the end with the flat groove. (If you do it my way, you'll understand once you get it apart. Trust me.) Taking the stock vents off is easy. As jetfixer said, once you remove the large piece of tupperware that runs down the side of the bike (from the front of the drivers seat area to the fin in front), you just unbolt the old and bolt on the new. One more quick suggestion, once you've installed the new adjustable vents, hold that big piece of tupperware up to the bike to make sure the new vents are oriented the correct way. Both angle UP and BACK. The upper vent will fit just under the headlight assembly.

    /rant on/ One more thought. The more I "work" on my RT (this one or the previous one), the more I think these were assembled by drunk 10 year olds. Things just don't fit "right". There are a LOT of holes that should be round but aren't just so you can adjust things so they fit. And, I struggle to start all (3) bolts on each side piece of tupperware every time. Truly disappointing for a $25k machine. /rant off/

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    I know we're not supposed to advertise products here, but this is a tool that should be in everyone's Spyder tool kit:

    https://www.homedepot.com/p/Husky-1-...DRBD/205543703

    This would have allowed you to put the T30 bit in it and access those screws correctly. Owners of pre 2020 RT's will find that this tool is perfect for removing that screw at the rear of the rear side panel under the seat. Trust me. I use tools for a living. Get one.
    2020 RT Limited , Marsala Red

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jetfixer View Post
    I know we're not supposed to advertise products here, but this is a tool that should be in everyone's Spyder tool kit:

    This would have allowed you to put the T30 bit in it and access those screws correctly. Owners of pre 2020 RT's will find that this tool is perfect for removing that screw at the rear of the rear side panel under the seat. Trust me. I use tools for a living. Get one.
    Super idea although I think this is much better. (I work for Lowe's. )

    https://www.lowes.com/pd/Kobalt-35-P...ol-Set/3387640

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