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post #1 of 6 Old 07-10-2019, 08:40 PM Thread Starter
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Heat issue

Just purchased a 590m and am experiencing a lot of heat coming from the center section of the bucket seat, does everybody just deal with this or has anybody found a fix to divert this heat?
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post #2 of 6 Old 07-16-2019, 12:23 PM
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Mine produces a lot of heat as well. So just following for ideas.
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post #3 of 6 Old 07-16-2019, 01:30 PM
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I have a 860m and it’s unbearable in summer even with shorts on. Nice in fall and spring but not summer.
I took the seats and plastic off as if you were going to change the belt and I went to Menards and picked up some reflextic. It’s flexable, I wrapped up behind seats to top of air cleaner box, in front of compartment behind my feet and top. Around shifter and seatbelts. I used heat tape to seal everything and screwed the plastic compartment screws right thru the reflextic. I sealed up the battery and fuse compartment up but I have a utility knife with me if I have to cut a opening to get to them, and have some heat tape with me also to tape it back up. I would say it’s about a 90% difference in heat reduction.
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post #4 of 6 Old 07-16-2019, 01:49 PM
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My next project this winter is to put 2 bilge fans below seats and run 3” defrost ducting tubes and put a bezel vent deflector out bottom skid plate and pump hot air out of under seat,!with switch on the dash.
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post #5 of 6 Old 07-17-2019, 12:52 PM
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Do you have pictures of your project where you used the reflector tape. I wanna see how it came out. Get a picture to what you are talking about.
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Check out jegs.com they offer automotive heat shield with adhesive backing. This is great stuff!!

https://www.jegs.com/p/JEGS/JEGS-Hea...18562/10002/-1

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