thanks rob, TRob in CT said:Tommy, don't be to worried about it, the exhaust has a coating on it from the factory that may need to burn off a bit, that's most likely your cultrip. If it's still doing it after a few more days, then take a ride down to your dealer.
Wouldn't hurt to check the oil level too, just to be sure.
the Hood Plugs are in the inside of the hood where the scoops are, stops the rain from getting in, but allows a bit of air in for cooling. A lot of guys take them out.