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Old 02-10-2019, 03:55 PM
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If you do, I highly suggest the Vance and Hines ShortShots. Just put some on my 2008 Nightster and they sound great. Donít forget that you will need a power commander or other tuner if you do a stage 1.
 
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Old 02-10-2019, 03:56 PM
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Originally Posted by txfxstrider View Post
If you can afford the $600 then do it. You will never regret it. The sound alone is worth $600.
^^ Agreed! Sound alone is worth it!!
 
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Old 02-10-2019, 04:24 PM
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Originally Posted by Bcwalks2 View Post
If you do, I highly suggest the Vance and Hines ShortShots. Just put some on my 2008 Nightster and they sound great. Don’t forget that you will need a power commander or other tuner if you do a stage 1.
He won't need a Tuner for his Carbed bike, but it still needs to be addressed though ... (No Fuel Inj until 2007 on Sportsters)


100th883HD, I may have a set of New "Screaming Eagle" Slip-ons for that bike

I think you can do this for less than $600 (no labor included)

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Old 02-10-2019, 04:28 PM
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Originally Posted by multihdrdr View Post
He won't need a Tuner for his Carbed bike, but it still needs to be addressed though ... (No Fuel Inj until 2007 on Sportsters)


100th883HD, I may have a set of New "Screaming Eagle" Slip-ons for that bike

I think you can do this for less than $600 (no labor included)

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Good call, didnt pay attention to the year. Might need to look at increasing the size of the jets then if it doesnt run smooth. A little game of guess and check, although im sure someone around here has a similar set up and can tell you what you need.
 
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Old 02-10-2019, 06:21 PM
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A quiet sportster? Pipes, AC, re-jet...

You’ll be happier just listening to the idle!

If you want to really really feel Performance gains lose about 50 pounds... Power to weight ratio!
 
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Old 02-11-2019, 12:27 AM
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You'ld be better off putting the $$ into a 1200 upgrade.
 
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Old 02-11-2019, 10:24 AM
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Originally Posted by wlbowers View Post
STAGE 1 UPGRADE

A Stage 1 Upgrade is the easiest of all. It involves modifying the system, air filter and fuel metering system to allow it to increase available power, breathe more efficiently and allowing it to run as efficiently as possible.
Stage 1 Upgrade usually consists of recalibrating the air intake and exhausts systems together to improve the air flow by using aftermarket or Harley parts.

First off More air.
Cheapest way is to just buy a high flow air filter to fit your stock tin. Lifetime filter, just wash oil and ride.

K&N HD-1388 $78.99 free shipping.

Second is Exhaust to match the increased air flow. For god sake donít drill out your exhaust.
Vance & Hines Straight Shots $549.99
Screaming Eagle Shorties Dual $300

Plenty more options out there

Now you need to tune what you put on. Here you have more options than a possum in a stump full of granddaddies.
Folks out there offer Carburetor Jet kits. DynoJet is one. CV Performance is another. Find a mechanic that has done it before.
So for $700 to $1000 worth of parts and a decent mechanic you should get a performance gain of HP and torque.

Is it worth it. I think so. I am currently installing quite a few goodies on my '07 Heritage.

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I gotta know. What the hell does that mean?

Like Grandaddy long legs?

I'm definitely gonna start using this.
 
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Old 02-11-2019, 02:14 PM
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Originally Posted by Bcwalks2 View Post
If you do, I highly suggest the Vance and Hines ShortShots.
OP would do better with a good set of slip-on mufflers. ShortShots are all about making noise without a horsepower increase.
 
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Old 02-11-2019, 06:00 PM
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I gotta know. What the hell does that mean?

Like Grandaddy long legs?

I'm definitely gonna start using this.
Damn I am getting old. Grandpaw used to say that all the time. A possum will eat them. They are a spider, they ain't good for anything else.

 

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Slip ons and K&N air filter will make a big difference
 

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