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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 12-10-2012, 11:35 PM Thread Starter
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low end throttle

Is there anything to do to make the 'off the line' torque better on the 1600 classic. Ive done the caddman mod, the resistor mod and de-baffled the stock pipes. Its wonderful, when you are full-on wide open, but I would like some more pull from the start. Does a fuel processor help with that, or pipes??
Or is that just the way the engine is tuned?

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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 12-13-2012, 08:40 AM
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De-baffling the stock pipes gets you louder sound but not much air flow, so aftermarket pipes would help and then add a fuel processor to put it all together. With all the changes you are still not going to be that fast off the line, but it does help. On my bike I did it all, and it did run great, nice pull etc., I went back to stock intake with just the K and N air filter replacing the stock one, leaving the V and N pipes (with same stove pipe rope wrapping the baffles), and adjusting the FI2000 for that set-up. This gives me better than stock low end, but on the highway I do not have the louder pipes and intake (air sucking in sound) to deal with.

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post #3 of 4 (permalink) Old 12-13-2012, 09:29 PM
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Dyno tune.
It eliminates the guesswork and shows your engine current state of tune and whether it needs to be dialed in.
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post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old 12-19-2012, 07:18 PM
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Belt driven supercharger!! Or turbo charger.

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