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post #1 of 35 (permalink) Old 07-13-2012, 03:53 PM Thread Starter
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Moved the air sensor to the front of the bike, mounted it to the hole in the front.It does work.The bike seems to run smoother.Also wrapped the pipes and did the throttle mod.All of the mods helped. made a definate improvement.Going to cut the seat pan out.Did this on my previous bike a Valkrie , it gives a little more cush to the butt ,no hard pan stopping the foam from settling.
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That's good news, the better our skoots run and feel the better, uh, we run and feel!! Neat how that works out!!

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What hole? Do you have a picture?

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post #4 of 35 (permalink) Old 07-14-2012, 07:25 AM Thread Starter
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What hole? Do you have a picture?
Sent you e mail Theres a hole on the right side of the frame,at the goose neck just in front of the tank below the bars check I think youll find it.U can check jp 58 he put a picture of it Hope this helps.I have a1700 classic but I think the hole is there o all the 1700??
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What hole? Do you have a picture?
Here's a pic of the mounting area. There's a 6mm threaded hole there.
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Thanks JP, one more question, did you make that bracket or did you buy it somewhere and drilled it out to make it work? What did you plug up the hole left in the housing with?

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What is the purpose of moving the air sensor?

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I imagine the bike adjusts for the quality and amount of air coming in so if it is cold, fresh air right at the front the bike thinks it needs to add fuel to compensate therefore running better.

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I imagine the bike adjusts for the quality and amount of air coming in so if it is cold, fresh air right at the front the bike thinks it needs to add fuel to compensate therefore running better.
So if you have a power commander its a mute point?

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Thanks JP, one more question, did you make that bracket or did you buy it somewhere and drilled it out to make it work? What did you plug up the hole left in the housing with?
I just bought a L shaped bracket from a hardware store and drilled the holes i needed. I got a plastic snapin plug from the hardware store also. I think it was 1/8 inch in size

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