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Crusier Customizing is usally a good place to look, and Custom Dynamics usually has good prices also.

Hope it help, and Kuryakyn is also a likely canidate.

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Just don't do this to your bike cuz its not an improvement mechanically only aesthetically. There may be an adapter to fix the port blocking hopefully.

 

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Wow

The obstruction is nearly 50 percent, and not even close to symmetrical! Wow. That would be like tuning for sea level and riding at 7000 to 8000 feet or more on one cylinder and a higher altitude on the other (rear), in really thin air.:confused:
 

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There is an adapter available. It runs about $100.00. The problem is, it makes the Hypercharger stick out from the bike quite a bit. I came up with a different solution for mine.



I had to modify the Hypercharger back plate, but it only sticks out as far as the stock box.
 

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Thank you for the compliment! The best part about my setup is, it only cost me $50.00 and some of my time. I picked up the Hypercharger off of Ebay with a broken mount tab. I knew it wouldn't be a problem with the modifications I would have to do.
 

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Does that hypercharger performance wise make much of a difference? Or is it about the same as doing a BAK? And it is more of a asthetic thing?
 

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I think I noticed a very tiny bit of a gain over the BAK with the Hypercharger at speeds above 50 MPH. The Hypercharger has a bit of a ram air effect to it. Both work well, it's more of a cosmetic thing.
 

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Hey, I'm in the same boat as you and well I had some questions about the effectiveness of the Hypercharger. A straight Hypercharger will not work without an adapter, below is the answer I received to the question of what will fit and work.

From: "Tracy Rollins" <[email protected]>
To: <[email protected]>
Subject: Re: New Contact Request: Straight Answer
Date: Wednesday, July 15, 2009 10:32 AM

Al,
Below is a list of the part numbers you will need. Your bike is one of
the confusing ones. When installing one of our air kits it is a Type B.
However when you install a Hypercharger it is a Type A. I would
recommend the use of a Power Commander to control your fuel.

Kury Akyn Standard Hypercharger : Part number KA-608446 retails at $169.95
Kaw Vulcan 900 Hypercharger adapter : Part number 40205A retails at $102.95
Power Commander : Part Number T-225-411 retails at $345.95

I hope this helps.


Tracy Rollins
Thunder Mfg.
21408 N. 11th Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85027
Phone (623)869-7154
Fax (623)869-7152


[email protected] wrote:
> Name: Al Melendez
> Email Address: [email protected]
> Subject: Straight Answer
> Message: HI, I have an 09 Vulcan 900 Custom. I would like to use a Hypercharger Airbox on it, just a standard (cheapest) Hypercharger. Either I am too stupid to decypher the whole Type A vs. Type B thing or your site is just confusing. So with all of the above information could you please provide the part numbers or whatever I would need to put a Hypercharger on my 09 Vulcan Custom, that would also include whether I would need a chip processor or not to make it all work. Thanks for your time, Al.
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> Time Stamp: 07/14/2009 06:24pm

As you can see it is most confusing. This is going to be one of my winter projects along with some Hardkrome's.

Good Luck.
 

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I have installed a Hypercharger on my 08 VN900 Custom and love it! It does not stick out too much from the side and the performance increase on my bike was very noticeable! I ordered my hypercharger and adapter from Meancycles. No the adapter does NOT block my intake ports. I highly reccommend the Hypercharger for the VN900.
 

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Post a pic of the adapter plate I would love to see how it works out. pics period would be sweeet
 

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Interesting!

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I note the alterations you've carried out to the Intake Filter and that you say it reduces the amount that it sticks out. This has always been an issue with the Kuryakyn. Are you still using an adaptor? And if so, surely the Filter still sticks out? I have this filter/hypercharger fitted (with an adaptor plate) and the more miles I put in the more of a pain it seems. Can this box be fitted without an adaptor plate thereby reducing the amount it sticks out?

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My adapter is nothing more than a hand made 1/2" thick piece of aluminum. After bolting it all together. It sticks out exactly the same as the stock air box. I find that it doesn't bother my riding position at all. I have sat on one that had the standard adapter and I didn't like how it interfered with the leg. That is when I started brainstorming and came up with my setup. The problem with just modifying the Hypercharger and bolting it on, is the two screws at the rear of the throttle body. Those two screws will be in the area where the air filter seats. That is why I built the plate. I counter sunk the screws and added a rear mounting point for a good seal.

HTH
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I have the standard adapter that came with the hypercharger. Doesn't bother me a bit when I ride. The hypercharger along with my swept cobra pipes work great. My bike runs alot better with these additions. I would recommend the hypercharger for any V-Twin.
 
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