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I suppose the same questions keep cropping up from time to time as they get lost in other posts, so this could be one of those.
I have just acquired a Vulcan Nomad 1700, 2009 and I am considering a pair of Vance & Hynes Slip On's. If I fit a K&N filter, will that be enough, or will I need to re-jet ? I wouldn't know where to start with a re-jet so that could be a deal breaker.
Any advice would be well appreciated.
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You don't re-jet a fuel injected bike. You will need to purchase some sort of fuel tuner. I got the cobra FI2000. It does the trick and is the cheapest of the tuners.
Well worth the money!!




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EJK, Bully, or Gman controllers are all the same, all reasonably price and effective. Simple adjustments and install. Not the best, that seems to be the Power Commander V, PCV, but it cost twice as much and should be dyno tuned for best results.
 

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I think most put them under the seat. I have my Gman, and have it velcroed to the risers. The following is a thread that is a good read. Look through it and think it over. There are a couple folks here running slip on with a K&N that report no problems, but I think they are pushing the leanness to the limits.
http://www.vulcanforums.com/forums/showthread.php?t=143697&highlight=fuel+controllers
Another thread that deals mainly with the PCV is this one. Davidsheek's map has been popular with quite a few.
http://www.vulcanforums.com/forums/showthread.php?t=14889&highlight=pcv
To see just how much these bikes can do, reading this thread by Ray about his Vaquero is enlightening.
http://www.vulcanforums.com/forums/showthread.php?t=16851&highlight=pcv
 

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Thank you very much for all your advice.
A very interesting and informative read on the links. Read some reviews on the Fi2000. Most users seem happy with performance, one or two not so. I suppose it's a case of 'pay your money and take your choice'! At the end of the day, I'm primarily looking for an improved exhaust note and if a Tuner is necessary to maintain correct fuel mapping, then I guess the Fi2000 may be sufficient.
Is the Fi2000 DIY friendly?
I might add that I'm in the UK and some of the afore mentioned Tuners may not be available here.
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Is the Fi2000 DIY friendly?
I might add that I'm in the UK and some of the afore mentioned Tuners may not be available here.
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We did mine FI2000 in about 25 minutes. It is very simple to do. The hardest part is the dadgum plastic battery tray!





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racer_p, how long have you had yours on the bike? Do you think it improved mpg and overall performance?
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racer_p, how long have you had yours on the bike? Do you think it improved mpg and overall performance?
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had for about a year now. Not a big HP gain but a huge throttle response gain. The throttle feels a whole lot more crisp and reacts so much better.

I love the system....K&N, FI2000, and V&H slip ons.





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