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Hello,

A friend of mine has a VN900 (2008) in stock condition and wants to upgrade it with : exhausts, air filter & fuel management.
As I own a VN800, I do not know all details about the VN900. Could you please give to me some hints, so that I can inform him. Thanks in advance.

The aftermarket parts he wants to buy are :

Exhausts : Cobra Speedster Swept
http://www.cruisercustomizing.com/c...system-kawasaki-vulcan-900-06-up/part/BLV4218

Fuel management : Cobra Fi2000R
http://www.cruisercustomizing.com/c...m-kawasaki-vulcan-900-classic/part/BLV92-1968

Hypercharger : Kuryakyn Standard Hypercharger™
http://www.kuryakyn.com/products/1586/standard-hypercharger8482
with the adaptor
http://www.thundermfg.com/store/index.php?l=product_detail&p=245

Now my questions would be :
1. does anybody here has the same configuration ?
2. do you see any issue, that these aftermarket parts will not fit/work together ?
3. what has to be done with the stock O2 sensors ? I see no port for O2 sensor on the Cobra Speedster Swept exhausts. Does he need an emulators for the O2 sensor ?
4. the Fi2000R it does fit with the Cobra pipes, but I'm not sure if it is the best solution for the Kuryakyn hypercharger ??

Thank you in advance
Marcel
 

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I see no reason for those 3 parts to not work well together. As far as the O2 sensors, I don't think you need them with the "big 3" upgrade as he's considering. I know mine doesn't have O2 sensors on it anymore. As far as the FI2000R, I don't have that one on my bike, I have the PowerCommander V. I do, however, have the Hypercharger and it's a nice intake. I like it anyway.
So yeah, those 3 should work nicely together. He'll just have to spend some time dialing in and tweaking the FI2000R until he gets it just right.
 

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Thank you for the feedback.

What have you done with the O2 sensors, just unpluged and removed, that's it ? No error code from ECU ?
 

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I did the FI 2000R which just plugs in to the vulcan (15 minute install for a first timer) for the 50 buck difference to get plugs or have to splice I will take plugs.
the Baron Big air kit (30 minute install) the O2 sensor plugs into its own spot on this intake
Vance And Hines Staggered exhaust (20-40 minute install) the V&H piped have ports for the 02 sensors (get new crush gaskets ($5 ea) when you install a new exhaust)
 

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I read somewhere that only the European/Non-US models had O2 sensors and US models didn't? I didn't see any place for them on the stock exhaust for my bike so this could be true? RKX that my be why yours has the O2 sensors, as it's not a US model.
 

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I read somewhere that only the European/Non-US models had O2 sensors and US models didn't? I didn't see any place for them on the stock exhaust for my bike so this could be true? RKX that my be why yours has the O2 sensors, as it's not a US model.
So you just unplug and removed the O2 sensors when you install the new exhausts ?
No error code from ECU ?
 

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I read somewhere that only the European/Non-US models had O2 sensors and US models didn't? I didn't see any place for them on the stock exhaust for my bike so this could be true? RKX that my be why yours has the O2 sensors, as it's not a US model.
Mine doesnt have o2 sensors for the exhaust. the exhaust has ports for the o2 sensors if european
 
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