Do I have to tune my Harley with slip ons?

Do I have to tune my Harley with slip ons?

Do I need to tune my motorcycle after adding your pipes? Our Touring slip-ons do not require, nor do we recommend, tuning when used with the stock headers. Our Softail, Dyna, Sportster, and Indian Scout slip-ons do not require tuning, but it is recommended for maximum performance gains.

Do I need power commander for slip ons?

No. The bike will run fine without any mapping. Slip-on’s don’t make power, just noise. You will not “damage the engine” by running an exhaust without a PC.

Do slip on exhausts improve performance?

Slip-on mufflers won’t improve horsepower or performance. Slip-ons are mostly for decoration and noise enhancement. Installation on some bikes may require bodywork done by a professional at a shop.

What kind of air filter does a Harley Davidson Dyna use?

For owners of 1992 to 1998 Harley-Davidson Dyna models outfitted with the 82ci Evolution engine, K&N’s HD-1390 filter will fit those models. K&N’s performance air intake systems offer much more in the way of power delivery and styling over their high flow OE replacement filters.

Can a dyno be used to tune a Harley Davidson?

A Harley has two cylinders. The air/fuel ratio (AFR) needs to be measured and tuned in both so if the dyno has: No AFR sniffer – it’s only useful for maximum horsepower and torque measurement. It CANNOT be used to tune fuel injection and may only be a prop for a ripoff scheme.

What kind of air filter does a Dyna Street Bob use?

If you own a 2014 to 2017 Harley-Davison Dyna Street Bob with a 103ci twin cam engine your bike will use the HD-1611 replacement filter. The 2008 to 2016 Harley-Davidson Dyna models with the 103ci twin cam engine (except for 2014-later Dyna Street Bobs) will use the HD-9608 high flow OE replacement filter.

Where does the race tuner go on a Harley Davidson?

A Screamin’ Eagle race tuner or Power Commander is required to plug into the computer as well. This unit is placed in line between the bike’s wire harness and onboard ECM. This unit tells the original ECM what changes to make in the fuel supply, timing, etc. to achieve the desired results.

Where can I get a dyno tune for my Harley?

Once you start altering the components, that’s when the dyno tune is recommended. If you would like to schedule an appointment here in Pennsylvania to have your bike dyno tuned, please visit our service page on our website or call 412-464-9453.

Do you need to tune a stock Harley Davidson?

Stock motorcycles do not need to be tuned directly from the showroom floor. Once you make changes to the air filter system, muffler and or exhaust headers your bike will most likely will need to be tuned. Horsepower is top speed and torque is what gets us there.

What makes a Harley Davidson slip on without turning?

Jim…as Jeff said it’s all in concert…however, when you change the air box you are allowing more air in, and that makes a difference as it can lean the mixture…mufflers alone just allows more air to exit the engine. A better air box filter will require some sort of tune.

How often does a Harley Davidson tuner work?

Proper and complete tuning of a Harley even on a fully equipped dyno takes an expert tuner between one to four hours of concentrated work. Yet, one site claims “the man” (who the Doc considers a friend and a good guy) tunes 5,000 bikes a year. Basic math says that would be one every 24 minutes…