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post #1 of 14 Old 03-24-2008, 08:33 PM Thread Starter
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Ordered something today...

...from the nice chaps at Fuel Moto. Yep, I went and did it.

K&N, Akro's & a PCIII Race.

I can't wait. This is going to be fun!

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Installed!

Installed last night and did a quick ride around the neighborhood this morning. Might be too early to tell but I think whatever "stumble" she still had under 4k is GONE! Of course, with almost 14k on the odo, any stumble she had left in her was almost gone.

Sounds and looks amazing. Everything dropped right in and Fuel Moto's map seems to be spot on.

I'll have a pic or two when I get them off my camera.

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Very nice......but now you are officially broke!!!:mrgreen: Badtraindriver has everything but the K&N, and it is a real sweet setup.

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Very nice......but now you are officially broke!!!:mrgreen: Badtraindriver has everything but the K&N, and it is a real sweet setup.
LOL

You got that right, but it feels sooo good! And so right, somehow.

Here's a couple pix to show you why I just had to stay in the garage until almost midnight getting everything installed.







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aahhhhhh

Put about 40 miles on today, all I can say is WOW!!!

This riding season is going to be a great one!

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So have you installed the 16 tooth countershaft sprocket yet? It will give a seat of the pants feel of about 20% more power and makes 6th gear way more useable.

Just my .02, Randy.
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Hey B,

Don't you remember...when I bought the K&N...at the Iron Pony


Those Akro's sure are pretty aren't they!!!

Nice set-up!!!
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So have you installed the 16 tooth countershaft sprocket yet? It will give a seat of the pants feel of about 20% more power and makes 6th gear way more useable.

Just my .02, Randy.
I've considered it. Increased the rear by one tooth at last replacement but that didn't really do anything that I've noticed.

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Hey B,

Don't you remember...when I bought the K&N...at the Iron Pony


Those Akro's sure are pretty aren't they!!!

Nice set-up!!!
Oh yes they are! Sound oh so nice too.

I have a question for you, since you have a similar setup. Have you had issues with the baffle screws? I stripped the head out of one trying to get it out (oops) so I'm stuck with both baffles in until I can get some spares.

I may have been a little over exuberant with the removal operation. :rolleyes:

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