Join Date: Dec 2012
Location: Blairstown, IA.
Nightrider XIED or VIED, differences?
New to the Roadglide world and wanting to do a few upgrades to my 2013 FLTRX for example exhaust, air cleaner, just looking to get the bike to run cooler, sound better, and possibly perform better.
I am going to start with a set of American Customs slip ons, that I just purchased from a forum member. I am going to gut the cat out of the header pipe and add a higher flowing air cleaner set up. I have been looking at Nightriders products and I am a little confused on which one I need. According to their website: I think I need FL-VIED-10, but if I read the info correctly if I am running a head pipe with the cat gutted I need to use FL-VIED-10TFF. Anyone have any experience with a similiar set up and if so what were your results? What is the difference between the XIED and VIED? is it just one is variable(adjustable) and one isn't? Which one could I put on a stock bike now and slowly do my upgrades? I don't want to purchase one that would not work down the road as I slowly added upgrades. Would I still need to have it tuned with these upgrades? Seems like reading Nightriders info that a "tune" isn't necessary, but if you talk to the dealers they say a tune is necessary if you do both an exhaust and ac upgrade. Hoping to get some answers from guys that have done these things in the real world and aren't trying to sell me something that isn't really necessary. Thanks for the help.