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post #1 of 7 (permalink) Old 06-01-2019, 10:50 PM Thread Starter
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Do I need a tuner?

I have a 2013 Roadglide Ultra. I have put Jackpot Slipons on it. I pulled the baffles out today. I am looking at the Arlen Ness Big Sucker air cleaner. Do I need a tuner? I have seen yes I do and no I don't. I don't care about the performance I am strickly looking at the looks. Please give me a little advise.
Do I need it or not?
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post #2 of 7 (permalink) Old 06-01-2019, 11:12 PM
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More air = yes

Slip ons no but recommended

This is all my opinion for better performance and fuel burn
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With the slip ons only you donít need a tuner, but once you add the Big Sucker you will need it. Shop around for a good deal on a V&H FP3, it will do well for your configuration, especially with the auto tune capability.


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Yes, more air in-more air out. You need a tuner.

If you were picking just one, slip ons or intake no.

I hear good things about the V&H Fuel Pack, simple and easy to use


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I have the FP3 , it's pretty easy and strait forward , like a lot ..

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Once you add the Big Sucker a/c youíll need to adjust the air/fuel mixture peramiter in the ecm or the engine will run to lean possibly causing damage. You can make this adjustment yourself with one of the many available aftermarket tuners or, you can take the bike to the dealer and have them flash a new tune into the ecm which would be the cheapest of the two options. If you plan to do other engine mods in the future that will require ecm adjustments then definitely get a tuner so you can make the adjustments as needed.
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Go get ya a Power Vision off Fuel Moto, if you're not going to Dyno it. Its about the same price as FP 3 and does a lot more.

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