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post #1 of 18 (permalink) Old 11-19-2014, 01:52 AM Thread Starter
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Hey guys,
Just looking into doing some work on my 2013 Road Glide Ultra and educating myself. Have a local guy in the area well known for his work and he gave me this quote. Wondering what you guys think.

For the 103 cu in bikes alot of guys are going with T-man 577 cams,with a street port head package:

Tman Cams $350

Street Port Your Heads/Machining $500
Adjustable Pushrods $175

Gasket Kit $100


Labor $750

Total $1875

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Labor seems a little high to me. You are also going to need a tuner and a good tune. All else looks good.
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Thanks,
Got the tuner already with the stage 1. Like I said, educating myself here. As far as power, would this setup give me more low end or upper end? Would it be a substantial increase or would it be minimal from stock?
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Deweys?
What compression?
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I believe that's a good midrange cam. With headwork and those cams you should run really good and strong. Definitely worth the upgrade. Should break 100hp without too much trouble.
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Labor seems high. How many hours? What's the $rate?

Where is upgrading the lifters?

Where is upgrading the cam bearings?

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So bearings and lifters should be included. Need to check on that then. Thanks. Want it done right.

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The Tman 577 cam is close to the SE 259E cam specs and I had the SE 259E cam in my bike and I hated it.
The Tman 577 cam is a mid-range torque cam and would work better with higher compression builds from what I see and if it acts anything like the SE 259E cam it doesn't come on until the engine hits around 3000 rpm.
On the heavier touring model HD you are better off with a cam that provides low end torque and HP and comes on earlier such as the Woods 222 cam for example.
Save the money on the heads because the head work will only provide minimal results for the money spent.
Just do the cams with new cam bearings and adjustable pushrods and see how you like how the bike runs before tearing the heads off. Lifters are optional because they are easy to replace once the adjustable pushrod are in your bike.


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Thanks Ironmark. Thats what I wad thinking. Im more of a low end guy anyway. Really appreciate your input. Very helpful. I actually test rode the 15 roadglide and thought those upgraded cams were pretty nice. How would that setup you outlined compare?

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Look at the specs for the T-Man 590. Comes on @ 2200 RPM and goes all the way up. Switched out from my 259 Harley cam and am much happier for it due to the power hitting off idle now and not waiting until 3500 RPM.

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