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Hello all forum members,

I currently have a 13' CVO with the following upgraded motor parts. Cams, lifters, complete exhaust, and tune. The bike currently has the SE heavy breather on it, which is the breather that comes on the CVO's.

I just bought a pair of lowers I'll be putting on the bike. I know that the heavy breather will not work and hit the glove box of the lowers. I also found out that I can buy a short element and that system work without touching the lowers.

My question and the help that I'm looking for. I don't like the way it looks with the heavy breather now with the added lowers. Can you guys give me suggestions about another good breather setup for my bike please? Pictures would be helpful. Also keep in mind that I have the 110CI motor with cams and so forth. So the new breather setup must be able to breathe enough for the motor.

thank you very much,

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I'm using the Ventilator (came stock) on the '09 SERG 117" with a K&N element. Works fine.
 

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Any stage 1 breather kit will work just as good as the heavy breather will.
Just pick out the breather type and style you want.
There is no performance advantage between the heavy breather style air filter and a stage 1 K&N style breather because both systems are capable of providing more air flow (CFM) then the bikes engine is capable of drawing in.
 

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I bought the Screamin' Eagle Chisel Extreme Billet AC off of a forum member and then sold the Heavy Breather from my 2012 FLTRXSE for more than I paid for the replacement. You should be able to sell your HB and all the parts for enough to pay for another type or at least most of the cost. The HB and all the parts add up to close to $600 if purchased new.
 

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Here are some pics but like stated above, any stage one AC will perform just as well. I am like you and not a fan of the HB with lowers. Land vehicle Vehicle Alloy wheel Tire Automotive tire
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Here are some pics but like stated above, any stage one AC will perform just as well. I am like you and not a fan of the HB with lowers. View attachment 190625 View attachment 190633
^^^ that setup looks pretty nice. I want something smaller like your setup. So it shows off the detail of the engine better. The heavy breather just looks to big with the lowers on their IMHO.
 

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I have just a couple more questions about this setup if the forum would please help me.

1. Changing from the heavy breather to a different breather setup, will this require a change of the tune?

2. I'm wanting to stay with the half gloss black/ half chrome scheme of the CVO setup. Does any other people make nice breather setups that would look good on my bike?

thank you in advance!
 

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No it won't affect the tune.
 

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I'm wanting to stay with the half gloss black/ half chrome scheme of the CVO setup. Does any other people make nice breather setups that would look good on my bike?
They have an agitator version that will match in great. Otherwise the Ventilator would be my choice.
 

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They have an agitator version that will match in great. Otherwise the Ventilator would be my choice.
I seen the agitator and the chiseled extreme air cleaners. I'm trying to decide which one I want at this point.
 

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I use the round K&N filter and the classic HD round air filter cover and it looks great. There is no issues with the cover hitting my leg.
 

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