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Old 03-10-2013, 01:15 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Question Carb preference

I am moding my 2002 fat boy to 95 cu with 10.5 comp ratio, 211 cam. either a S & S carb or a mikuni 42mm slide.All comments welcomed
I have one guy recommending S&S and the other the mikuni
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Old 03-11-2013, 12:10 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Stock carb is plenty for 95"
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Old 03-11-2013, 12:13 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Jim.Milliken View Post
I have one guy recommending S&S and the other the mikuni
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Stock carb is plenty for 95"
And I will be the second guy recommending a stock carb
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Old 03-11-2013, 05:32 AM   #4 (permalink)
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CV carb will handle up to about 90 HPs. A CV44 is another option to provide smooth power and better fuel mileage. S&S is a good carb but tends to drop fuel mileage due to it's design to deliver a lot more fuel faster. More of a performance/racing carb. If you go that route, look at the Super-E Shorty.
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Old 03-11-2013, 06:36 PM   #5 (permalink)
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big fan of super e, although have heard of great things with the cv. since my motor upgrade(124) I am running the mikuni that it came with. love it too. I'd say mod the cv and see how it goes. s&s tends to have a dead spot that has to be modded to fix, so ......
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