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I just got back from picking up my Bike. Had the Decat done and requested a Dyno after. All I can say is WOW what a difference. I had a shop in Axtell Texas do the work and he called me after the Dyno. Told me most of the Harleys ran lean and to expect to need to do a Stage 1 Mod on my Bike, before the work. After the Dyno he told me I was getting 80hp and 95lbs of Torque. Told me all I really needed was to ride the Heck out of that Bike. Said it was running great, much better than most bikes. Sound was so much deeper and a good bit louder. I have the RC Haust pipes on it. Sounded like a Strong Honda before and a pissed off Harley now. Also has a noticeable lope. Did not change the Air Cleaner at all. All stock.

After all these changes it is done.

 

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Just wondering why the dyno after decatting the head pipe? I also have a 2014 RK, all I've done is put some Rush Big Louie's on it, since it runs so good I'm thinking thats all I'm going to do to the bike.
 

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Just wondering why the dyno after decatting the head pipe? I also have a 2014 RK, all I've done is put some Rush Big Louie's on it, since it runs so good I'm thinking thats all I'm going to do to the bike.

It is well known that your Factory ECM will compensate for certain changes. Removing the Cat is a major change and as I understand the sensors are in front of the Cat therefore the factory software should compensate. There is a range though and as I am told changing the Air Cleaner puts you out of that range. Harleys are designed by the factory to run lean. I wanted to be sure. I bought an extended warranty that I have already used and my Bike only has 1600 miles on it. I do not care to spend thousands of dollars to soup up an engine that is not designed to race. I want to stay very close to stock including the Air Filter. Running this Dyno assures me that I am running good in factory specs. After all the mods we do to these Bikes $35 bucks to check it is a No Brainer.

The Heat from the Cat is an issue and if your Bike runs good now remove that Cat and you will for sure run good.
 

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Nice to have a good indy, $35 for a dyno is crazy cheap, I'm sure a dealership would have charged you considerably more. What issues did you have with your bike, since mid april I've put just over 9,000 on mine, so far no problems (knock on wood).

Have a nephew in Keller, Texas a little NW of Dallas.
 

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Note that what he had done for $35 was a dyno run, not a dyno tune.
That sheet looks good. Some additional fuel in the midrange will sure help bring that 16:1 AFR into the 14's.
 

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Nice to have a good indy, $35 for a dyno is crazy cheap, I'm sure a dealership would have charged you considerably more. What issues did you have with your bike, since mid april I've put just over 9,000 on mine, so far no problems (knock on wood).

Have a nephew in Keller, Texas a little NW of Dallas.
At 1000 mile Service I had to have a Lifter Replaced. It was making a bunch of noise when cold.
 

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daddy flea did you have the lifter replaced done at the dealer or from your indy? Having an issue with the dealer on a hard knock in the primary that they heard and said wasn't right. But when they pulled the primary and couldn't find anything they stopped there and told my brother in law to come get it.
 

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I know that shop in Axtell! I used to go there pretty regular when I was stationed at Ft Hood.
 

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daddy flea did you have the lifter replaced done at the dealer or from your indy? Having an issue with the dealer on a hard knock in the primary that they heard and said wasn't right. But when they pulled the primary and couldn't find anything they stopped there and told my brother in law to come get it.
Yes Dealer did it. My Bike was under warranty with about 1200 miles. They said the lifter was bleeding down. It only did it when it was cold. Hot ran just fine.
 

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I know that shop in Axtell! I used to go there pretty regular when I was stationed at Ft Hood.
Yep Jims cycle shop. He only sells Harley's on consignment and makes his Money by selling parts and servicing Harleys only.
 
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