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Got a 2015 heritage and I love the look of it but I need more power. I'm sick of everyone always pulling away on me. Was told by a friend to do cams. Want to see what u guys think
 

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Try a Stage 1 for a start. Go from there. Who is everyone else? They on HD's or some Jap bikes or ?
 

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And. If they are on Harleys then find out what they are running and who did the work.
Would be a good starting point.
 

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You're doing it wrong. I have an '05 88" Twin Cam with just the Stage 1. It's all in how you ride it. Don't be afraid to hit 5k rpm's. I ride with a buddy on a Honda 1100 sport bike and he is impressed with my bike.

Ask other members here what it is like to keep up with me :D
 

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I would start with stage 1 and a heavy breather.
 

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add a tuner.....

I added the V-H fuelpak tuner.
I think I like it.
Less backfire, runs great.
better power
but maybe I am just trying to convince myself it was worth the $$$330
 

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Among the questions that have been asked. And suggestions made.
One very important one remains.

Do you just want to keep up with them? Or do you want to pass them?
Ok. 2 questions.
 

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I added the V-H fuelpak tuner.
I think I like it.
Less backfire, runs great.
better power
but maybe I am just trying to convince myself it was worth the $$$330
I did the same thing, went with the FP3 on a '13 Slim.
It definitely pulls harder from top to bottom, runs smoother, better/faster throttle response, runs a LOT cooler and it even sounds better.
 

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Also, take into account rider skill and how your're racing.

If you're all drag racing from a standing start, then you'll need more
horsepower to be faster.

But if you're starting from a rolling start, then you can take them
even if they do have more power. All you need to do is "set them
up" on the road as you're riding.

Let them get ahead a little, accelerate full throttle, and pass them
at least 20+ MPH faster and stay on the gas. They will
probably not be able to catch up to you, before you run out of
road. By then you can just grin at them, as you stay ahead.

I've used this on friends with engines that were a lot more powerful
and I tend to stay close to stock. I only typically have a high flow
AC, pipes, and not much else. Well, there was that one big bore,
cammed, and ported engine once, that's a story for another time...

Good luck
 

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Among the questions that have been asked. And suggestions made.
One very important one remains.

Do you just want to keep up with them? Or do you want to pass them?
Ok. 2 questions.
:stir:popcorn
 

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Open your wallet REAL wide ............
Yup. About $100 per hp.
And. If they are on Harleys then find out what they are running and who did the work.
Would be a good starting point.
I want to pass them
One word. Stroker.
Pass almost anything but a gas station. By a lot.

Seriously. Lots of good suggestions. But to know what you need, we need to know what you are running with.
Talk to the ones you are riding with.
What year is your bike? What other years and models are they riding?
 

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One word. Stroker.
Pass almost anything but a gas station. By a lot.

Seriously. Lots of good suggestions. But to know what you need, we need to know what you are running with.
Talk to the ones you are riding with.
What year is your bike? What other years and models are they riding?
I'm on a stock 2015 heritage. It's a 103 balanced motor. ThAts all I really know about it. My buddy's ride sporty 1200's, street glides, fat boys, dyna's and a bulle
 
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