Breather kits

Discussion in 'Touring Models' started by KING01, May 28, 2009.

  1. KING01

    KING01 Member

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    I have a 2001 roadking. I have replaced stock exhaust with vance and hines big shot true duals. I want to get an air breather kit and then get a power commander to remap the bike. I have been trying to decide between the screaming eagle and the arlen ness big sucker air breather kits. Any suggestions on which is the better? Maybe another brand? Thanks in advance.
     
  2. Bud White

    Bud White Well-Known Member Retired Moderators

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    Either is Fine .. i prefer the Ness as it has a K&N style air cleaner
     
  3. B-1B_Guy

    B-1B_Guy Junior Member

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    I like the Arlen Ness Big Sucker intake. Great intake!
     
  4. ScreamR

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    My cousin, who is an HD shop foreman, told me that the filter in the HD kit is junk after about 3000 miles and must be tossed. The one in the Arlen Ness pack can be cleaned and re-used for about 50,000 miles. He also suggested to get the dye cast one and paint it black.

    My opinion is: Don't pay extra for the chrome one because you'll barely see any of it, except for the 2 mounts.
     
  5. Grillfish

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    I got the Ness Big Sucker and kept the OEM cover, to keep the stock look. Look on ebay, as I got my chrome Ness kit for $100 and that included free shipping.
     
  6. mrkihn

    mrkihn Active Member

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    Ran the SE one on my springer for 20K miles with zero problems
    Now using the SE heavy breather on my 09 FLHX so far so good.
    The heavy breather does use a KN filter.
     
  7. NEWHD74FAN

    NEWHD74FAN Experienced Member Retired Moderators

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