Engine performance

Discussion in 'Softail Models' started by barnetro, Sep 6, 2009.

  1. barnetro

    barnetro New Member

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    Hi all, I just purchased a 2006 FLSTCI. My 1st big bike. Learned on 600cc and finally made the jump. My bike backfires somewhat when slowing to a stop. Less noticeable though after engine warms up. What kinda gas/octane should I be running in the bike.

    thanks
    Bob
     
  2. whatyardwork

    whatyardwork Banned

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    Some realy smart people on this sight to help you with this..To do that they will need more info than this.

    What mods are on your bike?Pipes,stage 1 air intake?Do you have a tuner?
     
  3. glider

    glider Veteran Member

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    It sounds like you have replacement slip ons on your bike. They will give you some decel pop and a high test gas (93 octane) should be used in these bikes but we need more info on the mods on your bike.
     
  4. barnetro

    barnetro New Member

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    python slip ons are on the bike, but I bought it used from a dealer and I'm not sure as to what other engine mods were done. the engine is an 88 cu in but other than that I don't know much else.
     
  5. glider

    glider Veteran Member

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    The dealer may be able to fill you in on what else is on the bike if it was serviced there.