Head differences from 00 to 05

Discussion in 'Engine, Fuel and Exhaust' started by CalgaryBikeBum, Mar 22, 2010.

  1. CalgaryBikeBum

    CalgaryBikeBum Active Member

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    Hi there. I have a 2000 roadking. Got a smoking deal on some new (300 miles dealer takeoffs) 2005 heads. I would like to use them and was wondering if there was going to be any problems? I am going to get my original heads redone later in the year and perhaps change them out over next winter. Thanks for the help.
     
  2. Chopper

    Chopper Senior Member

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    I think the major head change was in 06, don't see any problems, only thing I would check is that they have the new style seals on them before installing.
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  3. FishHunter

    FishHunter Active Member

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    In 06, they raised the intake floor some, and opened up the exhaust port, in order to dump heat, they were purposely keeping in the engine with the 5 speed bikes, to maintain EPA standards best they could.
    Once cooling them off, the 6 speed(read "thowing the anchor out" hehe) was introduced to lower federal highway speed test emmissions via rpm reduction.:)
    Scott