stage 1 on evo

Discussion in 'Softail Models' started by gobblerljw, Jan 17, 2011.

  1. gobblerljw

    gobblerljw Member

    so I have a heritage with an evo and wonder what a stage 1 will do for me any of yo that have done it tell me what you think and what does the most good
  2. karlsbike

    karlsbike Active Member

    Hi Gobbler
    If yours is completely stock, Stage I will do a lot:
    Stage I:
    Add free-flow airfilter/box, slip-on mufflers (S-E, Cycle Shack, or whatever, but no drags), S-E performance ignition and possibly coil, and re-jet the carb (44/45 slow, sportster needle and 180/185 main jet) and you have about 10 more horses.
    Stage II:
    Add an Andrews EV46 or similar cam, and you have another 10 horses.
    - You will want to change your cam bearing (or at least check if it's an INA bearing) to a Torrington while you're in there...

    10 more horses from your stock 55-60 is very noticeable, and 10 more is even better. You get improved rideability and it just feels right. Still no beast, but you get a nice, strong pull through the gears.
    I suggest you go ahead and do the Stage I above, test it, and then go out and buy your new cam, bearing and gasket;)