Stepping up with a Stage 1

Discussion in 'Touring Models' started by RJI11LTD, Jul 25, 2011.

  1. RJI11LTD

    RJI11LTD New Member

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    Since I got my new 2011 limited this spring, I have been reading all the post here and doing as much research as I can. After a 700 mile ride last week and frying my right leg I have decided to do the upgrade asap. Was wondering if my plan will be a good choice for the upgrade. I have a used 2010 head pipe that I am cutting out the cat, so I can keep my original pipe. Planning on the 4" jackpots. As far as tuners, my choices was between PCV or TFI, I think the TFI would do all I need since I have no plans for any more engine mods. Just want a cooler and little better running motor. Price is not a big decision factor for me but TFI is cheaper, and don't want any dyno tuning. Of course will go with a SE or similar air cleaner.
    Was interested in any opinions or mistakes I may be making on this set up.
     
  2. glider

    glider Veteran Member

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  3. RJI11LTD

    RJI11LTD New Member

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    Thanks glider.. I had a good idea as to what you would think after seeing you past posts. Now I will start making calls and getting stuff on order.
     
  4. jsvt184

    jsvt184 Active Member

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    I did the stage 1 with jackpot dynotuned slip ons, the PCV, and the Screaming Eagle air cleaner. I might have done the 4" jackpots if they had them when I purchased. I like the performance of the dynotuned exhaust but they are still a little quiet for my taste. If I toured more the quietness would be fine but I don't. The PCV is a little more expensive than the TFI but you get a setup that can do more. I thought I would stop at just the stage 1 but my mind sometimes wanders and I end up thinking about the 103" and cams.
     
  5. hammerhead pat

    hammerhead pat Active Member

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    I'm guessing that the 2010 pipe you have isn't a 2 into 1, is it??
     
  6. HwyKnight

    HwyKnight Member

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    Here is what I went with on my 2010 Limited:

    D&D 2 into 1 With quiet baffle. (Earplugs on long trips)
    Ghost pipe on the left
    Air cleaner
    Thundermax tuner

    Sounds great, no heat issues, couldn't be happier!
     
  7. JBC2565

    JBC2565 Junior Member

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    JOHNMOWCOP Member

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    Hello.

    Just done my (our) 2010 FLHTK.

    Vance and Hines double slash ovals.
    SE Aircleaner kit.
    Dubeck TFI. Electronic jet pack.

    All is good. Thanks to Glider saved a bit of money on the Dubeck deal.

    The TFI comes ready set, but can be fine tuned (just needs a bit of practice on getting the lights to do what you want them to).

    John T.
     
  9. RibEye

    RibEye Junior Member Contributor

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    I would consider the Dobeck EJK (Gen3). It's load-based algorithms are upgraded from those in their TFI. The LED operation is cool as well.

    Enjoy,
    Rich P
     
  10. Iceman24

    Iceman24 Well-Known Member

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    RJI11LTD; for the 4" pipes - make sure you're OK w/the increased volume...depending on baffle. These will be a huge difference over stock so louder pipes wear on you over longer trips + can make it hard to hear passenger/tunes.

    Also, ask Dobeck which tuner will work best for your upgrades (TFI vs. GENX) - both are great adds, but function differently. They're a great bunch of guys/gals to work with & won't sell you more than needed. Good luck!