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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 07-17-2008, 09:29 AM Thread Starter
 
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Needle shims... yay or nay?

Has anyone tried using the stock needle WITHOUT shimming it after doing a re-jet, earshave, and straight pipes (V&H)???? What were the effects?
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post #2 of 2 (permalink) Old 07-24-2008, 04:56 PM
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Thier effects wont match yours, no two engines are the same.

All you can do is try it.

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heads and cylinders shaved for compression
looking for smoothbore sidedraft carbs
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modified vn800 or sportster drag pipes or I'll just make some

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