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  1. dariv
    07-09-2010 08:39 PM - permalink
    dariv
    I got the idea from slimvulcanrider...... the filter is NAPA part number SME 708355
    The gas tank pushes down on it slightly, but that's good 'cause it holds the intake in place anyway No ill effects that I have seen.....in fact, the bike is faster than ever now.
  2. slimvulcanrider
    07-08-2010 11:49 PM - permalink
    slimvulcanrider
    no problem.. i did some research of your Intela-Jet system... and it should work with out a hickup... in fact you should notice better gains from it since reading it says to make as lean of a condition to start with... by adding the single filter you are going as lean as you possibly can with the stock main jet.
  3. slimvulcanrider
    07-07-2010 10:57 PM - permalink
    slimvulcanrider
    yes they require some suction.. this system does infcat keep a lot of vacuum for the carbs to work right... I built this set up in the anticipation of riding at your elevation... the only thing I would have to do is back the air mix screws out to about 3 1/2 turns. and this is also with the Goat Belly removed... with the stock exhaust the air fuel mix scre3ws would be set to 2 3/4 to 3 turns out. For the price that this system cost.. it is well worth the upgrade.

    I am in the process of making some custom switches to replace the factory ones... and when I install them I will have to pull the tank off, when I do, I will take more pics... also on a side note... with this system you can swap jets with out pulling the carbs... although doing a carb pull now only takes a matter of minutes... I can have the carbs out and back in again in less than 15 minutes.
  4. slimvulcanrider
    07-07-2010 01:08 PM - permalink
    slimvulcanrider
    I read your post to dariv. To answer a few questions (he used my basic design). The filter sits lower than than the frame so there isn't any issue with tank clearance. It seams to get plenty of air, improves performance, and lets you keep the stock ears there for looks or what ever else you plan on doing. I haven't had an issue with heat... in fact the air should be cooler than that of using the factory air box... the air box sat even closer to the carbs. I got the filter from NAPA SME 708355, it is in fact a small engine filter... funny thing is... its listed for a Kawasaki Generator...lol... you can read more technical information on this mod HERE And I can't take full credit for this mod, I got my idea from THIS thread and part 2 Part 2 discusses Jets needed
  5. junkyardroad
    11-01-2009 09:29 PM - permalink
    junkyardroad
    Marty
    Second ride today, amazingly quiet and smooth and powerful. My little voltmeter etc. beeps nonstop at times, no other problems that I can find. Does your do that? (mostly after startup)

    I bought a 1989 FJ1200 that is on the table now. Needs a little less than the Vulcan did. These things just keep coming cheap, free, and broken. Living the 80's over I guess.
  6. IronMan750
    10-12-2009 12:19 AM - permalink
    IronMan750
    Hey Scott,

    Man that Craigslist bike DOES look like a good deal! A '96 with only 2k miles? Mine's an '03 with 20k! With your height though, you might want a roomier bike....I would! But I guess with only 2k on it, at least you wouldn't have to work on it. I don't really want to work on mine, I just want ot ride it, ya know?

    Sorry to hear about your vacation...that really sucks! Cold weather sucks the fun right out of riding! I guess times like that make you really appreciate the good trips though. I'm sure that's not much help right now. Sorry bud.

    Well, maybe we can get a good day sometime this Winter and stay out of the higher altitudes. We'll see. Keep me posted.

    Marty
  7. junkyardroad
    10-11-2009 11:52 PM - permalink
    junkyardroad
    Hey Marty
    Was typing a relpy when the phone rang, don't know if I sent it. The trip was a bust. My first 3 nights showed a forcast of mid 30s plus the clattering in the motor made for a last minute pullout... I tried to buy a wing and that busted too.
    Right now my motor is on the bench, the dampers were wasted and the rear carb diaphram was not seated properly. I won't have it back in for awhile.
    There is a really nice VN750 on craigslist in Montrose - 2K mi and $2000. Seems like a very good deal.
    I'm going to replace the stator while its out, maybe rings and valve seals too.
    After this is done, I can't wait to ride the crap outta that bike. Too bad I got it so late this summer.
    Ride on.
    Scott

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