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Finally installed my FSD exhaust. Looking for a good intake option now. Suggestions??

Discussion in 'General' started by TexasHavoc, Mar 5, 2018.

  1. TexasHavoc

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    Hey fellas,
    I've been so busy... I haven't had time to get on here much. I finally got around to installing my FSD pipes this weekend but now I need an intake as the stock one no longer fits.

    I hear mixed things about the spike intakes and having issues with how the bike runs with one on it. I haven't seen too many options I like better though aside from the S&S dual runner with twin filters which is said to be the best performance wise.

    Before i pull the trigger, I just wanted to make sure i didn't miss any other good options.

    LMK what intake you would run and post pics of what you have if it's aftermarket. I want something that looks nice and also performs well.

    Thanks guys!!
     

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    I like that!! Better than the single spike which is said to restrict air flow and better than just the twin standard filters.
     
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    Anyone have any issues with the wimmer single spike intake? I'm thinking the single might look a little better on my pitbull. The dual spike is nice but I think it fits a little better on the bigger/longer K9.

    Any other brand or model intake suggestions?
     
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    I run a D&M twisted spike on my 04 Pit.
    No issues. My buddy n I fabbed a spacer so it could mount horz. or vert.

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    X2 with Harry

    The D&M is a little narrower than the Wimmer at the base as well so if your looking for less intrusive it might be better. D&M also makes a clean mount for it too.

    I like the D&M style wise a bit more than the wimmer but Kevin's is pretty bad ass.

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    Not as sharp as some but it works for me....


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    I also have the twisted model from D&M. No issues and the looks of the twisted is pretty cool
     
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    I appreciate all of the help fellas! A lot of good options. I'm thinking I may just run the D&M single spike since so many people seem to like it. The wimmer is nice but it's almost twice the price for the same thing. I was just concerned about air restriction but if everyone is running theirs with no issues, it's good enough for me!
     
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    The pointed things are power killers.
     
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    I've heard hat as well.. I dig the look, but I was told that by a few guys who build engines...
     
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    I love the look but I've heard the same. I watched a YouTube dyno comparison between a spike and the S&S dual runner and it picked up 3 hp and 3 ft/lbs torque by ditching the spike. Now... if that's actually noticeble while riding... i don't know but the spike looks a little more aggressive to me which I like. Just not too crazy about choking down power unless it's negligible.
     
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    Can someone give me the dimensions of the dual runner filters. I am theorizing that the S&S high flow filter https://www.sscycle.com/products/hi...air-cleaners-for-super-e-and-g-carbs-and-efi/ has higher volume and lower velocity than the dual runner. I will have the high flow on Wednesday and can measure and calculate surface area of the filter. I want to compare that to the total surface area of two of the dual runner filters.
     
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    One thing I know...

    Before my spike intake my bike was..
    1. Loud
    2.Fast
    3. Badass

    After the spike intake it was..
    1. Loud
    2.Fast
    3. Badass

    ...in other words I highly doubt you are gonna notice any difference, I sure as hell didn't.
     
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    Haha! See... in that case... the spike is fine with me. Lol
     
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    The S&S air cleaner should have picked up a lot more than 3 and 3.
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    No issues whatsoever!!! (Don´t forget to remove the Bowl Vent Plug.)

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    I run the Dual Runner also.

    Maybe we need a "how to" or a "where does it go" on that black hose on the side cover :oldsmile::willynilly:

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    Now you're just nit picking..:oldlaugh:
     
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    :agree: I gained 6hp on the dyno when I purchased mine.
     
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