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Discussion in 'CV Performance' started by qualitytym, Mar 24, 2015.

  1. qualitytym

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    Just got a 2006 883 with just over 2k miles on it. Im already visualizing the stage 1 I want to do. Jetting is a little intimidating, but Id much rather do myself if I can. What skill level would we estimate here, as a background, I have changed water pump on my '83 Goldwing before. No walk in the park, but I have attention to detail and decent mechanical ability.
    What is the big difference between basic jet kit and deluxe tuning kit available on website, what advantages are there?
    Thanks in advance.
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    The mod's you are thinking about are not a huge step, let us know the parts list you plan on using and we will help you on carb changes . Welcome.
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    Yes, welcome. I would not mix different brands on carb parts. With good mechanical skills you should be able to replace jets. Not a hard process but a bit more complex than replacing the water pump on a Goodwing, been there done that in a campground one year.
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    Scale of 1-10 jets are a 2 you need to know how to use basic tools and read
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    Im thinking of going with a S&S intake and Vance and Hines slip ons. Not sure if I should go with a basic jet kit or performance upgrade kit...............
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    Save your money on the Dynojet stuff, CVP worked best for me.
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    ok right, that is what I wanted, just foggy on which kit to get. some with just jets and some with springs etc...
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    Maybe lil Johnny can give you some pointers on the correct jet sizes as he has rejetted his Sportster.
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    My wife just did her carb .I'm sure you will get it done with no problems. She never had a carb apart before and was able to get it done in less than an hour.
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    You go girl! Those nails could act as starter screw drivers and make it easier to pick up small parts!

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