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Old 11-03-2012, 07:57 PM   #1
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first mods to put on my 2007 DX

Greetings to you from Tokyo Japan!. I have recently acquired a 2007 DX with only 370km on it. It is all stock. I have a few questions please:

Would you agree that first mods should be pipes and air filter? My previous HD was a sporty and these were the first mods i did.

I am new to DX and wish to know more about fuel managers. With sporty it was a pin to adjust. Is there a link to a step by step how to replace pipes and set up fuel manager for VRSC (preferably DX)?

What are my options to get more HP and torque out of the bike without damaging the engine?

Forgive the noobness. Im not the most technical minded person.
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Old 11-03-2012, 09:04 PM   #2
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Welcome.

First do the air filter (UNI or K&N), exhaust (V-Mod, Screamin Eagle, a bunch of choices here) and a fuel manager. Do these at the same time. Doing one without the others will make this bike run even leaner than stock and that's a bad thing (it runs too lean from the factory). Since you're not that mechanical, I'd suggest a fuel tuner that is automatic (plug-and-play), there are a few out there. These 3 mods will give you a better running bike.
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Old 11-03-2012, 09:20 PM   #3
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That's a great reply, thank you very much. It is pretty much what I expected, but to have you confirm it makes a world of difference.

I am used to rice rockets. Have ridden GPZ, cbrxx and a few VMax over the years. My first HD was a sporty 1200s model and I was so disappointed. I expected some more power from it, but I guess coming off the VMax it is a lot to ask. I hope my new DX will give me back some of the power i have been craving. I pick it up in 3 days
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Old 11-04-2012, 09:11 AM   #4
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That's a great reply, thank you very much. It is pretty much what I expected, but to have you confirm it makes a world of difference.

I am used to rice rockets. Have ridden GPZ, cbrxx and a few VMax over the years. My first HD was a sporty 1200s model and I was so disappointed. I expected some more power from it, but I guess coming off the VMax it is a lot to ask. I hope my new DX will give me back some of the power i have been craving. I pick it up in 3 days


Compared to a 1200 Sportster,the DX will give you more of the power back. These motors are just "waking up" at the rpm's where the Sportster motor shuts down. Don't be afraid to "rev'' this motor.

Hope you enjoy the "new to you" V Rod, read the different posts on the forums, use the 'Google Custom Search' at the top of the page on the left for specific items and you can learn much about your new machine.
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Old 11-05-2012, 05:42 PM   #5
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Change the rear shocks to air ride. Drop the front with 1" lowering kit. Change rear tire to a 300 kit and change those god awful stock rims. That should keep you busy for a while. Good luck with the bike and trying to keep $$$$ in your wallet. Let the mods begin


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Old 11-06-2012, 08:58 AM   #6
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Change the rear shocks to air ride. Drop the front with 1" lowering kit. Change rear tire to a 300 kit and change those god awful stock rims. That should keep you busy for a while. Good luck with the bike and trying to keep $$$$ in your wallet. Let the mods begin


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