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Hey guys new to the site, I just wanted to let you know I have teamed up with Procharger to build kits for the v-rods since they don't offer one. Protoype pics can be checked out at www.hennracingtech.com (they havent been updated in awhile but will get some new ones there this week. I have been working on this kit for about a year. It will be top of the line kit. If you have any questions shoot! I will try to get some pics up of the build asap!
 

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PM me. I am a beta tester for TTS superchargers. I have a few lessons learned to share. Joe
 

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in support of pro charger hooking up us vrods ,but i agree with oz ,thats intercooler just screams out , trask lookalike ,im wanting something a lot more under wraps or at least bleneded in with the lines of our bikes , that might be hard with an f model ,better u come up with something on a dx or A model ,no one wants or owns an F cos they are butt ugly to start with :hidesbeh:
 

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I take that back hate the location of the intercooler looks naff imho....
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The whole setup is awful looking !! for the streets anyways.. :deal:
Need to find a way to tuck everything in including the piping

What would be the sense in adding a power boosting Supercharger and then put power losing
Toxic pipes on it !!!
 

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Love the idea of a Pro Charger kit for the vrod. That is way overdue. However, I agree that the intercooler needs to be more discreet - that is the main reason I never bought a turbo.
 

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The whole setup is awful looking !! for the streets anyways.. :deal:
Need to find a way to tuck everything in including the piping

What would be the sense in adding a power boosting Supercharger and then put power losing
Toxic pipes on it !!!
Actually with a supercharger on it the inlet and exhaust aren't really a big issue are they?

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Not sure what the hp ratings will be. I have 4 different blower pulleys and belts to try while we are tuning it, along with 3 different types of injectors and 2 different sized intercoolers, 2 different sets of pipes in order to make the best power for the kits.
 

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A few things have changed on the bike intercooler location is still the same......if anyone of you guys have a better location let me know I've tried it all with 3 different styles and set ups you have to remember what you where looking at is not the finished product and those pics are old, looks like I had better get it done and show the final product.
 

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A few things have changed on the bike intercooler location is still the same......if anyone of you guys have a better location let me know I've tried it all with 3 different styles and set ups you have to remember what you where looking at is not the finished product and those pics are old, looks like I had better get it done and show the final product.
RIght on -- dont mean to knock it but most guys wont be interested if it is not astectically decent looking...
Looking forward to a finished product as always preffered a SC over a Turbo...
 

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tried it in front not enough room you have to remember there is a 2.5" outlet going into the billet intake. as far as the pipes go scott at toxic sponsored them and i havent seen numbers. im not putting baffels in.
 

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The reason for the intercooler being on the side is so it will get as much fresh air blowing through it as possible (there will be a small scoop/flange to catch air)....this is why HD put the radiator inlet/scoops on the sides of the front tire and not directly behind it. At that point you might as well not run a intercooler its dead air back behind the tire! Not to mention throwing road debris at it. When it gets tuned ill put some 2-1 pipes on it and see what power/torque difference is, im pretty sure a 2-1 will make more torque though.
 

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Who care were the Intercooler is! I rather have function over looks. Not that anyone is gonna wonder what that is hanging off the side of your bike to begin with LOL. If you want to be discrete , get a Big bore. :moped:
 

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Well since you are new here and looking for a free focus group, you should offer free tee shirts to the 10 people who give you the most insightful information. I'll be brutally honest with you.

Using your website is tedious. Many websites let you click the right or left side of a picture to let you see the next or last pic. User experience
counts. Crappy websites just make people think Mom & Pop shop with no substance. Your home page should be a high levl summary of your business with a link bar to some of your projects. No one wants to look at the ass end of an ugly old pacer with knowing why. Somewhere on your website you have labled the 2012 Muscle as an 03 VROD, need to fix.

Looks like you do some cool stuff in your shop. Good luck.
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What are you trying to accomplish with this supercharge project? Are you building something intended for track use or street use? I ask, because if it is strictly for track use, it doesn't matter how hideous you make it, function defines form.

If you trying to make something that people will be happy to put on a 18k Harley, your product is too ugly. The finish should match the engine. The charger part protrudes to far to the left of the engine. The belt cover is too plain looking, I realize The belt cover is a prototype, but it looks out of place with the style designed into the engine. Can you make a cover that emulates the look of the OEM?

The belt looks to flimsy, are you sure it is strong enough? Is there an option to jet coat or ceramic coat the pipes? If so, flat black would look best underneath the heat shields displayed.
 

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The reason for the intercooler being on the side is so it will get as much fresh air blowing through it as possible (there will be a small scoop/flange to catch air)....this is why HD put the radiator inlet/scoops on the sides of the front tire and not directly behind it. At that point you might as well not run a intercooler its dead air back behind the tire! Not to mention throwing road debris at it. When it gets tuned ill put some 2-1 pipes on it and see what power/torque difference is, im pretty sure a 2-1 will make more torque though.
The reason HD had to put scoops on the radiator is because HD covered the damn thing up so it looked good. Look at any jap bike out there.... the rad is out in the open not covered up and it works just fine.:deal:
 

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Tips about the website will be taken into consideration and fixed and I appreciate the advise. I have the website www.boostedharley.com being built strictly for this. I could award shirts for sure! pipes are already ceramic coated flat black with gloss black sheilds, there will be a jazzed up belt guard bolted over top of the stator plate/blower mount. As for the blower getting pushed in farther there is no room as the jug is in the way. The belt should be ok, but remember this has not ran yet. the kit it will be offered in polished or black (on the website was raw parts that have not been cleaned up and even mock up stuff.
 

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The reason for the intercooler being on the side is so it will get as much fresh air blowing through it as possible (there will be a small scoop/flange to catch air)....this is why HD put the radiator inlet/scoops on the sides of the front tire and not directly behind it. At that point you might as well not run a intercooler its dead air back behind the tire! Not to mention throwing road debris at it. When it gets tuned ill put some 2-1 pipes on it and see what power/torque difference is, im pretty sure a 2-1 will make more torque though.
Whatever the "Birth Of The V-Rod" thing says, the shroud is styled to look like the thing some of the ugly baggers have there, and maybe keep stones out. Basically, Harley are still shy about water cooling. the twonks. Plenty of people are running without the HD shroud with no issues.
 
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