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Author Topic: Chieftain Intake High Flow and Stage 1 question  (Read 449 times)

Offline 2000Chief

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Chieftain Intake High Flow and Stage 1 question
« on: November 21, 2017, 09:04:04 AM »
Indian has both the high flow and stage 1 air cleaner. I like the looks of the high flow, do you think there will a power difference between the two? I will be installing vance and hines turndowns on the bike, will probably go stage 2 cams unless the work the bugs out of throttle response on the stage 3. Thanks



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Re: Chieftain Intake High Flow and Stage 1 question
« Reply #1 on: November 21, 2017, 09:33:15 AM »
Have the hi flow on my Classic, like it..  As for the stage 3 cams w/big bore kit I would imagine, didn't know there was a problem with the throttle response.  Do you have info on it?

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Re: Chieftain Intake High Flow and Stage 1 question
« Reply #2 on: November 21, 2017, 11:48:22 AM »

Offline ndncowboy

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Re: Chieftain Intake High Flow and Stage 1 question
« Reply #3 on: November 21, 2017, 03:20:13 PM »
Indian has both the high flow and stage 1 air cleaner. I like the looks of the high flow, do you think there will a power difference between the two? I will be installing vance and hines turndowns on the bike, will probably go stage 2 cams unless the work the bugs out of throttle response on the stage 3. Thanks
The stage 1 is also a high flow as far as I know. At least that's what was sold for my stage 1 before there was any other filter kits for Indians. There shouldn't be a performance difference or there are a bunch running around with sub-par breathers for stage 1 and 2. I even have an extra foam filter on mine to catch dust since I have to ride down 3 miles of gravel just to get out or come home and I still see no problems.
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Re: Chieftain Intake High Flow and Stage 1 question
« Reply #4 on: November 22, 2017, 03:04:38 PM »
Chief2000: I have the Stage 2 setup with the Indian round big sucker air filter and Vance and Hines. Seems to me to be good combination and performance is superior to stock. Although, I have approx. 25K on pipes and it is noisy to me as Im sure wraps have deteriorated . Been in heavy rain and dust while out in Big Bend country and have had no problems with setup. Hope this helps you .I would recommend either air filter as I feel the bike run a little cooler and permanence is worth it.
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Re: Chieftain Intake High Flow and Stage 1 question
« Reply #5 on: November 22, 2017, 04:00:46 PM »
Chief2000: I have the Stage 2 setup with the Indian round big sucker air filter and Vance and Hines. Seems to me to be good combination and performance is superior to stock. Although, I have approx. 25K on pipes and it is noisy to me as Im sure wraps have deteriorated . Been in heavy rain and dust while out in Big Bend country and have had no problems with setup. Hope this helps you .I would recommend either air filter as I feel the bike run a little cooler and permanence is worth it.
I have the same setup except I have the TAB performance slip-ons with Zombie baffles and have experienced no problems with heavy rain here in the Texas Hill Country.

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Re: Chieftain Intake High Flow and Stage 1 question
« Reply #6 on: December 18, 2017, 11:27:12 AM »
Indian has both the high flow and stage 1 air cleaner. I like the looks of the high flow, do you think there will a power difference between the two? I will be installing vance and hines turndowns on the bike, will probably go stage 2 cams unless the work the bugs out of throttle response on the stage 3. Thanks
Yes you will like any other bike because the engine can breathe better. You will need to get it reflashed " which comes with both pipes and breather" or a tuner to get the best results.

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