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I have a 2002 Honda sabre1100 11239 miles and been rejetted with cobra pipes, this is my first cruiser.I have been riding crotchrockets the last 15 years, need more torque, what should I do

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Are you comfortable with your jetting? Is it performing well through the powerband, and does it appear to be zero'd in? (reading spark plugs, exhaust pipes not getting too hot etc). Is everything else up to snuff like timing? DYNATEK performance makes a nifty performance ignition that can wake up your bike, and a free flowing air intake can help it breath easier, you've taken steps to get it "out" better, be sure it can get it "in" better and burn it most efficient.

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No it will not. You probably don't NEED to rejet at all. If the manufacturer suggests it for your bike and pipe combination I would follow their advice. If they do not suggest it I would use a dyno to get the best performance from your new setup. Keep in mine your new exhaust only lowers the back pressure. You haven't changed the intake parameters at all as far as airflow. So any additional air going into the cylinders due to your new exhaust will only be because of the reduced volume in the cylinder while the intake valve is open. This is a rather small amount, so don't get all crazy and jump several jet sizes at once.

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Take the hypercharger back off. The carb uses fuel according to how much air sucks through. You are putting alot more air through the carb, so it sucks more fuel into the engine. Even if your not burning all the fuel, it's running through anyway. That's the downfall to a carb.

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SOURCE: bike backfires,dies,restarts runs fine

your carbs are dirty. and probably need to be balanced also... bring the bike bto a garage and have them cleaned by a profesional.... also after market pipes don't give your bike the proper back pressure .. that can mess up your carbs timing

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