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I want to install an aftermarket exhaust on my 2010 flstf.What additional work do I have to have done to my bike to complete the swap.I'm looking at samson street sweepers.

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When installing a new exhaust system, you will need to fine tune and rejet your carbs. If your bike is an EFI model you will need to have it remapped to compensate for the free-breathing exhaust. The most common aftermarket tuner for fuel injection is the Power Commander

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Keep in mind that these torque values are for original stock equipment and may not be correct for your aftermarket parts applications. Use you common sense when installing the exhaust system. If a bolt looks and acts like it won't withstand the torque, don't try to apply it. People have been working on Harleys for years without the benefit of a torque wrench. It's not rocket science.

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