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Twins Technical Talk Technical Talk for Hinckley Triumph Twins: Bonneville, T100, Speedmaster, America, Thruxton, and Scrambler.

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Old 11-02-2012, 10:02 AM   #1 (permalink)
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On a 2012 Bonnie SE , if I add a K & N air filter would I need a new tuine? Other than this the bike is stock. Also, if I removed the snorkel would I need a new tune?

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Old 11-02-2012, 12:24 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Try a Uni Filter they flow more air than K+N's do. I don't think there is enough of a change to require a new tune. When I did the same with my carb'ed T100's I didn't have to rejet the carbs.
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Old 11-02-2012, 12:28 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Try a Uni Filter they flow more air than K+N's do. I don't think there is enough of a change to require a new tune. When I did the same with my carb'ed T100's I didn't have to rejet the carbs.
+1 ,same here, Uni filter and no probs, no rejets. [T100, 2006]

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Old 11-02-2012, 01:34 PM   #4 (permalink)
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On a 2012 Bonnie SE , if I add a K & N air filter would I need a new tuine? Other than this the bike is stock. Also, if I removed the snorkel would I need a new tune?

Thanks for the help in advance.
Paul
Nope and nope. swap 'em, pull snork and ride on.
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Old 11-02-2012, 05:50 PM   #5 (permalink)
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And once you notice the difference removing the snorkel makes let's see how long it takes for the air-box baffle to come out, AI & O2 removed, exhaust, tune........ It's a slippery slope - enjoy the ride
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Thanks guys, that is what I was thinking, but wanted to ask the experts.
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Old 11-02-2012, 11:52 PM   #7 (permalink)
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Finally thinking of some better breathing for my 2010 Thruxton. The breathe thread has some good reading.


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