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post #1 of 71 (permalink) Old 02-27-2016, 02:25 PM Thread Starter
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Air intake options VN800

So I have thought about scooterizing my VN800 for multiple years now but haven't done it. Just to do my due dilligence I tried researching out-of-the-box kits (it would be nice to have an 800 number to call if something goes wrong). After searching just about everywhere I can, the only 2 kits I can find are the hyper charger and the spike. I don't want either of those. Are there other options that I am missing or is that it?

I actually think the scooterize can look pretty good if I do it right, I'm just afraid of some of the issues that I have read about with it.
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post #2 of 71 (permalink) Old 02-27-2016, 05:44 PM
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I think finding the right mounting/adapter kit for the 800 is the important piece to installing after market intake. Some guys have mounted pod intake and other air filters, Dime City Cycles might have some doable options
When I did my the Dragtron II came as a complete kit and works great. But I'm not sure it's available now days
Might check with in the how to write ups IMB4U has done several 800 Bobbers with after market intakes
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The more I read the more that seems to be the case. Officially only the spike and hypercharger fit, but something along the line of the Okie Air System seems to open up the possibilities.

There isn't an official write up on the Okie Air System is there? I've seen lots of bits and pieces if info but no full write up yet.
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This old post by Okie on another forum. Might find something there. The mobly link is where I got my kit in 2007 but last time I checked they are no longer in business? Kawasaki Vulcan Riders Forum

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Thanks. Yeah looks like Mobbley is a no go at this point. I did find this one 20201A - KAW 800 Adaptor Only - Type A. I guess this is what I need.

The first post in your link Goddarddr says that the aftermarket will outperform the grampsize or scooterize. Can anyone actually confirm that? The dyno chart on the grampsize write up shows it hitting almost 60 hp. Can an aftermarket really do better than that?
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okie recommends 20201A - KAW 800 Adaptor Only - Type A

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okie smoke posted this to my questions about the mount,
"Yes the Thunder Hypercharger adapter has all you need. But please keep in mind the actual Kuryakyn mount will not work and steer clear of it."

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Thanks for the info. I ordered the kuryaken jet kit and a 50 pilot jet this weekend.

Can anyone attest to the extra power of the Okie or the grampsize or scooterize?

In the end I don't plan on getting rid of the bike anytime soon and I want to do it right because I'll be the one enjoying it....
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I gues mine is the OAS , never had a dyno test done, my 800 has all the power I need, quick throttle response
And excel. Fast&Fun the way I like it😎

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Where did you get your Okie Air System and what parts does it consist of
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