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Improve Throttle Response
Reduce Engine Ping


HD 2007/2008 Engines

High Heat on 2007/08 HD engines

HD 2007/08 Performance Recommendations

Cool your exhaust temperature with the Wide Band O2 upgrade for 2007/08 HD

Harley Camshaft Specification Tables

HD Twin Cam Engine Builds
TC 128 HP 95 CID
TC 100HP Street Engine

The basics of Fuel Injection explained

Rammer Performance Air Cleaners
TC Performance Heads 100+HP

Pro Tuning on a Shade Tree Budget


Estimate your horsepower

This program will give you an estimate of the horsepower produced by your bike if you know the weight of the bike, a quarter mile ET (elapsed time) and the quarter mile speed in miles per hour. With these numbers, calculations can be performed that can provide a good guess of what the rear wheel horsepower is for your motorcycle. While these numbers are not very accurate, they can give a general idea of the power the engine is producing.
The default values listed are approximate numbers for a stock FXR, FXST or FXD.

What is the weight of the bike with you on it? pounds
What was the 1/4 mile ET? seconds
What was the 1/4 mile MPH? miles per hour

estimated HP using the ET method
estimated HP using the MPH method.

The weight of the average FXR, FXD, FXST with a rider is about 820 pounds. Sportsters are 100-150 pounds lighter, Dressers are 100-150 pounds heavier. For other bikes, look up the numbers in the owners manual.

To calculate the weight of a motorcycle, take the listed weight of the bike, add the weight of the rider, then add 35 pounds for lubricants, fuel, etc. This will give you a fairly accurate running weight for any bike.

These figures are calculated based on two formulas that estimate the rear wheel horsepower it takes to travel 1/4 mile. One method uses the elapsed time (ET) to determine horsepower, the other uses the miles per hour (MPH) at the end of the run.


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Modification, Installation, Maintenance and Tuning Index  will help you find most of the information you want on one page.

How to get Professional Tuning Results at home
Testing the Innovate Motorsport LM-1 portable air fuel meter

Profession Tuning on a Shade Tree Budget

Veypor VR2 Data Logger and Instrument Panel
Video Installation and Demo
Purchase VR2

Engine Performance
How to Build a
TC96 2007 Engines
TC88 70HP Stage1  
TC95 128HP Stage 3
TC95 100HP Street
TC96 2007 Stage 1/2
EVO 64 HP Stage 1
EVO 74 HP Stage 2
EVO 82 HP Stage 3
EVO 95 HP Stage 3
883 to 1200 Upgrade
Shovelhead Modifications

New EFI for EVO and TC

Performance Gallery
Horsepower Gallery
Evolution 80
Twin Cam 88/95
Evolution Unlimited
Sportster Unlimited
Drag Strip Gallery
Land Speed Racing Gallery
CV Carburetor
Modifying the CV carb
Tuning a CV carb
Selecting a cam
Install a TC 88/95 cam
Install a Big Twin cam
Install Sportster cams

Camshaft Specifications
Twin Cam

Exhaust Systems
EVO Exhaust Testing
TC Exhaust Testing
Khrome Werks AR100 test
Making Drag Pipes Work

Shop Manual
Carburetor Troubleshooting
Finding Manifold Leaks
Cylinder Heads
Pistons and Cylinders
Belt Drive
Shop Manual Appendix
$20 Bike Lift
Plug Wires
Spark Plugs
Engine Tuning
Nitrous Oxide
Motor Oil
Stutter Box
General Information
WEB Links
Buy Books and Manuals
Performance Calculations
Estimate Horsepower
Estimate 1/4 Mile Time
Estimate Top Speed

Engine Displacement
Exhaust Length
Gear Ratios
Air Density

The Nightrider Diaries
The ramblings of a genius a, a madman and something in between.

Where is Sifton Cams?

Autocom Active-7 tested

Harley-Davidson EFI
-EFI basics explained
-EFI modifications explained

183 HP, 2 carbs, 2680cc

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