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Hi I am new to the forum and about to purchase a street. I am wondering if the power commander is worth the money as an upgrade. If I end up not upgrading anything whatsoever would it really make a difference?
If I end up only adding screamin eagle intake is it required so that it will be properly tuned?
Also performance wise it makes sense to pay the extra grand for the 750 over the 500 right?

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Hi I am new to the forum and about to purchase a street. I am wondering if the power commander is worth the money as an upgrade. If I end up not upgrading anything whatsoever would it really make a difference?
If I end up only adding screamin eagle intake is it required so that it will be properly tuned?
Also performance wise it makes sense to pay the extra grand for the 750 over the 500 right?

Thanks!

Rick
Hi and welcome to the forum Rick!

I went with the 750 myself. My other bike is a 650 single cylinder. I won't be adding any fuel management system till after my warranty has expired. Some here are using the V&H Fuel pack 3 for fuel management system. Which ever you choose, they are both great bikes and I'm satisfied with the stock performance of my own 750.
 

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hi guys , interestingly i was just looking at the fuelpak 3 and was amazed to find out it marrys itself to the vin number of your bike , you would have been forgiven for assuming you could re use it on another machine .

im gobsmacked .

wont be buying that one then, isnt the internet and its forums great for educating you in avoiding the wrong choices and saving you lots of money .
 

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hi guys , interestingly i was just looking at the fuelpak 3 and was amazed to find out it marrys itself to the vin number of your bike , you would have been forgiven for assuming you could re use it on another machine .

im gobsmacked .

wont be buying that one then, isnt the internet and its forums great for educating you in avoiding the wrong choices and saving you lots of money .
How else do you think they can stay solvent and yet produce an excellent product?
 

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the others can be re-used and the manufacturers do very well because people prefer to buy the ones that can be used again ,happy customers , sales grow as word gets round and brand becomes popular and best value product , so re-useables will sell more , company survives and sales grow , simples !
 

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the others can be re-used and the manufacturers do very well because people prefer to buy the ones that can be used again ,happy customers , sales grow as word gets round and brand becomes popular and best value product , so re-useables will sell more , company survives and sales grow , simples !
If it didn't marry to your VIN, think of all the midnight mechanics that would be out there "tuning" bikes, making money off of the one unit they bought. You are going to pay someone somehow for a tune. The FP3 is reusable for your bike. The Harley Stage 1 download is a one time deal. The FP3 also gives me a tach, gear position, and other goodies on my bar mounted cell phone screen. This is a fantastic value for the money!
 

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If it didn't marry to your VIN, think of all the midnight mechanics that would be out there "tuning" bikes, making money off of the one unit they bought. You are going to pay someone somehow for a tune. The FP3 is reusable for your bike. The Harley Stage 1 download is a one time deal. The FP3 also gives me a tach, gear position, and other goodies on my bar mounted cell phone screen. This is a fantastic value for the money!
Do you have an extended cable to keep your phone plugged in or does it not kill that much battery?
 

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Do you have an extended cable to keep your phone plugged in or does it not kill that much battery?
The cable runs from the battery tender connector under the right side cover all the way to the left bar to the phone mount. The phone is only on the mount when I'm riding. The cable can be disconnected so as not to drain the battery. I use a 12V to USB adapter connected to the tender plug, then a long USB to LIGHTNING cable to the bike front.
 

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The cable runs from the battery tender connector under the right side cover all the way to the left bar to the phone mount. The phone is only on the mount when I'm riding. The cable can be disconnected so as not to drain the battery. I use a 12V to USB adapter connected to the tender plug, then a long USB to LIGHTNING cable to the bike front.
Ok cool I was wondering more about the phone battery dying lol. That's good to know though that an extended cable will reach it while mounted. Do you have a pic of where you have it mounted?

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Ok cool I was wondering more about the phone battery dying lol. That's good to know though that an extended cable will reach it while mounted. Do you have a pic of where you have it mounted?

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Rick
If you look closely in this pic, you can see the iphone 5 on the left bar.
 

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