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Tuesday, 9 May 2017

V-Twin Expo 2017

V-Twin Expo 2017 review, part 8

Energy One: Clutch specialist Kent Foltz (Santa Fe Springs, California) says all their clutch kits come complete with friction and steel plates, and the extra plats kits include springs. The friction plates are made with a maximum groove pattern for heat dissipation and oil circulation, with either 6061 T6 aluminum or high tempered steel core, with their race proven friction material. All steel plates are made with high tempered steel and vibratory deburred for extreme flatness for positive engagement and performance;

Headwinds: Celebrating the 25th anniversary of his custom lights business this year, Joel Felty (center) makes some of the best quality motorcycle lights available. Recent new products include 7” LED headlights, complete bagger set-ups for FLST, FLH and Springer, and new 4 ½” and 2” spotlights, plus a wide range of turn signals;

Dynojet: The North Las Vegas, Nevada performance tuning specialist says they started tuning 2017 Harleys as soon as they were in showrooms last August.  The Power Vision, along with the “popular and affordable” tune license program, support the newest models available.  New this year, the Power Vision CX supports 2014+ Indian motorcycles, Victory Octane, as well as 2008+ Victory 106ci models.  The company says that “when it comes to tuning American V-twins, Dynojet has the best coverage available”;

RC Components: The Bowling Green, Kentucky based wheels to exhausts manufacturer has added three new designs to its lifetime warranty backed forged wheels program for 2017. The 5-spoke ‘Clutch’, the 10-spoke ‘Maverick’ and the ‘Illusion’ are available in sizes from 16” to 30” in chrome, black eclipse or gloss black finish in the case of the ‘Illusion’. Selected designs and fitments across the RC range are available with standard, “linked” or no ABS options and choice of matching front (left and right) and rear floating rotors, pulleys, sprockets and air cleaners;

ASA Electronics: Recent new products from the Elkhart, Indiana based manufacturer include Jensen brand plug and play replacement stereo and speaker upgrade options. Their HD1BT650 Harley-Davidson direct replacement Power Sports audio kit scooped this year’s V-Twin Expo Audio Product of the Year award;

P3R Flywheels: First seen at V-Twin Expo last year, patent pending P3R Polygon H-D Twin Cam crankshafts feature a heat-treated steel crankpin that has been polygon and cylindrically ground in one fixture for “absolute concentricity between the polygon pin ends and the bearing diameter with less than 0.0001 run out.” The company says that “the P3R polygon flywheel can transmit three times as much torque as any other hub to cylindrical shaft assembly”;