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You seem to have caught the speed bug, 883 hummmmm maybee a conversion, Power Vision is your best option. If the dealer charge more than 250$ for the reflash, you're half way there.
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1250 is in the back of my mind and I'm trying to keep it there for now as my Jeep project is taking the majority of my cash right now. I just need to know if a re-map is absolutely neccesary with those mods. I can't remember if it was full exhaust and a much more free flowing AC that needed it or if my combo would cause an issue if I didn't do it.
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I'm new to the EFI Sportster, but I can tell you that the rule of thumb for Twin Cam motors is that a map is needed if both exhaust and intake are modded. One or the other is OK, but both make it necessary.

If it helps, I remapped my new 883 with just a new intake and it runs much better than it did in stock form. I bought the Powervision tuner because I ordered pipes and and intake. The pipe isn't here yet, but I installed the intake and a new tune. Big difference. I think HD starves these things to meet EPA rules.
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Xactly
Heck they need fueling help right off the showroom.
Install the VH tuner since you have it already or have someone to help doing it.
I though my stocker was ok till I rode a buddies with a tuner. Goodness!
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You don't HAVE to if it's just slipons, but if you've got something, you might as well use it. You can get the codes and a how to from the V&H website.
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I agree.
stock harleys are EPA lean. fact
you have increased air flow..no matter how slight that will only lead to more leaness. prolly not engine destroying leaness...idk...but definitely power left on the table.
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I voted No for the reflash. It's not necessary, but since you already have one you might as well use it.

I ran my 2011 Iron for over 9k miles with aftermarket intake and exhaust and all I ever used was Nightrider's X14ieD, cost me $100. Worked just fine for me, I wasn't having any issues and I was still getting upwards of 50+ mpg highway.

Only reason I eventually got a tuner is because I did the 1200 conversion. Just my experience.
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I voted No for the reflash. It's not necessary, but since you already have one you might as well use it.

I ran my 2011 Iron for over 9k miles with aftermarket intake and exhaust and all I ever used was Nightrider's X14ieD, cost me $100. Worked just fine for me, I wasn't having any issues and I was still getting upwards of 50+ mpg highway.

Only reason I eventually got a tuner is because I did the 1200 conversion. Just my experience.
Xied's richen the mixture. It's not a tune, but it's meant to overcome lean conditions fro open intake and exhaust. The OP is thinking of leaving it lean or tuning.
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