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Old 14th June 2007, 21:38   #16
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That's not a K&N it's a K&N replica. I have one on my Bull.
off topic : what is the difference in performance ??? post you using the K & N.
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I'm not using a K&N what i'm using is an HP steel mesh filter (no cotton sandwich). But it seems to filter good as i've opened the bore after i started using the filter and there's no unusual wear in the engine. Plus no deposits on the carb venturi either. Performance has considerably improved as the stock air box is very restrictive. The newer airboxes with filter inside the side box is even worse.

Simple reason why i dont want to use a K&N is because all it takes is a small screw to be loosened with a small screwdriver and the thief can get away with the K&N. There's no protection it's visible to all. If somebody nicks my HP i dont lose much in terms of money.
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my HP i dont lose much in terms of money
How much does it cost?
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Old 15th June 2007, 23:44   #19
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If somebody nicks my HP i dont lose much in terms of money.
is it available everywhere . . i mean in mumbai. ???
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I think enfield should look at a separate platform for a cruiser bike as "Bullet"s are city bikes and have a short wheelbase (as per british standards) and tall chassis design.Thunderbird is no doubt a good bike but IMHO its a desperate attempt to customise a beautiful british design into a cheap american cruiser copy job by Enfield...instead they shud come up with a longer chassis low height front tyre 19" and rear tyre 17" version of the "thunderbird"
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but IMHO its a desperate attempt ..
completely agree. Tbird does not look like a chopper at all.
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How much does it cost?
It cost me 600 bucks, now they sell it for 650 to 750.

It should be available in mumbai as well. They have two types one with cotton sandwich and one pure steel mesh. Cotton sandwich type is a lil smaller than the pure steel mesh type.
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I spotted this Thunderbird which was converted into a chopper.



What do you guys think of the same.


Ver good job done there and it requires compliments...wud appreciate a complete side pic of the bike....including side pics....not understandable clearly from the quality of the pic but the color as it appears doesnt catch my fancy...a metallic fiery RED with fire stickers wud have suited more IMO...otherwise definitely someone work very hard and has a good taste in motorcycling...
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