Honda VTX 1300 / VTX 1800 Motorcycles Forum banner

1 - 12 of 12 Posts

·
Registered
Joined
·
240 Posts
Discussion Starter #1
So I am looking to get this hypercharger put on my 1800 C. I am also putting in a power Commander v and having the bike professionally Dyno tuned.
I would like to hear from anyone who has done this application and want to know what the end result was? I really like the aesthetics of the hypercharger but how well does it actually work, and were the gaines noticeable?
 

·
Registered
Joined
·
15,794 Posts
It's shiny, eye-catching, expensive, weighs several pounds more than stock airbox, thus slowing the bike down, and anything gained performance wise is probably like a placebo affect in medicine. MY 2 c.
 

·
Deplorable member
Joined
·
7,385 Posts
Plenty of posts about it being no more than a cosmetic thing.
It's shiny, eye-catching, expensive, weighs several pounds more than stock airbox, thus slowing the bike down, and anything gained performance wise is probably like a placebo affect in medicine. MY 2 c.
 

·
Registered
Joined
·
240 Posts
Discussion Starter #5
As always thank you for the constructive and humorous feedback.
so let me ask all you fine subject matter experts this.
What would be the best practical setup to get more power out of my X? Yes I know it's already fast and has great power but they know I can get more out of her.
Currently I have Cobra pipes and a k&n filter in the stock air box.
So I'm looking to get a decent air intake along with a power Commander v and there is a shop that has a dyno in my area. I've decided I want to do it right so I don't mind spending a few extra bucks.
Let's just say as funny as it sounds I saved all my Christmas money.
 

·
Deplorable member
Joined
·
7,385 Posts
Maybe a Kury Hyper Charger?:shrug::bigarmhug:
 

·
Fastest Red Club Member
Joined
·
6,987 Posts
If you go through all the work of dyno get numbers before and after for those of us curious.
 

·
Registered
Joined
·
15,794 Posts
I wasn't trying to belittle anyone for wanting the Kury HYPED charger, or for wanting to get a few more HP for the VTX. If it's speed or power you want, you're going about it wrong with the wrong bike, plain & simple. You might throw hundreds of dollars at it for what, 5 or 10 more ponies? Save your Christmas money, your tax refund, and your performance bonuses and buy another bike with better performance potential than our VTX, and enjoy and appreciate the VTX for what it is, not what it isn't.
 

·
Registered
Joined
·
67 Posts
I didn’t notice a difference in power when I changed from a cheap eBay spike to the hyper-charger. I put it on cause I love the look but it didn’t make a difference either way in power. I have the pcv and will be putting in autotune






Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
 

·
Registered
Joined
·
240 Posts
Discussion Starter #10
Thank you all who responded. It makes my decision a lot easier. I think I'll stick to my current setup.
some people say they noticed little to nothing and some people flat out said it's a huge waste of money. Either way after all is said and done it will probably cost me close to Gino's if not more. I think I'll just save my 💰 and skip this endeavor all together.
 

·
Fastest Red Club Member
Joined
·
6,987 Posts
1 - 12 of 12 Posts
Top