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Can anyone explain the stages for the Chief Classic? I take it you have to go in order stage 1,2,3. However, it seems like there may be a few options. Obviously, I don’t know much about it. So I could just be looking at the wrong stuff. Either way, what have you all done? What’s best way to go about it?
 

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Stage 1 : Air Cleaner, Exhaust (bolt ons without tearing into the engine)

Stage 2 : Stage 1 + stage 2 cam shafts (Indian or aftermarket)

Stage 3 : Stage 1 + 116 BBK + stage 3 cam shafts (some aftermarket stage 2 camshafts work well with 116 BBK, as do Indian stage 3 camshafts work very well on stage 1 TS111s! The indian stage 2 camshafts are of NO benefit here!)

All stages need a tune, either Indian (for strictly OEM upgrades) reflash ... or aftermarket (e.g. with a VP 3 flash programmer!)

The PV3 tunes are of great benefit even on stock (stage0) skoots!
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Stage 1 : Air Cleaner, Exhaust (bolt ons without tearing into the engine)

Stage 2 : Stage 1 + stage 2 cam shafts (Indian or aftermarket)

Stage 3 : Stage 1 + 116 BBK + stage 3 cam shafts (some aftermarket stage 2 camshafts work well with 116 BBK, as do Indian stage 3 camshafts work very well on stage 1 TS111s! The indian stage 2 camshafts are of NO benefit here!)

All stages need a tune, either Indian (for strictly OEM upgrades) reflash ... or aftermarket (e.g. with a VP 3 flash programmer!)

The PV3 tunes are of great benefit even on stock (stage0) skoots!
Start there!




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Awesome. Thank you for the information!
 

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Awesome. Thank you for the information!
Fyi: The Indian "Stage 1" intake and "High-Flow" intake both include updated tuning. I went with the high-flow because the filter element is washable and for the classic look. The Stage 1 intake looks pretty cool, too, but I don't think the filter is washable.
 

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Fyi: The Indian "Stage 1" intake and "High-Flow" intake both include updated tuning. I went with the high-flow because the filter element is washable and for the classic look. The Stage 1 intake looks pretty cool, too, but I don't think the filter is washable.
I went with the high flow as well, for the same reason. Washable and I like the looks. I ended up punching out the plugs on my stock exhaust and did a PV3 tune. I got 2 different tunes from fuelmoto. I’m still trying to figure out which I like better. However, the bike seems to be running lean as my MPG has dropped from 40 down to 33
 

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I went with the high flow as well, for the same reason. Washable and I like the looks. I ended up punching out the plugs on my stock exhaust and did a PV3 tune. I got 2 different tunes from fuelmoto. I’m still trying to figure out which I like better. However, the bike seems to be running lean as my MPG has dropped from 40 down to 33
I only did the intake and some slip-ons... 42 mpg so far after 1,000 miles or so (city riding mostly, one short trip but nothing long-distance).
 

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I went with the high flow as well, for the same reason. Washable and I like the looks. I ended up punching out the plugs on my stock exhaust and did a PV3 tune. I got 2 different tunes from fuelmoto. I’m still trying to figure out which I like better. However, the bike seems to be running lean as my MPG has dropped from 40 down to 33
That’s pretty low mileage and would mean your bike is running way rich. I’m getting 45 on mine at stage 1 with a fuel moto tune. If I’m accelerating hard and enjoying the bike I’ll be at 39-40. On my Roadmaster. So heavy!
 
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That’s pretty low mileage and would mean your bike is running way rich. I’m getting 45 on mine at stage 1 with a fuel moto tune. If I’m accelerating hard and enjoying the bike I’ll be at 39-40. On my Roadmaster. So heavy!
My thoughts exactly. I’m gonna put some more miles on it and see if it kind of evens out. If not, I’ll contact fuelmoto and see if there is a fix.
 
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