About the Boyesen power reeds

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About the Boyesen power reeds

Postby f.gonzalez » 08:32 am Feb 18 2012

Hey, I am considering to buy this item for my KDX:

http://goo.gl/J2u5g (it´s an ebay page)

But I wonder if I would need something else to fit them in my bike or are they just kind of "plug & play" ??

and, would this help somehow?



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Postby Tedh98 » 08:38 am Feb 18 2012

I've got those on my bike. Very popular with other riders as well.

Just remove your old reeds and install those. Also make sure to use loctite on the screws - don't want one of those backing out and getting sucked into your motor.
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Postby f.gonzalez » 08:40 am Feb 18 2012

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Tedh98 wrote:I've got those on my bike. Very popular with other riders as well.

Just remove your old reeds and install those. Also make sure to use loctite on the screws - don't want one of those backing out and getting sucked into your motor.



Thanks for the fast answer! did it make any difference in your bike??

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Postby f.gonzalez » 08:46 am Feb 18 2012

is this the same just in another material?

http://www.ebay.com/itm/KAWASAKI-KDX200 ... 1687wt_905

is this a better option?
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Postby KDXrider1989 » 09:22 am Feb 20 2012

Yeah, I have the Power Reeds on my KDX as well and they did make a noticeable difference. I was told they are the best reed setup for the price, next would be the Moto Tassinari or RAD valve but those are well over $100
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Postby Julien D » 10:21 am Feb 20 2012

No, they are not the same. I prefer the dual stage power reeds to the pro series carbon fiber reeds.
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Postby shizcol » 11:26 pm Feb 26 2012

http://goo.gl/J2u5g

by just putting these and not the actual boyesen reed cage will i still gain performance? and if i put the boyesen reed cage will i get more power then if i was to use just the inserts?
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Postby Julien D » 07:28 am Feb 27 2012

Yes, the reeds are an improvement over stock. I've heard some mixed input on the boyesen rad valve, but the Vforce III cage is supposed to work really well on the KDX. Not a HUGE improvment over the power reeds for the price though.
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Postby paceyman » 10:17 am Mar 03 2012

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juliend wrote:Yes, the reeds are an improvement over stock. I've heard some mixed input on the boyesen rad valve, but the Vforce III cage is supposed to work really well on the KDX. Not a HUGE improvment over the power reeds for the price though.


In my opinion, it really helped just off idle through the mid.
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