kmoulds
I bit the bullet and ordered a pair of the Vance & Hines turn down mufflers from J&P Cycles in the states and will have them fitted along with the older round OEM air filter by the Robertino at the Sydney dealership.  Most likely won't happen until some time in the new year but I'm looking forward to it.  Also have a Power Vision CX unit from Fuel Moto so a map for the upgrades won't be a problem.

I will update this post when the parts are fitted and the new map is installed.

Cheers Kym - Sydney - NSW
2016 custom painted red & black Indian Springfield
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I just had the Vance & Hines turns downs and the Indian OEM (original round shaped type) sports air cleaner fitted to my 2016 Springfield by my local Indian dealership in Sydney (great work guys). Once this was done I re-flashed the ECU with my Power Vision CX using the appropriate map that Brian from Fuel Moto had already emailed me and then I was on my way. 

I rode the bike home via a friends which was in Sydney city traffic (60 kph/35 mph and in some areas 80 kph/45 mph speeds). I haven't taken it out on the open road as yet. My limited impression are as follows.

1. Noticeably more power. I found this at both low end and higher speed. It also appears to have better torque as well. There was the occasional burble when I backed off but it was not a true back fire. This may change as the pipes get broken in so to speak.
2. Heat was reduced markedly. I didn't have to hold my right leg out at a right angle in the city heat (it's in the middle of summer here in Sydney Australia (32 degrees Celsius or 90 degrees Fahrenheit today)
3. Noise was louder but it did not make my ears bleed. In fact it was a very pleasant deeper rumble and was more noticeable at idle than when moving. I have the turn down tips so I believe that a lot of the extra decibels are dissipated by the pipes facing the road.
4. The Indian OEM air cleaner/filter (original round type) does not jut out any more than the stock one did. So it does not interfere with my riding position.

This really isn't the best review of the new pipes as I haven't taken it out on a long country ride as yet, but so far so good.

Would I recommend the set-up based on what I've experienced so far, YES.

Cheers Kym - Sydney - NSW
2016 custom painted red & black Indian Springfield
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Addendum to my review above.

 Today Monday 1 Jan 2018 I went for a ride through the Royal National Park here in Sydney.  Even though it’s double demerit points I was able to at least give the bike a good ride through the park.  The very minor burble or crackling I mentioned above is all but gone and I think the bike is getting better the more I use it.  Sound is still the same but I didn’t believe that this would change quickly.  Maybe over time and as the baffles get more and more use the noise might increase but for now it is just great.

 Power increase is more noticeable on the open road.

 Heat to the right thigh is lease but not as much as I expected.  Maybe I might have to remove the CAT to make any difference in this department.

 Again, overall I am happy with the mods and would recommend both of them to anyone.

 Next, the Rivco dual trumpet air horns and Kuryakyn heal shifter.


Cheers Kym - Sydney - NSW
2016 custom painted red & black Indian Springfield
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