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K&N's Dyno-Jet Motorcycle and ATV Stand Assures Customers of Proven Performance
K&N Engineering Inc. has been the innovative leader in air filtration technology since 1969. At K&N’s Riverside, California headquarters engineers test ATV’s and motorcycles on a dedicated dyno, capable of handling up to at least 600 horsepower.
K&N's Dyno-Jet Motorcycle and ATV Dyno
Dyno testing assures that customers receive products with proven performance. The purpose of the K&N Dyno-Jet Motorcycle and ATV Dyno is to accurately measure horsepower gains by comparing a stock vehicle against the same vehicle again. This occurs after adding a K&N Filter or K&N System.
“We get new motorcycles and ATV’s as soon as possible from the manufacturers,” said K&N Project Engineer Charlie Tissen. “We run a motorcycle or ATV stocked on the dyno. We let all the numbers stabilize and then roll it at full throttle. We see a torque curve and begin with a nice clean chart.”
The next step is to test new filters and combinations to achieve the best results. “If we don’t have a filter that fits, I’ll mix and match from existing molds for testing,” said Tissen. “We start doing the modifications and increase the power curve. We want to get new K&N products made as soon as possible.”
Tissen has worked on race cars for nearly 35 years. Those race cars were prototypes and most of the parts had to be made and tested. K&N Engineering has a long history of experience, combined with first hand knowledge that goes into every product sold.
“We have to test to see what the limits are,” said Tissen. “People look at our kits and think it’s simple. It’s really not that simple. There is a lot of work and testing involved so we can do a proper job and get the best product out for the consumer as soon as possible.”
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K&N Engineering, Inc. of Riverside, California, is the inventor and leading innovator of High Flow Technology and Lifetime Air Filters for automotive applications. K&N has been manufacturing our exclusive line of Lifetime air filters in Riverside California for more than 37 years. K&N continues to lead the way in pioneering new and innovative technologies designed to allow your engine to get all the air it needs to perform its very best. K&N Engineering, now a truly global company with offices in the U.K. and the Netherlands, continues to exist as a family owned business with an enthusiast mindset and a direct connection with motor sports that carries over throughout all levels of management and manufacturing. Today, K&N exists as both the sales and brand leader for performance filters, and maintains a stocking catalogue of over 3,500 part numbers, including an extensive line of factory replacement Lifetime Air Filters, Performance Air intake Systems, and Wrench-Off oil filters. For more information about K&N Filters, please contact K&N Engineering, Inc., P.O. Box 1329, Riverside, CA 92502-1329, (800) 213-4182 for a dealer near you, (800) 858-3333 for technical service/questions, (951) 826-4001 Fax, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit www.knfilters.com.
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