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Arlen Ness Stage 1 Big Sucker Air Cleaner Kit For Harley Touring / Softail 2008-2016
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  • Arlen Ness Stage 1 Big Sucker Air Cleaner Kit For Harley Touring / Softail 2008-2016 - Scalloped Billet Aluminum Cover
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Arlen Ness Stage 1 Big Sucker Air Cleaner Kit For Harley Touring / Softail 2008-2016 Videos

This product is legal in California only for racing vehicles which may never be used, registered or licensed for use upon a highway.

Arlen Ness Stage 1 Big Sucker Air Cleaner Kit For Harley Touring And Softail

Arlen Ness, the "King of Choppers", knows a thing or two about performance. The Big Sucker is the best-selling and most powerful air cleaner kit on the market - period. Simply, the Big Sucker is designed to give your engine maximum airflow for maximum performance. Testing shows that by simply installing a Big Sucker kit, horsepower gains of up to 21% are attainable.

Big Sucker kits feature patented, hidden breather backing plate technology - this means the breathers are incorporated into the air cleaner housing itself. Gone are unsightly external hoses and hardware, giving your bike a super-clean look. Each hidden breather has a sealing O-ring at the heads and exits at the carburetor or throttle body inlet to provide efficient internal engine pressure relief. 

The air filter elements are made one at a time using the finest materials available. Filters are all pre-oiled, and feature four layers of surgical-grade cotton to promote airflow and filter air effectively. The filters are hand-poured one at a time in a urethane body, unlike many other filters that are spun, which can leave a residue on the filtration media. 

The Stainless Jacketed Filter differs from the Standard Filter in two areas: The mesh supporting the gauze is made of a rust-resistant stainless steel as opposed to standard carbon steel, and the cotton filtration gauze is in its natural (white) color, rather than the pink/red hue of the Standard Filter.

All kits include a Big Sucker backing plate, high-flow filter, chrome banjo bolts, gasket, hardware, and simple instructions. 

Note: Air cleaner images are for reference only. All kits on this page will include filter of your choice.

Fitment Notes & Exceptions

  • Will not work with OEM air cleaner filter or cover
This Product Fits:
Harley Davidson
Electra Glide Classic FLHTC/I 20082013
Electra Glide Standard FLHT/I 2008, 2009
Electra Glide Ultra Classic FLHTCU/I 20082016
Electra Glide Ultra Classic Low FLHTCUL 2015, 2016
Electra Glide Ultra Limited FLHTK 20102016
Electra Glide Ultra Limited Low FLHTKL 2015, 2016
Freewheeler FLRT 2015, 2016
Road Glide Custom FLTRX 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013
Road Glide CVO/SE FLTRSE3 2009
Road Glide CVO/SE FLTRSEI 2009
Road Glide CVO/SE FLTRXSE 2012, 2013
Road Glide FLTR/I 2008, 2009
Road Glide FLTRX 2015, 2016
Road Glide Special FLTRXS 2015, 2016
Road Glide Ultra CVO/SE FLTRUSE 2011
Road Glide Ultra FLTRU 2011, 2012, 2013, 2016
Road King Classic FLHRC/I 20082013
Road King Custom FLHRS/I 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012
Road King CVO/SE FLHRSE4 2008
Road King CVO/SE FLHRSE5 2013
Road King FLHR/I 20082016
Softail Breakout FXSB 2016
Softail Custom/Nostalgia/Special/Deluxe FLSTN/I 2016
Softail Fat Boy FLSTF/I 2016
Softail Fat Boy Lo FLSTFB 2016
Softail Heritage Classic FLSTC/I 2016
Softail Slim FLS 2016
Street Glide CVO/SE FLHXSE 2010
Street Glide CVO/SE FLHXSE2 2011
Street Glide CVO/SE FLHXSE3 2012
Street Glide FLHX/I 20082016
Street Glide Special FLHXS 2014, 2015, 2016
Street Glide Trike FLHXXX 2010, 2011
Tri Glide Ultra Classic FLHTCUTG 20092016
Ultra Classic Electra Glide CVO/SE FLHTCUSE3 2008
Ultra Classic Electra Glide CVO/SE FLHTCUSE4 2009
Ultra Classic Electra Glide CVO/SE FLHTCUSE5 2010
Ultra Classic Electra Glide CVO/SE FLHTCUSE6 2011
Ultra Classic Electra Glide CVO/SE FLHTCUSE7 2012
Ultra Classic Electra Glide CVO/SE FLHTCUSE8 2013
Product Style RevZilla Item # Manufacturer Product # Availability
Standard Air Filter / Smooth Chrome Steel Cover 878510 18-320 In Stock: Ships next business day
Standard Air Filter / Smooth Black Steel Cover 878201 18-325 In Stock: Ships next business day
Stainless Jacketed Air Filter / Smooth Chrome Steel Cover 878364 50-330 In Stock: Ships next business day
Stainless Jacketed Air Filter / Smooth Black Steel Cover 878254 50-335 In Stock: Ships next business day
Standard Air Filter / Smooth Billet Aluminum Cover 878513 18-813 Available: Requires 1-5 business days lead time prior to shipment
Standard Air Filter / Scalloped Billet Aluminum Cover 878261 18-815 Only 1 Left: Ships next business day
Standard Air Filter / Scalloped Black Aluminum Cover 878262 18-835 Available: Requires 3-4 business days lead time prior to shipment

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Arlen Ness Stage 1 Big Sucker Air Cleaner Kit For Harley Touring / Softail 2008-2016 4.7 5 7 7
Perfect Fit Added the Big Sucker along with megaphone slip ons and a power commander. The BS was a perfect fit and took about 15 minutes to install. Nice looking addition and if there is a downside it is that it sticks out a bit farther than the stock unit and that makes my leg postition different than normal. I'll wait and see how I like it long term after a longer ride. The unit itself is high quality and machined perfectly. All the items together definately made a seat of the pants difference as far as performance goes! November 16, 2015
Easy Install / Great Quality I used Stage 1 BS before on a 2008 FXSTC with no issues. The same can be said about the 2008-2015 Stage 1 BS on my 2015 FHTRX. Great quality and easy to install. September 14, 2015
slight increase in HP Looks nice, I can tell the difference right away. The only negative is that when snugging it down the filter bowed a little bit but it doesn't seem to be a problem. July 6, 2015
I was riding 30 minutes after the fedex truck left Easy install. Great look. Not huge performance boost but noticeable gains. Arlen Ness always a must. Pricey but worth it. May 1, 2015
Great quality, easy installation. Was very easy to install, just took about ten minutes, chrome is good quality, all hardware installed easy everything you need is included. March 2, 2015
No better choice available! You won't find a better air cleaner for the price. It's also not very big, so if you have long legs, it will not be in the way for your knees. March 2, 2015
good price im doing a stage 1 on my 2013 electra glide ultra limited. i researched this product on several harley blogs and lots of harley riders use them with great results. revzilla had the best price and i received my package in a timely manner. August 11, 2014
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