Pod Air Filters or Aftermarket Pipes on Vintage Hondas?

I get a steady steady stream of questions about re-jetting for aftermarket pipes on the range of vintage Honda motorcycles I support.  
Pod Filters

Pod Filters?

Honda CBX Farkles

Please read: Disclaimers

Build Sheet for Supercharged CBX

Pictured below is my Supercharged CBX. This bike was Randakk’s Cycle Shakk’s test mule for R&D on high performance products for the CBX. The bike is now owned by a collector in Florida.

 

1981 CBX

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Engine Compression Testing

Standard Compression Testing:
 
Compression readings depend on a number of critical variables and proper testing technique.
Compression Testing 1