Product Questions

Common questions and answers pertaining to the VForce reed valve system.

When I hold my VForce3/VForce4 reed valve up to a light source, I can see light coming through the reed tips. Should I be concerned?
The short answer is, “No, absolutely not”. However let’s take it further and give you the specifics of why you should not be concerned and why this is not a...
Tue, Aug 14, 2018 at 11:52 AM
Should I be able to see any light through the sides of my VForce4 reed valve system?
It is typical to see a sliver of light visible on the sides of a brand new VForce4 assembly. This is unavoidable due to the design which incorporates a conca...
Tue, Aug 14, 2018 at 4:34 PM
Should I be able to see any light at the reed tips or through the sides of my VForce4R reed valve system?
 All VForce4R should seal completely at the reed tip. However there will always be a sliver of light visible on the sides of a brand new assembly. This is u...
Tue, Aug 14, 2018 at 4:35 PM
When I hold the reed valve up to a light source I can see what look like pin holes in the reed petals. Should I be concerned?
Absolutely not. There are multiple plies of carbon fiber weave in a reed. In some sheets of carbon that we cut the reeds from, there are sections where the ...
Tue, Aug 14, 2018 at 4:36 PM
Will I need to rejet after installing a VForce reed valve system?
If your bike was running well prior to installation, typically there is no need to make adjustments. However if adjustments are necessary it’s usually a min...
Tue, Aug 14, 2018 at 4:37 PM
Is the VForce compatible with EFI systems
 Yes. The VForce reed valve system is compatible with EFI and no further modifications are needed for EFI systems as the VForce is virtually Plug and Play.
Tue, Aug 14, 2018 at 4:39 PM
Will I ever need to change the reed petals?
Most likely. Please remember reed petals are a wear item, meaning they wear out over time and become less effective. We suggest inspecting the reed petals a...
Tue, Aug 14, 2018 at 4:40 PM
Can you make a custom vforce for my “X”?
Unfortunately no. Moto Tassinari does not offer any custom reed valve design as we focus all our time and energy on constantly improving and expanding our c...
Tue, Aug 14, 2018 at 4:40 PM
Are replacement reed petals still available for the VForce2
Yes. We will continue to support the VForce2 with replacement reed petals into the foreseeable future. However most VForce2 replacement reed petals are not ...
Thu, Oct 11, 2018 at 7:58 AM