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Old 06-25-2009, 02:19 AM   #1
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When you buy an exhaust, what do you look for?

Sound, design or performance?
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Old 06-25-2009, 03:28 AM   #2
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I want to know how QUIET it is.

Why can't you aftermarket people make mufflers that are just as quiet as stock, but weigh less?
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Old 06-25-2009, 06:32 AM   #3
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I typically look for companies with enough corporate ethics that they don't try piggybacking on to other websites with stupid polls about "what you like about the product I have to sell".....I suppose the next step is some lame "hey guess what guys" crappola about this cool new website/company you just "discovered".......

The easiest thing you could have done is been straight forward and listed this in the vendors section as representing the company and an introductionary note, instead you go with this....

In answer to you "poll" I look for exhaust that are quiet.
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Old 06-25-2009, 07:58 AM   #4
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i look 4 teh cans that be Blizzing-YO! Mo' than my buddies, wit' a nice, mellow blat to 'em. L1ke a Akro Megzafone, Yo.

But mostly it gots to be loud. i don' want ma' Homies thinkin' i ain't Tha Shizznit, YO!
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Old 06-25-2009, 08:16 AM   #5
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Old 06-25-2009, 08:39 AM   #6
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The poll is flawed!

Proper ('good') design would make the sound and looks desirable.

To me, an exhaust should look like it belongs on the bike, and wasn't just hung there.

And, it should make as little noise as possible, given the performance requirements. And the noise it does make should have 'quality,' meaning it does not grate the ear.

Less weight, the better!
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Old 06-25-2009, 09:31 AM   #7
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It's simple really: At full bark I want the can to produce less than 100dB form 50ft. However, I don't want it to sound as bad as one of those tuner cars. I want an authoritative, meaningful "feel" out of my exhaust. Kinda like my Supertrapp on my vintage K bike. Good bark, but not loud.
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Old 06-25-2009, 09:32 AM   #8
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When you buy an exhaust, what do you look for?

Sound, design or performance?
I'll go ahead and bite, wouldnt you want to ask what type of bike the exhaust would be for? That would be pretty important? Different bikes are going to want different things.

Sport= performance
Cruisers= sound and design
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Sport= performance
Cruisers= sound and design
Sport = Ear-shatteringly Loud
Cruisers = Chest-thumpingly Loud
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Old 06-25-2009, 09:43 AM   #10
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"Sport= performance
Cruisers= sound and design"


Sport = More noise
Cruisers = More noise

Simple as that.
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