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Old 08-12-2008, 07:54 PM   #1
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Buying my first bike next week. And the first thing I really want to do to it is put some loud pipes on it. I've seen Vance and hines as well as Cobras are pretty popular...any suggestions on which models to look into?
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Old 08-12-2008, 08:06 PM   #2
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Old 08-12-2008, 08:32 PM   #3
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Chase, ol' boy. Loud pipes will piss people off (which affects ALL of us), and will likely make your bike run like crap and waste gas.
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Chase, ol' boy. Loud pipes will piss people off (which affects ALL of us), and will likely make your bike run like crap and waste gas.
The first part is true.
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The first part is true.
I love the sound of frying exhaust valves in the morning!
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I love the sound of frying exhaust valves in the morning!
Sounds like.......Victory..


Actually Chase ol' bean, there are no loud pipes available for your bike, you'll have to keep the stock ones on there. Save your money for tires and oil changes, you'll be doing yourself and the rest of us a favor.
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Sounds like.......Victory..


Actually Chase ol' bean, there are no loud pipes available for your bike, you'll have to keep the stock ones on there. Save your money for tires and oil changes, you'll be doing yourself and the rest of us a favor.
Not to mention Shadows sound horrible with straight pipes on 'em.
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Buying my first bike next week. And the first thing I really want to do to it is put some loud pipes on it. I've seen Vance and hines as well as Cobras are pretty popular...any suggestions on which models to look into?
No need to buy a new exhaust, AJ. You can drill or hammer out the baffles in the stock pipes. Just pull the mufflers off and go in from both ends. I use a 5' length of all-thread with a hole saw bolted on the end. Just find one that fits inside the muffler and drill. The baffles can also be hammered out, but drilling is a little more managable.

Don't fret these pansies who don't like loud pipes. Be loud, be proud!
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Not to mention Shadows sound horrible with straight pipes on 'em.

they really do. I don't think I've ever heard one that sounded good, just tinny and loud.
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