Rocky Mountain Club B5

Discussion Forums => Modifications => Topic started by: gragravar on July 16, 2010, 04:17:01 PM

Title: new exhaust
Post by: gragravar on July 16, 2010, 04:17:01 PM
so, this is more about the bike, but it is still a modification.

what's this?
(http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4074/4799698715_9e843bd28a_z.jpg)

Nicely packaged new exhaust:
(http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4123/4799699147_1e0d7eab15_z.jpg)

the megaphone can even comes in a nice bag
(http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4100/4799699501_80b0785658_z.jpg)

Snapped a pic of the stock look before the surgery began
(http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4138/4799699687_4e2b256313_z.jpg)

part way through, stock pipes are off
(http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4079/4800333368_49c8fee880_z.jpg)

The new look - I also removed the passenger footpegs (that part was a real PITA compared to the rest of the install)
(http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4100/4800333558_b8a7cf8304_z.jpg)

(http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4078/4800333716_0a138149da_z.jpg)

(http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4101/4800333914_d7c2be9882_z.jpg)

A look at the parts removed
(http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4115/4800334064_19f4433991_z.jpg)

actually I had to put that black servo motor back in as I was getting a check engine light without it. 

so bottom line - I LOVE IT! 

it looks great - it sounds great.  perfect.

It is loud, but in a good way.  I rode to lunch, and if it were not 100 degrees out I would be headed out on a long ride just to listen to the bike.  :-)

here is a video of the difference in sound.  the camera really doesnt do this justice.  you can tell the sound is richer/deeper but the volume change is difficult to distinguish

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MkJ-XIreFU8
Title: Re: new exhaust
Post by: Spicoli on July 22, 2010, 07:27:39 AM
Sounds mean... like Mad Max mean.  Can't wait to hear it in a couple weeks. 
Title: Re: new exhaust
Post by: DenverPat on July 22, 2010, 07:51:05 AM
I heard it yesterday.

IS LOUD. :o
Title: Re: new exhaust
Post by: gragravar on July 22, 2010, 11:00:40 AM
I think pat was a little disturbed by the volume.   ::)

I still love the sound though.
Title: Re: new exhaust
Post by: 92UrS4 on July 22, 2010, 02:42:08 PM
I want a new exhaust as well, though I really have no idea how loud mine is. Then again I guess my bike just sounds like the wimpy little twin it is.

Sounds good man, not sure how I will keep up with you guys in a few weeks. :)
Title: Re: new exhaust
Post by: gragravar on July 22, 2010, 04:18:56 PM
you'll do fine.  Just bring ear plugs in case you are riding behind me.   ;)   oh, and at some point if you want to know how loud your bike is, I will gladly hop on and ride it up and down the street so you can hear it.   8)