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Old 11-03-2012, 07:59 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I find it hard to believe that I don't see any complaints about how badly the Jardine Roadster exhaust looks and fits. The armadillo style chrome plates are a real pain to install and once on, look like crap when standing close to the bike. Nothing like a $1300 exhaust that has cheesy pipe clamps sticking out all over the place. I know performace exhausts are hard to come by for the Roadster but I'd suggest that if you care about how your bike looks, you examine a Jardine exhaust up close and personal before buying one. They do look good from about 10 ft away.
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Agreed. Not well made. Not much out there, though, especially for a touring.
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Are they different from the original Rumblers?


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Sorry to say I'm not sure what a Rumbler is.
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Mine are a full system, I'm thinking the Rumblers were slipons?
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The Rumblers were just the
model of the full system for the Rocket. I know that some people had a hard time installing them but they looked pretty good. That's why I asked if the newer ones were different.


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They still advertise them as Rumblers. They look the same except the fit is different around the mid controls.


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I just picked up a set of used jardine ramblers I would agree they are not the best looking or best fitting systems.

If I had paid the full price instead of 200 bucks I would be very very disappointed
I will say they are loud very loud.
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If you can get a good tune on those babies, your $200 will have been well spent.


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I didn't particularly like the Jardines after they left the header.
I still like the look of the Predator header best of all,
but that's neither here nor there.
I modified the Jardines a little bit.
Here's a pic of what they look like now.

2.5" open and they "rumble" a little bit now...
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