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Old 09-30-2010, 08:02 AM   #1 (permalink)
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sleeper exhaust

any long time user of the sleeper exhaust? how do you feel about them now, have been running them for about a year and still sound great, just wondering?
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Old 09-30-2010, 10:01 AM   #2 (permalink)
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I've had mine for over 12,000 miles now and still love 'em. They definitely bring out the unique sound of My Bonnie and the finish is great.
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Old 09-30-2010, 06:18 PM   #3 (permalink)
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teachnsurf have you spent time with usmc, read your signature, looks familiar.
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I had them and they were absolutely fantastic for every mile!
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Old 09-30-2010, 11:26 PM   #5 (permalink)
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I had the original muffler, then with bafflectomy, then tors, then predators and then sleepers. I sold all the others and will keep the sleepers. The predators were just too loud for me.
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Old 10-01-2010, 02:00 PM   #6 (permalink)
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You really need to think about what you want. At $600, it's a big decision. When I first installed mine about a year ago, they were louder than I expected. But I quickly grew to absolutely love them as much as I love the bike. I've done 3 trips now ranging from 1,000 to nearly 4,000 miles, and the wind is as loud or louder than the pipes above about 65 mph (even with a 16" Parabellum). I wear ear plugs and a full-face helmet all the time.

Mine yellowed a bit after about 3 months, but otherwise still look great. Stainless steel is a real plus.
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