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Hello, desperately trying to wade through all the urban folk lore regarding exhaust mods. I am at a cross rods regarding - modifying stock mufflers –buying some slip on straight throughs from my local bike shop (very cheap) or biting the bullet and cashing out for expensive after markets. I have heard you can have probs with straight through pipes (back pressure scorching cylinders) but its such a cheap option. And I’m not sure if I will get a good sound from the modified stock cans, any thoughts??
 

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I have TORs, but if I had it to do again I'd buy some shorty reverse cone Emgo's (there's a set in the exhaust thread give em a listen) and spend the saved cash on an airbox elimination kit, K&N pods and a rejet. Just one man's opinion...

Jake
 

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I went the cheapie route.
Pipes £80 of ebay dealer, chromed mild steel so may not last long.
You will need an adapter to connect to the header pipe. Make sure the diameters are correct as the ones I bought were same od as the silencer/pipe, eventually fixed by making my own from exhaust tubing. The biggest hassle is making the mounting brackets, mine bolt on behind the shock mount so the bracket is a little convoluted but unseen from the side.
Purpose made you just bolt them on so it depends how much you enjoy making bits.
I have a disc about 8-10 inches down the pipe to provide some back pressure and this also stopped the heavy popping when straight through.

link to post in Twins talk technical section.

http://www.triumphrat.net/twins-technical-talk/112295-efi-bike-with-peashooters-dyno-run.html
 

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1 3/8" (35mm) header outside diameter. The connectors I bought fitted the header but were steeped domn to 1 3/8" od where the silencer fitted.

Bellacorse is the easy way, wish I'd seen them before I started mucking about.

As per NewtoThruxton67 I also added some packing to mine although most of it has blown out and I am getting used to the noise.
 

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slip ons

At $150 those slip ons are THE way to go for a budget!
I tried just straight pipes and the straight pipes
will NOT be on my bike again any time soon since I had
a noticable loss of torque and power with straight pipes
compared to using the stock headers with a slipons...
many have found slipons to be the best for HP and torque.
 

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I'm in the same boat. I'm looking at the stock pipes and riding around with the stock pipes, and it doesn't feel or sound right. I'm talking to Omar about the 2" headers with the 38mm norton style pipes.

Hard to pull the trigger, though. So many cool pipes and color combos.

I was sure about the Southbay Dominator sport package for 699.00, but I don't know about that after seeing the RAASK set up.
 

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Deadflagblues, what is the RAASK set up? Sorry, i have not heard of that before.

And, I don't mean to thread jack, but is there any benefit to going with a 2 into 1 set up (d&d's) as opposed to say the Dominator reverse cones? I'd prefer performance over sticking to a "cafe racer" look.
 

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http://raask.se/triumphtrux.htm

They are a double walled header pipe like you'll see on most bikes so it doesn't blue.

I'm feeling the Roadster style mufflers! They look the part and don't look like they sound too aggressive and probably have a more reserved/70's style sound (as dumb as I just made that sound.) but I'd hate to buy something I have questions about.

I'm a youtube video or Triumphrat member first hand review away from buying them.
 

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To hell with the budget - get the Predators, airbox eliminator kit & K&N's from British Customs @ $770! You can fit it yourself in 4 hrs!:D
 

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Yes, the ones about 3/4 of the way down on that page are the ones I have and they do need the adapters. The set I bought came with them... the cool thing is that you don't have to re-jet when you put them on. I had service done by the dealer after installing them and everything check out fine. All they did was rebalance the carbs (and they didn't charge me extra.)

Good Luck.
 

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The best on the cheap are Emgos . You gotta shop around though .
I've seen Emgos as cheap as 25$ each for shortys and 45$ for reverse megaphones . But just remember most of the time you get what you pay for . You want cheap you'll get it .
 

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The best on the cheap are Emgos . You gotta shop around though .
I've seen Emgos as cheap as 25$ each for shortys and 45$ for reverse megaphones . But just remember most of the time you get what you pay for . You want cheap you'll get it .
Can someone who's more familiar with Emgo line up explain what's the difference between shorties and reverse cones ?

Which ones are more louder, lighter or better sounding ?
 

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Can someone who's more familiar with Emgo line up explain what's the difference between shorties and reverse cones ?

Which ones are more louder, lighter or better sounding ?
Emgo Shortys :



Emgo Reverse Megaphone



Shortys are obviously louder and lighter . Reverse cones look nice however are also loud.:D
 
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