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Old 04-07-2009, 05:16 PM   #15
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Originally Posted by Cruz
What are your thoughts on the Staintune exhaust?
Noise compared to stock? Weight? Fitting? Any power or ride difference?

Do the BMW engine bars protect the frame the same as the 'hard parts' do?
The Staintune is much louder than stock. Much louder. It's about 6 pounds lighter. Fit was perfect, no adjustments needed, but you need a new exhaust gasket and it's not included in the kit. I used gasket goop in a tube. As for power difference, I'd have to dyno it to find out.

The "hard parts" protect the frame down there near the pegs. The engine bars I think would protect only the engine in a fall and also act as sort of a "brush guard."
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