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Old 05-11-2012, 10:37 AM   #1
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Looking for nice sounding, loud muffler suggestions...

Anyone have any recommendations for relatively inexpensive, loud, good sounding exhaust cans? Looking for standard length rather than shortys. thanks
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Old 05-11-2012, 10:51 AM   #2
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Go to JC Whitney's site and grab the Dunstall replicas by EMGO for your bike. Cheap and they sound good. I'll likely be putting some on my R100 until I can afford an Epco setup, which are very nice but spendy.
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Old 05-11-2012, 12:13 PM   #3
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Cone Enginering
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Cheap Ebay Shorty's

I know some guys who have them and they sound great. Deep rumbles from airheads.
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Old 05-11-2012, 01:28 PM   #4
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Nothing performs and sounds as good as a set of Hoske mufflers from Siebenrock.
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Old 05-11-2012, 01:48 PM   #5
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Nothing performs and sounds as good as a set of Hoske mufflers from Siebenrock.
While I agree they sound fantastic they aren't exactly inexpensive.
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Old 05-11-2012, 01:51 PM   #6
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I've got a cheap set of Emgo "Classic Standard Muffler" (80-75140) for HD's. My father-in-law added them when it was his bike. He did have to cut/modify the header pipes slightly to get them to fit horizontally. They have a nice sound at idle but I think they're too loud while cruising. I set off car alarms in my company's parking garage as I ride by.

Here is a quick video I took last year that gives a pretty good indication of their sound. The video seems to muffle the sound a bit. They've got a good bark to them.

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Old 05-11-2012, 04:11 PM   #7
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i got baffleless shorty megaphones(that i lengthened), holy shit it's loud

sounds great and i love loud engines but it's maybe a teeny bit too loud, makes me love it more now

mine were a nightmare to get on round the brake pedal and i wouldn't recommend them to anybody without rearsets, it was hard to find anything except shortys that was cheap
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Old 05-12-2012, 11:37 AM   #8
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Anyone have any recommendations for relatively inexpensive, loud, good sounding exhaust cans? Looking for standard length rather than shortys. thanks
my mufflers


cheap. not too loud.
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Old 05-12-2012, 11:44 AM   #9
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Norton Commando Peashooters. Sound great and are cheap to buy.
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Old 05-12-2012, 12:09 PM   #10
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stock mufflers, standard length.


cut the ends off and polished 'em up.


stock mufflers.


drill holes in 'em.
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Old 05-13-2012, 11:48 AM   #11
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Norton Commando Peashooters. Sound great and are cheap to buy.
thank you, where does one acquire these in the US?

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Cone Enginering
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I know some guys who have them and they sound great. Deep rumbles from airheads.
The cone engineering cans do sound pretty serious, looks like they sell parts to make cans? Or do they sell bolt on kits?
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Old 05-13-2012, 01:12 PM   #12
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Hi!

If you look in the Airhead flea market, you'll note that I have a set of 38mm Hoskes listed.

Theyre really nice, almost new and I'll let them go at a steep discount over buying a new set.

I had them on my RS until I sold it and they looked good and sounded great!

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Old 05-13-2012, 01:30 PM   #13
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Wow, looks like it's pretty windy there. That tree almost looks doubled over
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Old 05-13-2012, 01:36 PM   #14
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Wow, looks like it's pretty windy there. That tree almost looks doubled over
If you come out here to the Pacific Coast and venture to within 200yds of the Ocean, lots of trees look like that.

You just have to escape the Matrix and then everything looks different!
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Old 05-13-2012, 06:12 PM   #15
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thank you, where does one acquire these in the US?



The cone engineering cans do sound pretty serious, looks like they sell parts to make cans? Or do they sell bolt on kits?
Specialize in fabricator components. Bolt on mufflers are all universal fitment, in most cases a bracket is recommended to make the mufflers permanent, As far as headers, tubing and bends in various diameters are offered for custom fabrication. You can also buy all the components to fabricate your own custom mufflers.
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