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Jlq1969

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Hmmm. I was wondering how much unwanted attention I would get around town if the rpms got up there with this configuration.
It is much quieter than an Arrow/Yoshi...but thicker...the advantage is that when you are cruising...the exhaust is silenced...while an arrow/two brothers/yoshi, they continue to sound...If you can remove dbkiller…try the sound and you will see….It's just that since the hole is bigger, it sounds a little louder.
 

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Did the mod to my bike. Man, it’s awful loud!!
I’m switching back to stock muffler.

Ps: i also have a decat.
With decat, I think all exhausts without dbkiller become noisy. It looks better than mine (which is with Cat)
 

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With decat, I think all exhausts without dbkiller become noisy. It looks better than mine (which is with Cat)
Absolutely. I put on the catless Arrow headers and tried a Delkevic and couldn't take it. Went back to oem can with Arrow headers and got a slightly throatier and mellow sound, and I think a little more oomph w/o the cat.
 

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Absolutely. I put on the catless Arrow headers and tried a Delkevic and couldn't take it. Went back to oem can with Arrow headers and got a slightly throatier and mellow sound, and I think a little more oomph w/o the cat.
And probably without the cat, you will have less carbonization on the piston heads.
 

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I’m thinking of playing a little with the stock can (dbkiller mainly). Cut the mesh or drill some bigger holes in it.
I’ll get back to you with the results
 

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I’m thinking of playing a little with the stock can (dbkiller mainly). Cut the mesh or drill some bigger holes in it.
I’ll get back to you with the results
You can try making a dbkiller yourself. If you welded the metal curve to the edge of the metal piece, you should weld a piece of pipe inward (same as the oem dbkiller), so the sounds will bounce off the back of the muffler, before coming out, like a resonance box (same as the oem dbkiller )….the metal mesh in the oem dbk is not to muffle the sound, it is to prevent that a piece of burning coal coming out of the exhaust and causing a fire in some forest with dry grass
 

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But what if I strip all the mesh and that end plate and leave just the empty pipe inside the can?
Think this should enhance the sound in a good way.
If not ,there’s no turning back

 

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But what if I strip all the mesh and that end plate and leave just the empty pipe inside the can?
Think this should enhance the sound in a good way.
If not ,there’s no turning back

That's what I did the first time...first remove the mesh, then cut the pipe. It sounded better, but I was looking for something with a thicker sound, but I still have the cat

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That "mesh" as you call it, is the spark arrestor , and should NOT be removed. At least if you ever plan to ride it off road, that is. Why don't you just get a long 1/2" drill bit and drill some holes in the muffler plates inside the muffler itself. Then you can put all that other stuff back on, and still have more sound.
 
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