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post #1 of 7 (permalink) Old 10-22-2011, 10:13 PM Thread Starter
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Sportster pipes...

Anyone running them with the goat's belly still in tact? If so how does the sound compare to the original exhaust?

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running mine with no goat, sounds good I think, not real loud but you can hear it. I like the looks too!

1986 vn 750 aka "Huck Farley"
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post #3 of 7 (permalink) Old 10-23-2011, 03:22 PM Thread Starter
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Thanks man!

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Mods:
Jetted, shaved & coastered
Home made under-tank single filter
Converted ACCT's to manual (thanks wib714)
Dual vac lines on petcock (my cure for ticking)
LED tail/plate lights
Relocated helmet lock to license plate

Added stuff:
Customized hard bags w/ lights
Chrome levers
Hellcat windscreen
LED running lights
Home made 'Vita-Volt' meter
Foot rests on engine guard
Tunes

Hmm....she was on the back when we left.... ??
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post #4 of 7 (permalink) Old 10-23-2011, 06:42 PM
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I run them with the goats belly. I like them just fine. not loud but a more mellow tone.
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post #5 of 7 (permalink) Old 10-23-2011, 08:45 PM Thread Starter
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I run them with the goats belly. I like them just fine. not loud but a more mellow tone.
Thank you. You had dynas before didn't you? Are the sporster muffs louder than drilled stock pipes? That's what I'm running and I like that found but was hoping for a little beefier sound but not too loud as to make me wanna set my face on fire after riding highway for a while? Also are you using the stock heat shields to cover the unchromed belly? Sorry for peppering questions, just want to make an edjucated choice. Thanks again.

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Mods:
Jetted, shaved & coastered
Home made under-tank single filter
Converted ACCT's to manual (thanks wib714)
Dual vac lines on petcock (my cure for ticking)
LED tail/plate lights
Relocated helmet lock to license plate

Added stuff:
Customized hard bags w/ lights
Chrome levers
Hellcat windscreen
LED running lights
Home made 'Vita-Volt' meter
Foot rests on engine guard
Tunes

Hmm....she was on the back when we left.... ??

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Everything is stock on the exhaust but the mufflers. You will have to make a mount to hold them in place, but that's a simple flat bar with holes. Done right, you don't even see it. As for the sound. It is quieter than stock drilled. I've heard wib714's & I think it sounds good. Same sound as mine just a bit louder. If I was to do it again I would probably eliminate the GB. Minus the GB I would say they are comprable to stock drilled. Maybe a tad quieter.

I've been with cobra slip ons, louder & canny (my opinion). Stock drilled, same sound just a bit louder & deeper as you know. Plus I love the look of the dynas/sporster muffs. I had them once before yes & went back to them.
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Great. Thanks again!

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Mods:
Jetted, shaved & coastered
Home made under-tank single filter
Converted ACCT's to manual (thanks wib714)
Dual vac lines on petcock (my cure for ticking)
LED tail/plate lights
Relocated helmet lock to license plate

Added stuff:
Customized hard bags w/ lights
Chrome levers
Hellcat windscreen
LED running lights
Home made 'Vita-Volt' meter
Foot rests on engine guard
Tunes

Hmm....she was on the back when we left.... ??
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