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Old 13th August 2009
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I've got a 99 883 with 1200 kit stage 1 and vance & hines straight shots. I would like to remove the baffles would it be neccesary to re tune if I do this.
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Yea it would probably be a good idea to bring you main jet up a size. Slow (pilot) jet will be okay. Had it dyno tuned???? Thats the only way to really know. Potato potato potato potato.....mmmmm i can hear her now!!!
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Why would you pay the money for a set of V&H and take the baffel out? If you are going to run straight pipes, they are dirt cheap. You don't need a set of $500.00 pipes to do it. My $.02
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That will kill the power over most of the rpm range, which V&H are not the best to start with. You would be better off to tie an anchor to the back and ride with the brakes on.
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That will kill the power over most of the rpm range
Rather than removing the baffle how about drill a big hole through it?
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I have a set of cycle shack drag pipes i am not useing , they would fit a custom model with forewards controlls. They would also fit one with mids then also. they would look good Flat black or something. I even have a set of reversion cones that were on the bike when i bought it allong with the drags. They are all of noisy thats a fact!
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Aren't V&H straight shots straight pipes basically anyway? Really, you will not be happy with the power. Trust me, I know.
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Take the V&H baffles out and put in a set of Big City Thunders, I guarantee you won't regret it, much better over the whole power band and they sound good also.
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