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Exhaust mod pros & cons any thoughts

Post by Biker 57 » Mon Aug 27, 2018 8:25 pm

Exhaust mod pros and cons xjr 1300

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Re: Exhaust mod pros & cons any thoughts

Post by ewan » Mon Aug 27, 2018 9:45 pm

pros :-
enhance the looks
sounds good
improved performance
cons :-
stay away from chinky chonky cheap shit ie sp engineering :thumbs:
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Post by geran » Tue Aug 28, 2018 7:45 am

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Post by b4cchaplain » Tue Sep 04, 2018 12:02 pm

I have an 08 model had a stainless steel muffler made old skool Reverse Cone look, sounds awesome and seat of the pants is heaps more torque.
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Post by harris » Tue Sep 04, 2018 8:00 pm

Nice, different too. Me like.

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Post by Gogs11uk » Thu Sep 13, 2018 9:52 pm

Have in the back of your mind the new mot regulations regarding noise. Exhausts have to sound similar to what standard exhausts would give out or it could be a fail.

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Post by Lampy » Fri Sep 14, 2018 7:25 am

That has been the way the mot regs were worded for the last 20 years.
I wouldn't worry too much as most mot testers are hearing impaired (too many noisy exhausts ) Seriously though until they give us noise measuring equipment its down to the individual tester and unless they make your ears bleed you should be ok.
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Re: Exhaust mod pros & cons any thoughts

Post by Gogs11uk » Sun Sep 23, 2018 1:15 pm

I got a warning of my tester when i took my Virago 1100 in with Jardine pipes. It was loud. He gave me a pass certificate and told me to get it sorted for next year. Thats the reason I'm now riding the XJR as I wasn't going to splash out on new exhausts for the bike not to be worth any more afterwards. I must admit the tester is someone I have used for years when i had Goldwings

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Re: Exhaust mod pros & cons any thoughts

Post by RFdemon » Mon Sep 24, 2018 2:37 pm

Gogs11uk wrote:
Sun Sep 23, 2018 1:15 pm
I got a warning of my tester when i took my Virago 1100 in with Jardine pipes. It was loud. He gave me a pass certificate and told me to get it sorted for next year. Thats the reason I'm now riding the XJR as I wasn't going to splash out on new exhausts for the bike not to be worth any more afterwards. I must admit the tester is someone I have used for years when i had Goldwings
Same here with my R1 which in all fairness is stupidly loud :wickedgrin: Advised to find a db killer for 2019. I think i may have to find a more accommodating MOT tester 1st. :lol: No issues with the XJR though as that's running standard equipment.
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