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post #1 of 13 Old 11-05-2014, 10:13 AM Thread Starter
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Stainless Y-pipe ...worth it?

Hi guys!

I just bought Mivv x-cone cans for my 9er. Before I install them I would like to know, if I gain something by changing y-pipe for stainless steel one. I have 2003 European Hornet, so I think I don't have cat in my original. So the only thing that I would gain in lower weight and better flow (is it??).



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post #2 of 13 Old 11-05-2014, 10:58 AM
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You'll have a shiny y-pipe that you can see, rather than a dull one that disappears.

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It may be made specifically to fit with the pipes. You may have to use it

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post #4 of 13 Old 11-06-2014, 10:00 AM Thread Starter
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These stainless steel are same dimensions as original. And my pipes fit on original, so I could use both. But for the price (120 with shipping), I dont know if I gain enough.

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It will result in a better mass ratio because your wallet will weigh less.

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Do they offer the front header section also?

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Do they offer the front header section also?
I don't think Mivv does, but there are some alternatives. I think Delkevik does...

Are you looking for changing out the headers for looks? or for performance?

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I am looking for performance without changing the looks. Just like your Y pipe.

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What year is your bike? Some had the cat-converter in the Y-pipe, you'll know if it has a big bulge in it. I doubt by swapping a non-cat Y pipe in that you would ever notice a difference in power. But if you were bored you could take out the Y pipe and knock out the honeycomb that makes up the cat system. It's a bugger to get out, though.

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What year is your bike? Some had the cat-converter in the Y-pipe, you'll know if it has a big bulge in it. I doubt by swapping a non-cat Y pipe in that you would ever notice a difference in power. But if you were bored you could take out the Y pipe and knock out the honeycomb that makes up the cat system. It's a bugger to get out, though.
I'm sorry to see such misinformation, but this is the internet.

All factory 919's have a bulge in the Y pipe.

If it (y-pipe) is black, it probably does not have a cat.

If it is stainless steel, probably does.

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Snapped this at lunch - You're welcome

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dont think the ASPCA would appreciate you guys having cats in your exhaust

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