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post #1 of 30 Old 10-13-2006, 01:08 PM Thread Starter
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Talking Bafflectomy

Well I did it.

At least after going through 2 batteries and nuking a 14.4v skil drill. Oh and a couple of tall boy budweisers. It took me 2 hours... waiting for batteries to charge up in all. I really do like the rumble at idle even if it sounds slightly muffled, but at 4-6k it's fun fun fun.

Thanks for all the resources that people have compiled on this forum, I couldn't have even started in the right direction.

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post #2 of 30 Old 10-14-2006, 11:16 AM
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what exactly have you made i'm interest?scuse my english!

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M hit it on the head there....

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You guys keep forgetting one little helpful component, WD40. It keeps the hole saw lubricated, cuts down tremendously on the squeal factor, makes neat white smoke tendrils and it's aromatherapy factor is sublime




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You guys keep forgetting one little helpful component, WD40. It keeps the hole saw lubricated, cuts down tremendously on the squeal factor, makes neat white smoke tendrils and it's aromatherapy factor is sublime
wish you had told us that before dadogs, or wish I would have thought of that before.

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wish you had told us that before dadogs, or wish I would have thought of that before.

Didn't do that write-up or I would have. I did a write-up on it on an old unmetionable site in which I had it in there.




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Didn't do that write-up or I would have. I did a write-up on it on an old unmetionable site in which I had it in there.
hmmm...that site didn't happen to start with moto and end with rush did it?

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yano what works even better than wd... 80/90 gear oil. It doesn't break down as fast and doesn't smoke as much.

Anytime I do any metal cutting / drill press. I use 80/90 gear oil.

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yano what works even better than wd... 80/90 gear oil. It doesn't break down as fast and doesn't smoke as much.

Anytime I do any metal cutting / drill press. I use 80/90 gear oil.
Yeah, but does it have that aromatherapy factor?

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here's a quick question?

am I outta the loop or why is the unmentionable site unmentionable?

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here's a quick question?

am I outta the loop or why is the unmentionable site unmentionable?
It's all RC90's fault ask him




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Sorry to drag this thread up again, but I finally did the bafflectomy myself.
The exhaust is much deeper and louder now, and it seems to have taken care of the exhaust stink somewhat too, the exhaust at least smells less like unburned gas now lol

The main reason I am posting is because I searched high and low for the sound change in the exhaust over stock, a before and after with the same conditions, camera, revs etc. I had no luck in this search. So, I made one myself to hopefully help out anyone thinking about this mod themselves

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gp7w6qNmqLo

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thanks for posting the video, there is a big difference.

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Thanks brequan - I've been looking for just such a video!

I'm really close to ordering up a set of carbon fiber TRS's, but I'm considering the bafflectomy as a more cost effective means to keep me entertained until that day comes.

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Thanks brequan - I've been looking for just such a video!

I'm really close to ordering up a set of carbon fiber TRS's, but I'm considering the bafflectomy as a more cost effective means to keep me entertained until that day comes.
I'll trade ya straight across for my already bafflectomized cans. I'll pay the shipping to you.. you swap and ship your OEMs back. We keep our shields, of course. Mine are in great shape. Cores removed and have slash cut tips if you want.

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Hi Guys thanks for the info, I have considered doing this to my exhaust on a number of bikes, could you please tell me what changes it made to the ride and the power, does the bike still run smoothly , does it hesitate at all, basically what difference does it make to the bike other then giving it a louder exhaust note that we all want

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PS I have just listened to as many different after market cans on Utube and they dont sound any better than drilling out the original, I am wondering then why would I spend £600 quid on them when I just need to be courages and drill drill drill

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Bling factor?
The joy you could get from spending your hard earned cash on motorcycle parts?

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Bling factor?
The joy you could get from spending your hard earned cash on motorcycle parts?

Yeh Bling is good...but I bought the bike cause of buget, then saving money and making it sound better seems like the ideal

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Ps Please could anyone tell me some advantages or dissadvantages to doing this

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Aftermarket cans will have a better(smoother) sound at idle than the bafflectomy and may yield a slight power gain.

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PS I have just listened to as many different after market cans on Utube and they dont sound any better than drilling out the original, I am wondering then why would I spend £600 quid on them when I just need to be courages and drill drill drill

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15 lbs and a power increase - other than that, I cannot think of any reason to switch cans.

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any noticable drawback on the bafflectomy then?

Since getting an aftermarket exhaust is out of question for me, I am seriously considering getting bafflectomy done for my bike.
Can someone, who's experienced in this, tell me if there was any noticable drawback? ... When you ride, is there any significant power change (I don't expect any gain, but I'm just concerned about the power loss, if there is any). ...
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Just installed Bafflized pipes........ Love the sound..... No gain or loss of power....

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I didn't notice any difference either.

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On SV1000s, baflle castration brings the benefit of cooler cans.

IMHO they make the bike sound as nice as some aftermarket cans as well....For some reason the same benefits can't be found castrating the DL cans.

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'Ol Newt was right after all when he said to Drill Here, Drill Now, Pay Less!! We all just thought he was talking about oil, but to those in the know, he is a Hornet Ripping Enthusiast!!!

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finally got the de-baffled stock cans on my bike. I was so worried that it might sound way too loud, but it's not. ...I think this will be one of the best $20, I've ever spent for my bike.

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finally got the de-baffled stock cans on my bike. I was so worried that it might sound way too loud, but it's not. ...I think this will be one of the best $20, I've ever spent for my bike.

Hi let us know what difference you noticed if any, as your previous thread indicated you were concerned about power loss any obvious results

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