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post #1 of 11 Old 11-01-2006, 04:29 PM Thread Starter
 
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Sato/Yoshi noise level at highway speeds?

I thinking about picking up a set of either Yoshis or Satos, but I don't want too much noise on long trips.

At 60-70mph or so, are they making some serious dbs or pretty much drowned out by wind noise? (I'm new at this whole inline 4 thing, coming from V4s and V twins).

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post #2 of 11 Old 11-01-2006, 05:34 PM
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The Sato noise levels are fine up to 65-70, but above that speed the dB increases enough that I wouldn't want to hear it for hours on end on a touring ride. It's fine for commuting though! On the other hand, the growl on the low end and mid range is intoxicating.

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The wind is worse. Stock I couldn't hear it at all over the wind, with Satos I can at least hear it but on long runs I reach for the ear plugs for the wind, not the Satos.

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Ditto,Sato at hwy.speed is like stock exhaust at 8500rpm ish.Quiet.
Twist it hard though, and it says HI! I'm Here.
I love'em, all day long, the sound is smooth.
The wind noise?,SUCKS!. But thats Ride'n.

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Sato's rumble for sure, but with earplugs in(to cut the wind noise)the sound is just right. Sato's are also way higher quality than the Yoshi's

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Sato's rumble for sure, but with earplugs in(to cut the wind noise)the sound is just right. Sato's are also way higher quality than the Yoshi's
No quality issues at all on the carbon Yoshis (after 1.5 years of daily use) - they look and sound great. The Gen. 1 Satos that I heard were a bit louder than my Yoshis when revved, but I don't know the condition of the packing, etc. And I can't comment on the Gen. 2's... The wind is more noticable than the cans. I don't think you'll have a problem, especially coming off a twin - my friends TL1000 with Yoshi can sounds a hell of a lot meaner than mine does. When he revs it, that thing growls!

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I've got sato's like I mentioned above on my 9'er. But I have a Yoshimura YRD exhaust on my off road bike, Talk about abuse! The quality is high, but workmanship suffers a little compared to satos,sato's welds are gorgeous!
As far as holding up, . Fit & finish Zero problems for 6 years!
I'd buy another one!

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Found a Yosh clip for ya'll.

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Found a Yosh clip for ya'll.
Wow! Great find S^3! Those sound so awesome.

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Wow! Great find S^3! Those sound so awesome.
They're not bad looking either - I originally wanted the Satos since I like the round look a little better than the triangles, but I bought my bike with Yoshis already on there and I have no complaints about them at all.
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Wow! Great find S^3! Those sound so awesome.
I know what he's gonna get!

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