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Cut down can

Postby ZRXFighter » Mon Feb 04, 2008 8:49 pm

Hi all

I'm a newbe to this Bitch'n great site, great vids, photo's and heaps of info on offer.......

A little on me....

My names Phil,
My ride is a Kawasaki ZRX1100 1999 model, had this for a year now, love it.
Slowly getting it togeather as a street fighter.

other bikes owned,
Kawasaki GPz1100B1 (done up as a Eddie Lawson replica)
Yamaha FJ1100
CB900F2 Bol Dor
Susuki GSX1100
Kawasaki GPz1100B1 (yes I know, another one)
Honda XL250
Honda XL175


Anyway, as the subject line says.........

Cut down can,

has anyone cut there muffler down to what they call a stubbie muffler, I'm looking at doin this for looks (I like to be different) and sound (louder).......

Cheers...........

Phil................
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Postby Jake » Tue Feb 05, 2008 12:08 am

G'day Phil, welcome to the forum.

I can't say I've ever cut down a muffler before, but I wouldn't imagine it would be too hard. Factory exhausts are a dime a dozen for those things, maybe you could have a practise on one of those first.
Let us know how you go, I wouldn't mind a look at it when it's done if you can be bothered posting some pics.

Cheers,
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Postby jnrcorp » Tue Feb 05, 2008 8:36 pm

Hi Phil
welcome, funny you should be asking about mufflers. i've been toying with the idea of putting a stubbie on the Blackbird, however my idea is to make a muffler, or find one, which ever is easiest, to go under the bike and have the down tubes fit into that, the do a single stubbie, similar to the gixxer 600 on the right hand side of the bike. for me its not about the noise, it's got to be a sleeper, looks good, goes great but doesn't attract the wrong attention

Paul
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Postby ZRXFighter » Tue Feb 05, 2008 8:57 pm

My Akrapovic mufller is going to a mates place tomorrow for the cut down......

will post pics and report when I get it back....

Phil...................
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Postby ZRXFighter » Wed Feb 06, 2008 7:37 pm

A mate and I did it today and it looks good and sounds awsome......

I read an article a little while ago about cutting down a muffler and and only knew who wrote it so I emailed the guy and he sent me the link...

My muffler is the exact same as the one he cut down..

I cut 170mm of mine......

I'll take pics soon...

http://www.streetfighters.com.au/ASF_HT_shor_can.asp

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Postby Pink Angel » Wed Feb 06, 2008 8:42 pm

Shane will be doing this exact thing with his Megacycle pipe next weekend. :wink:
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Postby ZRXFighter » Sun Feb 10, 2008 1:02 pm

pics are up in the pic section
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Postby Pink Angel » Wed Mar 12, 2008 9:28 am

I have to take my hat off to my "smarter" half

he cut down his megacycle pipe and did an excellent job, even if I say so myself. :wink:

Will take a pic and post it up very soon
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Postby Bandit12 » Wed Mar 12, 2008 3:13 pm

:shock: "Smarter"? I don't know about that. Just this fascination with changing things that worked fine as they were..... 8)
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