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So I'm thinking of getting Sarachu's, and IIRC, they were about $230 last time I looked, now they are $300. Does the price usually go up this time of year and come down again in the spring?

Also, Knightslugger, I saw your vid and comments where you said if you don't like "harley loud" then Sarachu's aren't for you. Just curious if you can elaborate. I'd just like a deeper sound from my ex. Thanks.
 

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go to post #16 on sarachu slip ons. i bought mine about 2 months ago and it cost around 3 hundred plus shipping. edgar sometimes puts them on ebay also. actual is 298.00 i just went to his site and he has them in stock
 

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Perhaps now that i've had some time to really appreciate the sound of the Sarachu system, i should rewrite that.

It's not loud like a harley davidson. It isn't awesomely deep like HDs are. That sound comes from piss pour cam timing, large bores, and massive amounts of gasoline being fired out the tail pipe in both the burned and unburned variety. But in terms of decibel level, you can hear a HD from halfway across town. it's loud, and booming.

The sarachu system is not.

It is loud and raspy when needled. people behind you don't appreciate it, even fellow HD riders. It's obnoxiously loud. It makes your teeth rattle and your inner ear buzz. Much like the HD, you can hear an Sarachu Equipped EX500 from across town, but it sounds like an Army of pissed off hornets.

But down low, going slow and low, when you're just cruising through town, and not going like a bat out of hell down the canyon roads, it's an absolute privilege to listen to. It's a soft rumble that you feel in your throat. Truly like the RC51's long lost little brother, or the Ducati's overseas 2nd cousin. Just thinking about it makes me cry a little. it really is a beautiful sound.

so like i said, although it's as loud as a harley, it doesn't sound like one.
 

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Wow, that sounds like poetry Knightslugger... Although I agree with you. The low end rumble and richness of sound increase is amazing with the Sarachus. One thing I did notice is that they definitely mellow. When I first got them, they were just LOUD and I loved them, but after about a month, they settled down to a throaty, rumblin pipe that really doesn't bother anyone. Although it could be I'm getting used to them. They do sound great though!
 

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Thanks for the info, nice write up too.

I love the sound of a Ducati and the RC51....I should have ordered the pipes earlier when they were cheaper. A nicer low end rumble and some more power down low would be really nice.
 
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