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If i plan on getting the Sarachu Slipons for my EX, just the tailpipes, not the headers, will i need to mod my bike in any way to accept these pipes, like jet kit, airbox mod, cosmetics....?
 

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nope. nothing they just slip right on. you'll have to use a little elbow grease to get the clamp right(uses passenger footpeg bolt)the link to speedbike is in this thread. edgar is the man ya wanna talk to. your old muffler clamp won't work. edgar and many others just use a hose clamp. read other threads about the pop. its great info!!!
 

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a hose clamp wont work (too well) either. to get the clamps to line up correctly, you NEED TO SPIN THE CAN ITSELF so it lines up properly. If you need to bend the clamp, you're doing something wrong.
 

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I ran mine without the lower clamps. I had to really jam them in there to get them on so they arn't going to pop off. I think the upper clamps are enough.
 

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o....are these the cans that make a pop noise....?
all after-market cans pop my friend. the only way they wont is if you remove the O2 injector (aka SMOG System) and seal everything up nice and air tight.
 

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i tend to agree with u....if i was gaining something other than sound i would do it, but doesnt seem worth it in my opinion
 

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jake, trust me when ya get em your bike will thank you!!!the stock mufflers are good for 1 thing:paperweights or should i say the trash can!! :p
 

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no, keep the stockers for resale value. same goes for everything else. a dealer will look at you crosseyed if you come into the dealership with a blinged out bike expecting a good return. I was DAMN lucky i got my money back out of my EX after the mod i put on it. I will never make the mistake of trashing all that stuff again.

A stock bike is worth more than a modded bike any day. gotta say, what sold the bike was the pipes. the sales manager said he's never heard any 500 sound like that before.
 

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i tend to agree with u....if i was gaining something other than sound i would do it, but doesnt seem worth it in my opinion
I'm buying them just for the sound :D (and of course, you dont have to tamper with jets or anything, which is good thing.)
I didn't know that i'll gain midrange power too? lol
is it noticeable amount of gain?
 

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It's noticeable... only to someone who's used to the stock power band. It started building more power a full 2000 RPMs lower than stock and pulled all the way though until it mellowed out around 8 or 9k.
 

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The only change I noticed on the Sarachus was the sound, but man is there a difference. There is no way I could ever go back to stock. The first time I rode with them installed I could not stop grinning the whole time.
 

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yea i cant imagine how just slipons would add power, with new headers maybe but just upgrading cans i cant imagine that would do much...
 

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jakew129 said:
yea i cant imagine how just slipons would add power, with new headers maybe but just upgrading cans i cant imagine that would do much...
The stock cans retain a lot of back pressure to assist in high RPM performance. By removing them and replacing them with a higher flow system, you remove some unnecessary top end power and replace it down low adding to the low end power band.
 

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You want 54 Hp for free?
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