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post #11 of 27 Old 02-06-2018, 01:01 PM
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Are you listening? ??? Sprockets -1 front, -2 rear.
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post #12 of 27 Old 02-06-2018, 02:26 PM
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best exhaust and bang for the buck is Hindle, just because the system is not very attractive but performs beautiful
that would be my decision.

If money was no problem, I would go Graves link $$$$ then Ackro then Arrow (the distributor has a terrible problem with me), then hindle...

When I was in Austin last year, saw lots of gen5 with hindle.... and had seen big improvements with it, also with Ackro.$$$$$
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Are you listening? ??? Sprockets -1 front, -2 rear.
Hmm?

If you really must change gearing, -1 frnt +2 rear is the WTG
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-1 +2 is the WTG if you want to kill top end....

+1 is what I recommend if you have no limit.... and with 190+hp you will have no problem leaving bmws behind.
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If it's not much cheaper than Akra, I'll just go with Akra.
You can take a look at my test findings on the Akra exhaust here:
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Hmm?

If you really must change gearing, -1 frnt +2 rear is the WTG
Whoops, a little mistake there. Ya -1, +2 . WTF was I talking about. I was just making sure you were paying attention. I know for what I do, canyon riding....... -1,+2 puts me right in the power band of the bike. Best mod for the least cash. Performance wise.
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post #17 of 27 Old 02-07-2018, 07:08 PM Thread Starter
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Just get rid of the cat with link pipe and add your preferred slip on.
Then the ECU flash. You will be very happy.

I doubt K&N filter going to make any noticeable difference to your bike performance.

Later you can decide if you really need a full system based on the performance of the above mods.

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I was thinking this, but will it be about as good as a full system? I heard the stock head is made good with good material already. I want to do the ECU flash, but this will be the first for me. What's the best way/process to do it? Thanks all for the replies thus far.
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Is there a huge difference between an akra slip on with link pipe compared to the akra full system? Is it extremely noticeable? Keep in mind I'm still going to do the ECU flash as soon as I figure out the best way too do that.
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full and slip on, is almost same top end... but the way they get there is VERY different...
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Is there a huge difference between an akra slip on with link pipe compared to the akra full system? Is it extremely noticeable? Keep in mind I'm still going to do the ECU flash as soon as I figure out the best way too do that.
Top end, peak power is going to be within 1HP of each other - so negligible.
Here is a gif cycling the differences between the full system and their slip on with their link pipe.
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Question you need to ask yourself is how long will you and the bike spend time at that max power RPM right after 13000 RPM? Are you and the bike going to spend more time there... or are you going to spend more time below say 10000-11000 RPMs?
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