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I have been looking for a nice s/o for my 10, and I havenarrowed it down to Arata c/f, Sato and Akro. Please give any info or advise if you have any of these.
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I've had Akrapovic slip-ons on three different bikes now and I've installed them on two other bikes for other people and I'm 100% satisfied with every aspect about them. The sound is great, they look awesome, and the quality of the welds and metal work is second to none. I looked at lots of pics and got feedback on other systems before I went with an Akrapovic slip for my latest bike and just couldn't bring myself to go with anything else. I went Akra based on past experiences with their stuff and I'm happy I did. Can't imagine being happier with any other pipe.
 

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Here's the Akrapovic slip on I had on my first 10R...
 

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IG Ksan said:
Thanks!! love the pictures!! I have been leaning towards the akra..did you pc your 10 right away?
No problem, and thanks for the compliments on the pics. :eek:ccasion1 I never put a PCIII on Diablo (my black 10R) at all and may not put one on this one either. Not sure yet.
 

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I was told that it suffered in the low rpms with a s/o without a pc.....and some backfiring..thanks again for all the info

I never had any complaints without a PC on Diablo. Today's ride didn't reveal any low RPM problems on Loca either. I did get some "popping" on Diablo when coming back onto the throttle from closed position but it was no big deal. Wasn't willing to spend the $$$ for a PC and associated tuning and risk the problems some folks have with bad PC's just to eliminate the popping. Popping doesn't hurt anything. It's not a full blown "backfire" like the ones that used to balloon car/truck mufflers and/or blow 'em off the pipe. It's just an extra exhaust note, for lack of a better way to describe it. :wink:
 

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IG Ksan said:
Thanks El Diablo!! I should have my S/O soon....you have been a big help
No problem... and Akrapovic USA should send me checks for all the free advertising I do for them with my bikes. :badteeth:
 

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IG Ksan said:
Thanks O10r!!! I like the look of your exhaust!! is that ti up to thec/f can?

Thanks, and yes if your talkin about the mid-pipe it is Ti. as far as the sound goes like alot of the slip-ons there's not alot of difference at idle but as the rpm's go up so does the volume it sounds nasty. :rockwoot:
 

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Here is a pic of my 10 with a Ti Akropovic slip on... I did get a PC when I bought my slip on. And the TRE..... Ivan's loaded their map on it. Goes like stink. :eyecrazy: I almost went with an Arata Ti slip on. Can't lose either way. Others like it, but I am not a fan of CF cans....

And yeah, I am aware of the fender and reflectors...



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El Diablo said:
I've had Akrapovic slip-ons on three different bikes now and I've installed them on two other bikes for other people and I'm 100% satisfied with every aspect about them. The sound is great, they look awesome, and the quality of the welds and metal work is second to none. I looked at lots of pics and got feedback on other systems before I went with an Akrapovic slip for my latest bike and just couldn't bring myself to go with anything else. I went Akra based on past experiences with their stuff and I'm happy I did. Can't imagine being happier with any other pipe.

How much did you cut off the can to make it that short?? I think that is a must with that looong ass mid pipe. :cool:
 

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Don't know what it is but the shorty just don't cut it(pun intended) when looking @ both long & short pics, the short just looks odd to me anyway! like its not complete. :eyecrazy:


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PatrickG said:
How much did you cut off the can to make it that short?? I think that is a must with that looong ass mid pipe. :cool:
I was wondering the same thing..I want mine shorter.
 

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Don't know what it is but the shorty just don't cut it(pun intended) when looking @ both long & short pics, the short just looks odd to me anyway! like its not complete. :eyecrazy:


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Old man = old styles

Shorty is the way to go. ...least that's what the GF says :dontknow:
 
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