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Old 02-11-2013, 11:44 AM   #360
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Originally Posted by ph0rk View Post
Yeah, I'm all for being able to keep it quiet at low speeds. No need to piss off the neighbors.
Exactly. This is the first bike I've left the stock pipe on. Getting old, I guess. I did have one of my neighbors tell me I have "such excellent motorcycle etiquette" last fall. They're not fans of the loud pipes, it seems.

Originally Posted by David R View Post
The flap also tunes the exhaust to smooth out the torque curve.
I figured there might be something like that going on too, and that helps me resist the temptation to yank it out of there.
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