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Old 09-09-2006, 02:28 PM   #136
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I've been hoping for a local sighting - this one was too good to pass up! Unfortunately not much time to ride since I got it, but I gotta feeling this thing's gonna be
What kink of Muffler is that?
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Old 09-09-2006, 03:18 PM   #137
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It is a really small world. A buddy of mine, CageFreeGuzziRider, was passing through Boone last week on his way back to Rhode Island and he saw your Elefant.
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Old 09-09-2006, 03:24 PM   #138
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What kind of Muffler is that?

I have no idea - it was on there when I bought the bike. All the previous owner had to say about it was it was an "aftermarket" pipe (he didn't install it either). I've looked all over it and can't find any kind of brand, name, logo, #'s, etc. on it. No identifying marks as far as I can tell - perhaps it's one of those "untraceable" CIA mufflers.

I replaced it with a Remus Ti muffler. The Remus has a throatier, better sound than the MM (Mystery Muffler). Plus the MM rubbed on the turn signal and that was buggin' me.

One (possible) note of interest on the MM - it doesn't use the bronze ferrule that (supposedly) goes between the muffler and the head pipe on the stock exhaust. The Remus does and I had to cobble up a collar to fill the gap since I didn't have the stock part.
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Old 09-10-2006, 10:32 AM   #139
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Old 09-10-2006, 11:15 AM   #140
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I have a Staintune and it doesn't look like that one. It looks like a D&D. I had both an aluminum and carbon fiber D&D and they looked like what he has. FWIW.
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Old 09-10-2006, 04:02 PM   #141
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I had one on my old Elefant, most likely a GiaComoto, they were made in Italy.
Where did you buy the bike from?
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Old 09-10-2006, 04:03 PM   #142
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I have no idea - it was on there when I bought the bike. All the previous owner had to say about it was it was an "aftermarket" pipe (he didn't install it either). I've looked all over it and can't find any kind of brand, name, logo, #'s, etc. on it. No identifying marks as far as I can tell - perhaps it's one of those "untraceable" CIA mufflers.

I replaced it with a Remus Ti muffler. The Remus has a throatier, better sound than the MM (Mystery Muffler). Plus the MM rubbed on the turn signal and that was buggin' me.

One (possible) note of interest on the MM - it doesn't use the bronze ferrule that (supposedly) goes between the muffler and the head pipe on the stock exhaust. The Remus does and I had to cobble up a collar to fill the gap since I didn't have the stock part.
Want to sell the MM? My muffler is not long for this world, it's very cobbed together.
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Old 09-10-2006, 04:04 PM   #143
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It is a really small world. A buddy of mine, CageFreeGuzziRider, was passing through Boone last week on his way back to Rhode Island and he saw your Elefant.
Very cool, he should have come in a said "Hi".
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Old 09-10-2006, 09:40 PM   #144
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Mufflers

Staintunes have 2 mounts welded to the can and no straps unless they're carbon fiber.Having done a bit of dyno testing on just mufflers on my Elefant, the Staintunes value is that they never need repacking, performance wise glass packs usually make more power at some point but not any more overall. My theory is that the sound waves don't like the hard packing and resonate a bit,though my Fant has a Staintune and it and the complete exhaust have been Jet-Hot coated black.
Thats probably more than anyone wanted to know.DB
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Old 09-12-2006, 08:14 PM   #145
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Anyone Need An Aftermarket Pipe For Your Elefant? I've Got One In Great Shape With A New Core.
Pics? How much?
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Old 09-12-2006, 09:23 PM   #146
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Anyone Know Of A Good Fitting Tank Bag For The Elefant?? One Thats Not Too Big.
I use a Wolfman Explorer on my Elefant and 1150GS, and the 944 with 11/1 doesn't run too hot but more compression than that is not a great idea,and when taking ones Fant apart its always obvious the rear cylinder runs warmer than the front,the old 650s came with larger main jets in the rear, and I like good deisel oil as it seems to do better in the heat. If one looks at Frankebeemers Marathon Race Fant earlier in this thread you'll see they weren't too racy engine wise just a low compression 944 SS cams with the 5 speed trans going for reliability. A good stock Fant with its 750cams running very well is 60hp but feels like more.DB
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Old 09-12-2006, 09:30 PM   #147
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Pics? How much?
I'm a little negative but after having lots of diffirent Elefant pipes the D&D was the loudest(irritating) but better than the D&Ds I had on my M944 it blew them to peices weekly.DB
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Old 09-13-2006, 05:21 PM   #148
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Old 09-13-2006, 08:21 PM   #149
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It shouldn't be a problem for you.DB
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Old 09-14-2006, 04:40 PM   #150
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I have had both the aluminum and carbon fiber D&D's and they are VERY lound indeed. I am running a Staintune now. I was inquiring about the pipe because any chance I get to purchase a part made for the Elefant, I buy it. I think it is some kind of disease (elefanttitis) .
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