Wings Exhaust

Discussion in 'Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc)' started by Stevie, Dec 2, 2004.

  1. Stevie

    Stevie Adventurer

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  2. Possu

    Possu de-nOObed!

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    Seems to hint that they're made in Slovenia by Akrapovich? It's possible that they're a cheaper Akra sold under another name?

    Says that they're Titanium - if so, then cost is not an issue? They also look heavily baffled - road legal in Europe? I'm familiar ith a lot of European brands but have never heard of this make?
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  3. andrealuca

    andrealuca Enduro, punk and jazz!

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  4. dl11

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    Hi
    did you see the cans in real, how do they look?
    And the carbon tank guards? are they strong?
    I ordered a pair from touratech but they won't be available before three monts...
    Is this guy honest, is it safe to send him money?
    thanks
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  5. cangrande

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    i've never dealed with him, but i know some german guys buyed from him ...
    see also this ... i think he is honest enough
    http://www.lc8.org/?q=image/tid/85
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  6. Dibit

    Dibit Been here awhile

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    They look decent - and less than half the cost of the Akra's. hmmm

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  7. andrealuca

    andrealuca Enduro, punk and jazz!

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    but they don't have the Akrapovic's logo!!!!! :D :evil :huh :rofl
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  8. rah

    rah Been here awhile

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    which strikes me as the 2nd best reason for getting them. the first thing i did with my akras was remove their bit of marketing. :nod

    so they look good, they probably sound good, they're cheap -- i hope this guy makes a killing. i would have supported him had they been out 10 months ago.

    the price of akras is criminal. but they've got the marketing thing well worked out. viva competition!
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  9. redboots

    redboots Johnny Lung

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    I just got and fitted a set of "Wings" Silencers. Great fit and finish and an even better price!![​IMG]

    I got the Alloy version as the titanium is just for looks really.... same guts, different wrapping so the weight saving will not be much extra.

    They do come from Slovinia and I live in France. Took 7 days to get here and 30mins to fit. Real nice deep sound and I have not had the DBKillers out yet!

    Go for these. At the price you cant loose.
    As for them being a 'povic copy, just about all cans are the same so they are all copys. At one third the price of 'povics and half the price of Remus, that will do nicely, thank you very much.[​IMG]
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  10. craigincali

    craigincali Just hanging around

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    Do they have spark arrestors????
    Craig
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  11. redboots

    redboots Johnny Lung

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    Nope. They are a road can with maybe a few unmade passes thrown in[​IMG]
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  12. dgrs2

    dgrs2 Where'd I leave my knee??

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    I'm probably going to order up a pair of the aluminum mufflers this week. Waiting for a price to get back to me. The titanium cans were around $600USD that included shipping to the US.
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  13. redboots

    redboots Johnny Lung

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    You can also check out the Wings web page at

    http://www.wings-silencers.com/#

    Still really pleased with mine[​IMG]
    I used a service called Escrow to pay for them as I did not know if the good would ever turn up. The service costs a percentage of the transaction. In my case it was €13.60.
    See them at http://www.escrow-europa.com/
    They take bank transfers/credit cards etc.

    Marovic may also be making some other parts for the 950[​IMG] but cant seem to attach/add a picture[​IMG]
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  14. Noise

    Noise Dreamy Adventurer

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    Still, not Akra's.

    Not developed under "Dyno testing", that's what draws me back constantly...

    Yes, made in Slovenia. Just like Akrapovic's.
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  15. AFekete

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    We will be their US importer :thumb

    I've got quite a few systems coming already!

    thanks,
    Andrew
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  16. AFekete

    AFekete Long timer

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    I just went through DYNO testing for our Neptune Exhausts and it's expensive but worth the time and money when the numbers come in.

    It's important to do before and after runs with stock and modified mufflers. This shows true performance gains or losses. The flow of air is the most important while diffusing the amount of noise at the other end in addition to realizing emmision standards.

    When we get the WINGS Silencers, I will do a before and after DYNO run to get real numbers.

    Other factors that make an exhaust system attractive is weight and heat reduction. The WINGS Silencers (titanium) are almost half the weight of OEM and they dispearse heat fantastically.

    Can't wait to get them here!
    thanks,
    Andrew
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  17. Noise

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    Great. Post the results...
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  18. 1stiski

    1stiski Ride that nasty thing

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    My bro and I are getting these cans. BUT I managed to check out a set of Akra's and they were a straight through design. No spark arrestor in there that I can see, unless something was missing? If they are the same, I guess there isn't an arrestor? Correct me if I'm wrong. Thanks.
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  19. DJMARLEY

    DJMARLEY Let's Ride

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    A, you can put me down for a set of the Ti cans when they come in.
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  20. AFekete

    AFekete Long timer

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    You got it. They are being built right now and should ship out the end of this week. I will have them on our website hopefully sometime today.

    thanks and Happy New Year!
    Andrew

    I'm headed to Texas Wed morning to pick up the 950 and I'll be heading home Thursday morning. Should be an interesting trip :evil
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