1190 Remus Header Fitment

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  1. BrittC

    BrittC Been here awhile

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    Installing a Remus cat-less header that came with my 2015 1190 S and ran into a snag. It seems to be about an inch too short where it meets the muffler inlet. It bolted up fine eveywhere else. Am I missing parts or is this the wrong system?

    Muffler is an Akrapovic that fit perfect with the OEM system.

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  2. Lewilewi

    Lewilewi Ride it like you stole it......

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    Bolt the header up tight, then fit the can 2nd to last, last of all fit the can strap that goes to the foot peg


    Unless your mid pipe and can arnt compatible...


    I use a gsxr 1000 akra, most cans can be made to fit

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  3. BrittC

    BrittC Been here awhile

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    Thanks for the suggestion. I took off all the springs and loosened the rear bolt and was able to make it all work. Thank you sir. 20191221_161642.jpg 20191221_162406.jpg
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    Capo Rick Please understand... Supporter

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    Let us know how it runs and sounds!
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  5. KTM 1190advR

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    Do you have a skid-plate on your bike? Do you think the Remus header would fit if the KTM alu plate was fitted? The springs attached to the header under the engine looks a bit wide judging from pics I’ve seen...
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  6. Lewilewi

    Lewilewi Ride it like you stole it......

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    No cat....should be loud...shame the akra baffles still in the can...

    Hint hint
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  7. BrittC

    BrittC Been here awhile

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    I have a skid plate to install and hope to do so in the next couple of days. Will see how it goes.

    I leave for work at 5:30 am and don't want it too loud, so I sold a very loud Fuel muffler already. My only reason for the Remus is to reduce temps by my feet where the cat was.
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  8. Lewilewi

    Lewilewi Ride it like you stole it......

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    Oops, the cat muffles alot of noise,

    I remember removing the cat of a tuned 2007 fz1 ( brilliant fun bike ), my loud can became a V. LOUD can, so I opened up the air box and made it even louder..!
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    BrittC Been here awhile

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    At idle it doesn't sound much different from the OEM header so I'll have to see once I can ride it. Still need to see if the skid plate fits, and finish up some electrical work I'm doing up front.

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    Well, while putting the OEM header up in my garage attic I discovered that had already been de-catted - which explains why it sounded about the same as the Remus. I also discovered that the KTM skid plate won't go on with the Remus header without some modifications somewhere.

    This was quite the learning experience as I also discovered the KTM skid plate isn't compatible with the Givi crash bars. I cleaned up the OEM header with Scotchbrite and WD-40. It looks really good and is back on the bike so now I have the option of using the KTM skid plate. I have to decide if I want to swap the Givi crash bars for KTM's so I can use the KTM skid plate. Or to keep the Givi bars (I like them a lot) I suppose I could get the Givi skid plate (I've read isn't very sturdy) or go without a skid plate and keep the Givi bars that I like. It would be very rare to need a skid plate in the places I ride.

    I'm going on vacation tomorrow but will be listing the Remus header when I get back.
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    Always less costly learning from other peoples experience. I’ve been eyeballin’ the Remus header for a while and now very happy I waited...
    Thanks for the info!
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    BrittC Been here awhile

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    Can anyone help me determine a fair price on these Remus headers? I'm not going to use them since my OEM system was de-catted already. These are in great shape with no dents or scrapes.

    Thanks.
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    BrittC Been here awhile

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    It came with the bike when I bought it.
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