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post #1 of 20 (permalink) Old Aug 29th, 2006, 11:34 pm Thread Starter
 
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How many folks have changed their exhaust to one of the aftermarket jobs thats now out for the GT ?

I changed the Slip-On on my K1200R and was very pleased with the results...... on the GT the bags hide the Can so well, I really haven't paid to much attention to it.
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post #2 of 20 (permalink) Old Aug 29th, 2006, 11:51 pm
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No change yet and while I looked into the aftermarket cans already I doubt that there's much of a performance gain so the only reason for the change would be for the sound. Personally the Star Ship Enterprise swooshing sound is growing on me. Now the evo brake assist hum at full stops is another thing altogether.
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post #3 of 20 (permalink) Old Aug 30th, 2006, 6:37 am
 
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Now the evo brake assist hum at full stops is another thing altogether.
that's something i won't miss on my '07...
i couldn't stand that sound on my GS
the stopping power they provide, however, is another story
i hope that my TEVES system will be as strong
time will tell
my bike will be here NEXT week
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post #4 of 20 (permalink) Old Aug 30th, 2006, 10:41 am
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Congratulations on your new ride. If you have time I'd like to hear how you like it especially the change to brake system. I've only heard bits and pieces so I'm not sure just what or how the brake system was changed from 06 to 07. But, I hear that change is good and every BMW change is a change for the better! Right?!?
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post #5 of 20 (permalink) Old Aug 30th, 2006, 11:38 pm Thread Starter
 
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Where did this thread go from Cans to Brake Systems ???????????????????????????/

Guess some folks just don't understand how to use this forum.
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post #6 of 20 (permalink) Old Aug 31st, 2006, 12:46 am
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Can

I will go back to your topic.
I do have my bike (enuff said about that) oh yes, and did replace my can with the Remus Ti from Pirate. It is considerably smaller and seems to have a bit more oomph at the mid torque range. I for one like to hear the motor and am happier with the sound - in fact I removed the cone. It is by no means obnoxious but does give that nice Remus growl. Personally i like the looks much better than the OEM.
Hard to say if it is cost justified but I am pleased with my purchase.
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Easy roadshadowww. I personally apologize if I stepped on your thread but there's no need to challenge my understanding of how this forum works. This wasn't a thread hijack and any further brake discussion would move to a new thread.

Now further to your original aftermarket can topic, I remember reading a rather extensive article on aftermarket cans in a sport bike magazine. Performance improvements were marginal and the gains usually required changes to the air box and either the addition of a Power Commander or remapping of the fuel flow and ignition timing. In some cases there was even a power loss. However there was an obvious gain in sound level and in some cases especially with the carbon fiber cans a significant decress in weight. Personally it looked like the gains didn't outweight the cost.
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What Ricbob said. It would be interesting to do a dyno before and after test to get an actual measurement of the performance change.
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Pirate's Lair posts the specs of the models they offer for sale. Pick up 5 HP and drop 17 lbs with no other modifications necessary. fyi
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post #10 of 20 (permalink) Old Aug 31st, 2006, 5:23 pm
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A hp bump, a weight decress and a nice exhaust note...not bad a deal for can change only.....
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