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Author Topic: Anyone tried out this Silencer?  (Read 733 times)

heloego

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Re: Anyone tried out this Silencer?
« Reply #15 on: February 02, 2016, 07:44:12 am »
Looks great, Nick!
I, too was thinking of maybe a slight rotation outward for the bottle.
Also, could you tell us about your luggage rack? Where'd you get it? Feked?
Looks to be mounted to the shock bolts and mudguard rail.
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Re: Anyone tried out this Silencer?
« Reply #16 on: February 02, 2016, 07:56:41 am »
Looks great, Nick!
I, too was thinking of maybe a slight rotation outward for the bottle........

That's exactly what I did on the Blackhawk.

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Re: Anyone tried out this Silencer?
« Reply #17 on: February 02, 2016, 08:01:26 am »
I think the luggage rack is from hitchcocks. I don't know exactly because  it came with the bike - which i've only owned for about 2 weeks. It could've been fitted by the dealer here in Barcelona, but the hitchcocks 'rear carrier' looks remarkably similar. It's then got the Givi pad fitted to that so the top box can easily come off. I also noticed a mini 12v cigarette lighter inside the top box. Thats a bit futuristic!

check out the frame here: http://www.hitchcocksmotorcycles.com/accessory-frame-luggage

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Re: Anyone tried out this Silencer?
« Reply #18 on: February 02, 2016, 08:02:02 am »
Nick, many thanks for the comprehensive write-ups and the pictures, very helpful indeed.  Regards Tracendaz.
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Re: Anyone tried out this Silencer?
« Reply #19 on: February 02, 2016, 08:13:05 am »
Noproblemo tracendaz!

I've just noticed a bit of soot behind the exhaust clamp in the top picture. That certainly indicates a leak. I always presumed a leak in this area was good for allowing condensed water to drain out when the bike is first started. However, this is my first EFI bike. Would an air gap confuse the ECU and adjust the fuel/air mix? Would that explain the lurching thing I mentioned?

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Re: Anyone tried out this Silencer?
« Reply #20 on: February 02, 2016, 08:17:18 am »
Noproblemo tracendaz!

I've just noticed a bit of soot behind the exhaust clamp in the top picture. That certainly indicates a leak. I always presumed a leak in this area was good for allowing condensed water to drain out when the bike is first started. However, this is my first EFI bike. Would an air gap confuse the ECU and adjust the fuel/air mix? Would that explain the lurching thing I mentioned?

Nick

I never noticed any real exhaust leak there other than the carbon deposit, myself, but it most definitely does allow condensation to escape from there.
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Re: Anyone tried out this Silencer?
« Reply #21 on: February 02, 2016, 08:39:25 am »
There is no benefit to any exhaust leak. Condensation quickly evaporates as steam as the bike warms up.
Best to fix the exhaust leak.