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Old 09-09-2012, 09:41 AM   #1
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I put a set of Rinehart 2-2 pipes on my bike last year, and noticed right away that the performance really suffered(especially torque). I'm thinking about installing a Thunderheader and was just looking for some feedback from other SE owners.
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Old 09-09-2012, 08:07 PM   #2
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Good sounding and LOUD with good performance in the mid-upper rpm's. I think they perform similar to the Supertrapp with no end cap or discs. Maybe the best sounding 2-1 as well as performing.
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Old 09-10-2012, 10:18 AM   #3
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Good sounding and LOUD with good performance in the mid-upper rpm's. I think they perform similar to the Supertrapp with no end cap or discs. Maybe the best sounding 2-1 as well as performing.
Do you have any pics of it on your bike?
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Old 09-10-2012, 02:45 PM   #4
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Not yet, but I can take a few...or you could just use the search function up top if you can't wait for me. Lots of people have posted pics of their bikes with them around here.

Here's one from Thunderheader...





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Old 09-10-2012, 02:59 PM   #5
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Old 11-01-2012, 09:10 PM   #6
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If they had some sort of baffle I would buy them. I love their looks. For my average 2-3 hour jaunt at 70-80 it is just TOO LOUD!
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Old 11-02-2012, 07:21 PM   #7
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Great pipe, definitely loud which i like. Usually a little dip in the middle but a good tuner can level it out for you. I have put a few different pipes on bike but i still continue to go right back to my TH. Sounds great at idle and at WOT. If you search around you can find a sound clip of it. If i get time i will get a clip for you and a pic on my bike.
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Save your hearing for old age. Thunderheaders are TOO LOUD!
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Old 11-03-2012, 12:37 AM   #9
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Save your hearing for old age. Thunderheaders are TOO LOUD!
Agreed... the performance is top notch; but I've often wished they were quieter and never wished they were louder. You might want to keep looking. Hit the search function and I bet someone has posted an mp3 of any exhaust system you can think of.
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Save your hearing for old age. Thunderheaders are TOO LOUD!
Really? My CFR was far harsher on the ears with or without a helmet. The TH's are long enough to put the sound behind you. In tight alleys or under overpasses you can hear them good or on hard acceleration, but to me, they are really nice sounding at cruise.

...I also have 18 yrs on an automobile assembly line too and the hearing loss that comes with it may be a factor.
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Old 11-05-2012, 12:04 PM   #11
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[QUOTE=Dr Dave;2357074]Save your hearing for old age. Thunderheaders are TOO LOUD![/QU]
It can't be louder than my Rinehart 2-2? Maybe I can find someone in the St.Louis area that has one to compare. I still have the factory stock exhaust and a set that has be V-modded if I ever decide to go back. Excessive gunfire(with no hearing protection when I was younger) and 33 years in a machine shop hasn't been good on my hearing either. I always wear earplugs now. Unfortunately when your young you don't always heed the warnings of others.
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