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Ok so I just finished the install on my 16' muscle with a Fitzgerald straight to hell pipe. That thing is crazy loud. Has anyone installed some extra baffles in the pipes to maybe take it down a notch?
I'd personally like to be able to hear in the next year. :D

Also, it kinda smells. I suspect that's just the ceramic coating burning onto the pipes? Anyone else have experience with this?

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Ear plugs. No way around it running drag style headers on the Vrod. I wear a Shoei RF1200 helmet and high end gun range hearing protection. It still is a little loud but OK. You need the "sucker punch" if you need less volume.

Fyi...I recommend plugs either way as even the wind noise on a bike will cause tinnitus. I have hearing loss from racing....bicycles...yep...bicycles. I bet most of the guys on the tdf are fairly hard of hearing.
 

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Huh ?
Quit mumbling!

(hearing aids since 1980)
 

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Thanks for the replies. I think I found a baffle that should do the trick. Will also be investing in earplugs.
 

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Delilah, my '16 Muscle & Fiona, my '14 Triumph Rocket III Touring
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Cool! Be sure to let us know how it sounds afterwards...
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