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Old 02-09-2012, 12:51 PM
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Shortened Cans

This has probably been asked before. But I just can't find the answer.

If I shorten my cans, what will I gain or loss? I like the looks of shorter ones.
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Old 02-09-2012, 01:47 PM
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The loss would be part of your cans!
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Old 02-09-2012, 01:57 PM
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pros: less weight, aesthetically pleasing (since you said you like the shorter ones)
cons: less glass pack = more noise; babies cry and single mothers yearn and burn for you
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Old 02-09-2012, 06:21 PM
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I cut 5" off my Yoshi's, I thought they were too long stock, and a tad too quiet for my liking. I cut them down and repacked them at the same time, and they sound and look great with no ill effects that i've been able to notice.
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Took about 5 inches off my Jardines. Very little increase in sound level.
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Originally Posted by mboe794 View Post
Took about 5 inches off my Jardines. Very little increase in sound level.

Pic's please, I'm running Jardines and was looking at the overall setup and was thinking - I need shorties;-)
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Old 02-10-2012, 04:28 AM
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shorty 2 bros.

loud as hell, but sound so good
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Old 02-10-2012, 05:51 AM
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Sound clip?
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Old 02-10-2012, 07:18 AM
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Originally Posted by bahndrvr View Post
Pic's please, I'm running Jardines and was looking at the overall setup and was thinking - I need shorties;-)
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Old 02-10-2012, 07:19 AM
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Originally Posted by bahndrvr View Post
Pic's please, I'm running Jardines and was looking at the overall setup and was thinking - I need shorties;-)
Hmmm.... I think I can dig up up a pic or two later today. Stay tuned.
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Old 02-10-2012, 08:48 AM
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Originally Posted by blamecanada View Post
pros: more noise; babies cry and single mothers yearn and burn for you
Where do I sign?
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Old 02-10-2012, 09:50 AM
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Thank you to all... Will be cutting them today. Cover the babies ears and watch out single mom's........
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Old 02-10-2012, 10:45 AM
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Take some pics along the way. I'll be cutting mine too at some point.
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Have reserves this weekend, but had to take my hugger off today due to that ****** getting cracked - previous owner - and it fell on the tire

Will patch it with some glass, and when i put it back on take the exhaust off and cut it, I didn't buy this bike to be quiet, only worry is if I go to tracks for track days and they have noise ordanices - In germany they had them, even wiht my ZX6R I had to get a different exhaust to run on the Green Hell
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Originally Posted by 97Wolverine View Post
Where do I sign?

lol

mine is louder after converting it to single exhaust...if I shortened it on top of that it would probably be too much...I can only see 2 or 3 single moms at a time.
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Old 02-10-2012, 04:46 PM
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Originally Posted by climbiton View Post
Thank you to all... Will be cutting them today. Cover the babies ears and watch out single mom's........
I assume you are talking about OEM cans? I did a partial bafflectomy and the sound is good. I'm thinking of cutting about 8" off my OEMs since it looks the most length without getting into the front section, but haven't got to it yet. Post some pics of your cut cans if you can? thanx, and welcome to the forum.
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Originally Posted by bahndrvr View Post
Pic's please, I'm running Jardines and was looking at the overall setup and was thinking - I need shorties;-)
Here's the best pic I can find. If the bike were here I would've taken a better one.

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Originally Posted by mboe794 View Post
Here's the best pic I can find. If the bike were here I would've taken a better one.


Decision made. Might be a few weeks but will be done for sure now. Is that 6 inches off?
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IIRC..... five and a half.
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Old 02-18-2012, 04:26 PM
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Finally got to them...

It only took me about one hour to shorten them. I even gave them a brush look instead of the polished look. Sexy rear end......
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Old 02-18-2012, 04:29 PM
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Very nice. How did the sound change?
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Old 02-18-2012, 04:41 PM
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It is a little louder when revved. Sounds amazing when idling.
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