Removing Baffles? I need a good write up!

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  1. Boudreaux

    Boudreaux Active Member

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    Someone please point me in the right direction on a detailed write up on how to remove the baffles from a stock pipe, that would be marvelous, thanks!
     
  2. mnewell

    mnewell Lucy.

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    What kind of bike? Here's some instructions on how to do it to an Aprilia. All bikes should be similar...



    Remove the one spring holding the mid-pipe to the collector, just behind your right foot (as if you are seated on the bike). Remove the single exhaust canister bolt holding it to the rear sub-frame bracket (passenger peg). The baffle is located in the mid-pipe of the canister section. Look in the end, and just a few millimeters down you'll see some spot welds. Grind them down with whatever you can. A drill and a grinding stone will work just fine. Grab the baffle with a set of pliers or something similar. I actually use a spring hook puller. Using force, pull the baffle out of the mid-pipe. It takes force, and requires that the welds are broken. You can use a screwdriver to help you out with breaking the welds. Again, it takes FORCE and determination.



    Or you could just dump that whole heavy boat anchor and get yourself a slip-on...
     
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    Boudreaux Active Member

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    the bike is an '03 R6, and there are some that have pictures and stuff, i need pictures, lol
     
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    mnewell Lucy.

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    :hs:

    Pretty much all bikes are the same... I dunno why the write-up would be hard to follow.

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    why bother? you're not going to gain any signifigant power nor save any weight. better of getting a slipon.

    vid - http://www.wiredout46.com/images/rossirep/rossi_rep_1.wmv

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  6. HMan

    HMan grossly deformed

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    WTF would you do this? Pipes with the baffles removed (especially stock pipes) sound horrible, tend to decrease performance, and can damage your valves by causing lean conditions.
     

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