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New Quill exhaust for Benelli Caf%XE9 Racer

This Evo 2 Road exhaust from Quill is claimed to add an average 10bhp and 6ftlb improvement across the rev range. It has a removable baffle and is made from stainless steel with a carbon outlet. Save cash on motorcycle exhausts It costs %XA3359.99 (or %XA3409.99 with a titanium sleeve). More info: www.quillexhausts.com

  • Created 02 September 2010 14:04 by Marc Abbott
  • Last comment 2 years ago ago by wings1372
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Is it normal for my downpipes to glow?

Q. I have just got a 2009 KTM RC8 and I have noticed that when I start it from cold that the downpipes glow red even before it%X92s reached full temperature.Is this normal?Jim Datchler, email A. The downpipes are made of a single skin of stainless steel and are quite short, so any heat build-up is quite concentrated and uninsulated by...

  • Created 28 May 2012 13:28 by MCN
  • Last comment 2 years ago ago by wings1372
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Panigale gets 15bhp boost!

Akrapovic have launched a new Evolution Line titanium exhaust system for the Ducati Panigale 1199. The firm's owner, Igor Akrapovic, claimed at the recent EICMA show in Milan that the new system adds a whopping 15bhp to the superbike's power output. The exhaust system is hand-made, from titanium alloy that's claimed to be "more durable, and with greater heat-resistance" Weighing a...

  • Created 22 November 2012 09:51 by Marc Abbott
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Aftermarket Hornet cans that won't cook your pillion

Can I fit a race exhaust to my Honda Hornet 600 which won't get too hot for my pillion. I have heard that carbon cans might not heat up as much ­ is this true?DL Fenner, email Save %XA3%XA3%XA3s on motorcycle exhausts Carbon-fibre doesn%XB9t conduct heat as well as alloy so it will feel cooler to the touch. But what's more important is...

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Exhaust review: Arrow Kawasaki ER-6 race system

Arrow Kawasaki ER-6 race system, %XA31032Time used: Two weeks racing at the TT, North West 200 and weekend at Oliver%X92s Mount What good: The Arrow titanium system was designed in conjunction with road racer Ryan Farquhar at Arrow%X92s R&D headquarters in Italy. Simply put it%X92s the system used by the majority of riders in the new Lightweight class. According to the manufacturer...

  • Created 05 September 2012 11:54 by Adam Child
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What's causing NC24's backfire?

Q. I%X92ve got a 1987 Honda NC24 and I%X92m trying to decide if the problem is loose tappets or a holed exhaust manifold. The symptoms are: backfiring on deceleration, however this has been severely reduced when I found a small crack where the collector box attaches to the end pipe. Now it will only backfire if I nail it down the...

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  • Last comment 3 years ago ago by kcmc
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Will my aftermarket exhaust become illegal?

Q. If I have a dealer-approved Arrow exhaust system fitted on my Triumph by the dealer and these EU rules come in saying no aftermarket exhausts, would this mean I have to take it off and refit the original even though it%X92s dealer-approved?Krazybiker, MCN forums A. The Type Approval legislation is expected to be introduced in a number of stages, starting...

  • Created 25 July 2012 15:59 by MCN
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Can I use silicone sealant instead of a gasket?

Q. I have bought a second hand slip-on exhaust for my 2009 Suzuki GSXR750. The pipe that connects to the end pipe is slightly out of shape and the gasket does not fit in correctly. When trying to fit the exhaust the gasket gets pushed too far down the inside and does not sit correctly. Would it be possible to use a...

  • Created 28 May 2012 13:44 by MCN
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Beowulf exhausts

I had a Suzuki SV650 with a stubby Beowulf stainless steel exhaust which sounded great. So when I got my Aprilia Tuono 1000 I wasted no time in giving the people at Beowulf a call. They were very helpful in telling me to avoid the carbon cans (as the Aprilia would blow them up) and stick to the steel ones. I ordered...

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How do I remove Suzuki GSX600F exhaust headers?

Q. I need to get the exhaust headers off my Suzuki GSX600F while the engine is out of the frame to repair an oil leak. All the exhaust bolts are off the studs, but the pipes themselves are wedged in tight. Any ideas?David2128, MCN forums A. If you unbolt the exhaust headers from the cylinder head leaving the silencer in place, you...

  • Created 30 April 2012 12:20 by MCN
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