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I have an 05 1800F and wanted some input on both the Bub's Jug Huggers and the DG Hard Krome 2.5" straight shots.
Anyone have 'em? Recommend them or not?
I like the style, for the F anyway, because the rear pipes sweep back where the stock pipe sweeps... Unless anyone knows where I can get a right side cover for the F model that doesnt have the indent for the rear pipe... That would give me more options anyway.
Thanks,
Len
 

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The rear cyclinder pipe on the Bubs sticks out too far for my likings. I would go with the Hard Kromes. Realize, that you will lose some power with these pipes but if it's the look you're going after well, need I say more...
 
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top_gunnz said:
I have an 05 1800F and wanted some input on both the Bub's Jug Huggers and the DG Hard Krome 2.5" straight shots.
Anyone have 'em? Recommend them or not?
I like the style, for the F anyway, because the rear pipes sweep back where the stock pipe sweeps... Unless anyone knows where I can get a right side cover for the F model that doesnt have the indent for the rear pipe... That would give me more options anyway.
Thanks,
Len
I have only heard this.... that the HK straights sound like crap. I must say that I have no first hand experience but when I was searching for pipes, I heard that a lot. I ended up looking at the V&H big shots with thunder monster baffles, or HK Sideburners. I ended up with the Sideburners because I wanted to be different. :a13: I'm happy with my choice.

My .02, keep the change!
 

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I have 2.5" HK American Classis straights. Love the sound and the look. I've had these for 2 years on the X and had a set on a 750 ace for 5 years prior. Price was also a consideration. They don't turn blue and chrome stays like new. I live in the country and take it easy in the morning but my neighbors still know what time I leave for work.
 

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I dont know anything about the HK's, but I just switched out my V&H for the Bubs and am thrilled with them!

I liked the sound of the Vance and Hines, but wanted a shorter pipe. I think I like the sound of the Bubs even better :)

Where are you in Indiana, if your anywhere close we can meet up so you can listen to mine. Or come to the meet and greet on the 22nd and you will probably get a chance to hear more pipes than you care to :p

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Ive heard the 3" Big Straights and the 2.5" classics. Personally i thought the 3"er sounds like crap but the 2.5 classic sounded much better. Niether are known for good hp. The JugHuggers sounded really good too.

I know most of the guys love the V&Hs but to me because sound is very subjective. They sound like crap too with either baffle on the R model but sound better on the C models. No offence to the V&H owners. The only way i really liked the V&H was with a custom baffle using an expanded 1 3/4" OD pipe with a KromeWerks HP plus baffle. No packing needed either and has a great decel sound.

My Jardine Drags sounded the best to me and made great hp/torque. The only reason i changed them was because of clearance issues and a fantastic deal on a new SuperTrapp 2into1.

I saw some C model side covers in the forum "for sale" section and should fit with a minor modification. I might be wrong about how minor.

BTW whatever pipe you choose if you need to improve sound and performance give the HP+ baffles a try for $50. They are still loud but wont be as deep as the Thunder baffles. Most true drags are going to need a little back pressure for better lowend, so plan on spending a few more bucks just incase.
 
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Bub's Jug Huggers

I spoke with a Bub's sales person today, and they said that "they do not make Jug Huggers for the 1800F model, however some customers are saying that they are getting them to fit the 1800F."
I just ordered a set to put on my F model, wish me luck.
 
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