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get a metal coat hanger.... make it about 10-14'' long straight, at the end of the hanger make an L shape...u can grab a hole in the existing baffle and pull it out. Thats how i got mine in.
 

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hcs said:
Does Jug huggers come standard with baffels??
Yes, they do.

I tried the coat hanger but it wouldn't work. I had to use (I think they were 9 inch) needle nose plyers to get mine out and I ruined the stock baffles doing it. I did replace them though with the Thunder Monster ones. Good luck, you have your work cut for you. You did remove the screws that hold them in? If I remember right, there is the screw that holds the tip on and then either one or two more that hold the baffle in.
 

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How do the new thunder baffles sound any real noticeable sound difference.
 

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Like was said needle nose plyers ...and the old baffles are most always trashed....


give us a update on the sound of new baffles....


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How do the new thunder baffles sound any real noticeable sound difference.
In my opinion they gave the bubs a deeper sound. I used to have the Cobra speedsteers with thunder monster baffles and I really love the sound of the bub jughuggers with the thunder monster baffles. People tell me they can't tell the difference between my bike and a Harley. Don't know if that's good or bad :wink: .
 

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I took the OEM ones out, replaced them with Bubs Stealth baffles that I wrapped with some 1300F ceramic fiber stuff.

2000 miles later, I'm decide to take them out. Fiber tape is gone, have some melted copper wire bunched up down the outlet end (I used it to wrap them), and a pair of baffles. that seem to be in good shape.

I put the OEM ones back in, and I'm happy. Not much louder, but there is a performance difference.

To remove the OEM baffels, I beat the crap out of some rigid aluminum conduit (thinking it was standard, until the first hit, then decided to hell with it, I have no other use for this piece of conduit) - that I smashed flat, dremel'd off on corner, then bent it around nearly back on itself.

Makes a perfect baffle remover-tool, but only for the OEM baffles. Too big for the stealth baffles...

BTW, I found re-assembly 10x harder than disassembly. Those damn heat shields don't want to line up with the extension and the hole for the tip...
 

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Thanks for the feedback, I think I am going to leave the stock baffles in.

I liked the sound from day one. I thought it was a touch load at first but after a weeks or so I think they could be a just a bit louder. Just wish I new what they sound like when I'm not on the bike.
 

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[email protected]: I have the same problem! I have JCW's and don't trust anyone with my scoot! The one person I do trust ( my step dad ) is afraid of tiping my bike cause he knows how much I love it! SO I guess i'm sol!

I feel your pain though buddy!
 
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