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Went for my first group ride today. Got to hear my sound compared to everyone else. Time for new pipes ! I want a low, DEEP sound that doesn't need to be heard in 4 states .... if you know what I mean.(Not even 2 or 3 for that matter.) Which pipes will give me that :?:
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I have the v&h bigshots w/o rejetting and I love the sound they have!!
at hard throttle and low throttle they both sound sweet.

what ever you decide I think you will hear a big difference.
 

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I have the cobra speedster longs they have a good deep sound. And when your ready for loud take out the baffels and the sound great.
 

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For the retro you need the 3"hks great sound & looks.
 

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One word:

ClaytonMod

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awax said:
If you don't want loud, you'll get the sound your looking for with a Road House pipe. Its a 2 into 1 pipe and they have optional tips.

http://www.roadhousebrand.com/Merchant2/merchant.mv?Screen=PROD&Store_Code=RBS&Product_Code=52-155&Category_Code=H

Sound clip from their site: http://www.roadhousebrand.com/Merchant2/soundclips/honda1300.wav


I have a Road House pipe on my A.C.E. and I love it.
AWAX is correct...I love my Roadhouse Classics...nice low rumble...look great on the Retro and will make a bark if you hit it hard...but not too loud...just enough.
 

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Agree on the Clayton Mod...did it yesterday...best $8.95 I ever spent. Went on a 3 hour cruise this am and I got compliments from my friends...now the bike has a nice rumble and barks when you get on it...but at cruising speed is not overly loud. I went straight for the 7 holes in each pipe, took me about an hour. I was actually surprised when I started up the bike for the 1st time with the mod....it sounded better than expected.
 

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Eddie, Eddie, Eddie ........thanks for your input. Now, What's "Clayton Mod"
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One word:

ClaytonMod

Eddie
And where do you find this ? I did a search and came up empty. Do you have any URL's ?
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I put Cobra SlashCut Slipons on my Retro and couldn't be happier. They look great and the lines fit with the bike. They weigh less than the stock ones and do not look so big as stock, nor small as the JCWhitney's. I think the JCW's style is great for the C model, but the Cobra's fit the Retro look better.
 

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I just put the Roadhouse 2 into 1 Classic on my retro. Love them, Some say this is the quiet one but when you grab a handfull of grip they will bark and when just putting around a low deep tone.
 

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samson's cannons or long cannons...they are pretty loud with no baffles but very low and rumbly. set off many car alarms... :lol:
 

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Do the clayton mod.....I did nine holes in each muffler and really like the sound....very good rumble at idle...Mine is louder than stock but not too loud.....If you dont like it then you spend the money and get new pipes.....
 

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I agree with the Clayton Mod. I've got 6 holes in mine. Did it last springtime, and haven't had a desire to change to aftermarkets yet.

The cool thing about the clayton mod is that you can take a 1/2" tap and put 1/2" bolts in the holes and return the bike to stock, if you ever have to. Ex, emissions/noise testing.

If you do the clayton mod and don't like it, you'll be out about $6 for the 6" 1/8" drill you have to buy. If you can't afford that send me a PM, I'll ship you mine :lol: :lol: . If you don't like it, then you can continue the search for aftermarket pipes. If you do like it you can spend that money on other bling 8) 8) It's a win-win situation.


Blessings,
 
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