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Offline Gumby

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I wish I could drop 25lbs this easy
« on: March 10, 2012, 08:28:36 pm »
I decided on the Area P slip-on. I put it on a couple of days ago and I wish it would stop raining here in the NW so I could hear it more.

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Jay is gonna be jealous of my new black foot pegs, I knew the Buell would be good for something.  8)
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Re: I wish I could drop 25lbs this easy
« Reply #1 on: March 10, 2012, 08:42:59 pm »
>"Topic: I wish I could drop 25lbs this easy"

Yes, replacing the nice looking, perfectly fine, stock muffler with a smaller model will save weight.  But I don't think the weight difference is 25 pounds!  I have no data to the contrary, but I find that number to be unbelievable...
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Re: I wish I could drop 25lbs this easy
« Reply #2 on: March 10, 2012, 08:45:25 pm »
Very nice.  I gave up on the rain here stopping and I just forget about it and ride now  ;D

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Re: I wish I could drop 25lbs this easy
« Reply #3 on: March 10, 2012, 08:49:47 pm »
>"Topic: I wish I could drop 25lbs this easy"

Yes, replacing the nice looking, perfectly fine, stock muffler with a smaller model will save weight.  But I don't think the weight difference is 25 pounds!  I have no data to the contrary, but I find that number to be unbelievable...

 
You're right Max, it's not 25 lbs, more like 30 lbs!!!  ;D ;D ;D
 
I decided on the Area P slip-on. I put it on a couple of days ago and I wish it would stop raining here in the NW so I could hear it more.

Jay is gonna be jealous of my new black foot pegs, I knew the Buell would be good for something.  8)

 
That looks sweet Gumbi, nicely done bro!!  8)
 

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Re: I wish I could drop 25lbs this easy
« Reply #4 on: March 10, 2012, 09:17:09 pm »
I may be a bit off on the weight,

nice looking, perfectly fine, stock muffler

but REALLY  :pukeface:

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Re: I wish I could drop 25lbs this easy
« Reply #5 on: March 10, 2012, 10:55:12 pm »
Yes you can LIPOSUCTION
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Re: I wish I could drop 25lbs this easy
« Reply #6 on: March 10, 2012, 11:04:37 pm »
AreaP advertises a 14lb weight savings for the slip-on, and 21lbs for the full system.  Still, dropping nearly 15lbs in minutes... even liposuction ain't got nothing on that!
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Re: I wish I could drop 25lbs this easy
« Reply #7 on: March 11, 2012, 07:07:46 am »
AreaP advertises a 14lb weight savings

OK, 14 pounds I can believe :)
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Re: I wish I could drop 25lbs this easy
« Reply #8 on: March 11, 2012, 07:42:16 am »
>"Topic: I wish I could drop 25lbs this easy"

Yes, replacing the nice looking, perfectly fine, stock muffler with a smaller model will save weight.  But I don't think the weight difference is 25 pounds!  I have no data to the contrary, but I find that number to be unbelievable...

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder but you need to see your optometrist man!   ;)

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Re: I wish I could drop 25lbs this easy
« Reply #9 on: March 11, 2012, 07:43:25 am »
I may be a bit off on the weight,

but REALLY  :pukeface:

The sticker on that can weights another 5 lbs, get that thing off of there.    8)
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Re: I wish I could drop 25lbs this easy
« Reply #10 on: March 11, 2012, 07:57:08 am »
I was okay with looks my stock pipe until a non-motorcylist friend asked me what it was and said "Man that is ugly!" I decided on a new pipe to improve the looks and sound.

At the same time, Mr. Kawasaki must to be happy with it, as there are two of them on the new Z-14.

Ride On!

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Re: I wish I could drop 25lbs this easy
« Reply #11 on: March 11, 2012, 08:08:05 am »
I was okay with looks my stock pipe until a non-motorcylist friend asked me what it was and said "Man that is ugly!" I decided on a new pipe to improve the looks and sound.

At the same time, Mr. Kawasaki must to be happy with it, as there are two of them on the new Z-14.

Ride On!

Those are speed governors, they had to slow it down somehow.
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Re: I wish I could drop 25lbs this easy
« Reply #12 on: March 11, 2012, 09:35:29 am »
Beauty is in the eye of the beholder but you need to see your optometrist man!   ;)

LOL :)
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Re: I wish I could drop 25lbs this easy
« Reply #13 on: March 11, 2012, 12:26:22 pm »
Beauty is in the eye of the beholder but you need to see your optometrist man!   ;)

I'll admit that I'm OK with the Bazooka, and on the '10 and newer Connie's I think
it looks very good for it's size. If it was as quiet as the Bazooka I would go with the CS One
for looks (minus the gaudy lettering). However anyone that thinks a slip-on with flat end caps
(at either or both ends) hangin' on the end of a long bent pipe makes the bike "look" better
is/are the one(s) that need the eye examinations. Might just as well go to Midas for your bikes exhaust.
Perhaps on a bike like the KLR where "the gnarly look" is desired and cherished, but on a Connie?  :nuts:

The above was submitted with the same intensity, objectivity, offensiveness, and seriousness of a "which
color is fastest post", the answer of which is of course:
Blue;)

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Re: I wish I could drop 25lbs this easy
« Reply #14 on: March 11, 2012, 12:29:45 pm »
I did the weigh-in with my stock pipe and my TBR, titanium pipe by standing on the scale and holding each one and doing the math and it was somewhere around 12-13lbs difference.
Just putting the pipe on the scale would not have read anything.
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