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Hello.

I installed the Akrapovic Carbon today. The quality of the exhaust is awesome. I don't know how/why they sell this system at this price point. IMO, there's not a better exhaust for the price. I got mine for $717 shipped.

I will probably ride it with the baffle; however, it popped more with the baffle installed. I didn't notice the popping with or without the baffle while riding. I only rode around the block. I need to ride more before I decide to install the baffle.

My left mirror and smog block off plates are in the mail. I have three things remaining to complete the build: frame sliders, brake lines (already have them) and ECU reflash.


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Nice sound man & good deal too ! I love the Akra's build quality and performance . I only wish their header kept with the lines of the bike..
 
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Thanks for the sound bytes and pictures. And your bike is looking good. Let me know how you plan to address the lean fuel conditions with the free flowing exhaust.
 

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what are you going to do about a adjusting fuel/air ratio?
I don't plan on doing anything about the A/F ratio at the moment. I just plan on getting the ECU reflashed. I may wait until someone has an Akrapovic fueling option. I was planning on using Stoltec, but I see they just raised their price. A $70 price jump (50%) is pretty drastic. I'll probably use Flash-Tune.

I rode without the baffle today for 20 miles. I'm going to install the baffle. It's a little too loud for me without the baffle.
 

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And I noticed the price hike as well. Nick is supposed to be working on a tune for the akrapovic , unsure whether it's the titanium or carbon version. For the price of nicks basic reflash plus refuelling, you can get a pc-v and auto tune.
 

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And I noticed the price hike as well. Nick is supposed to be working on a tune for the akrapovic , unsure whether it's the titanium or carbon version. For the price of nicks basic reflash plus refuelling, you can get a pc-v and auto tune.
but you wont get rid of the jerky throttle or engine braking with the pcv...
 

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I have no problem with the throttle response. For me it is not twitchy, nor is it a chore to ride in traffic with it.
 

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And I noticed the price hike as well. Nick is supposed to be working on a tune for the akrapovic , unsure whether it's the titanium or carbon version. For the price of nicks basic reflash plus refuelling, you can get a pc-v and auto tune.
Flash-Tune offers the same service as Stoltec and that includes a "general" fuel map for full or slip on exhausts. They charge $200. Stoltec now charges $225 just to reflash the ECU without a fueling option.
 

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Nice looking and sounding bike. I have the Akra Ti and I like the sound with the DBK in. Too loud without. What seat is that on your bike? Did you do it or have someone do it for you?
 

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no matter how much i try, i just cant make myself like the look of this exhaust. i know that akra products are top notch, but i feel like they dropped the ball with the can. it would look a million times better with something like this:

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Did anybody notice a change in throttle response after installing the exhaust? I've read a few people say the touchy throttle is almost eliminated after installing an exhaust. True?
 

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Did anybody notice a change in throttle response after installing the exhaust? I've read a few people say the touchy throttle is almost eliminated after installing an exhaust. True?
Only way that would be the case is if it decreased the power
 

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I cant wait to get mine on tuesday! I will report back in. I plan on running it with no baffle and no earplugs
 
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Looking good. I'd love to do that, but here in cali, it draws too much attention from the cops.
BTW, which bug screen is that? I like it.
 
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