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Offline Bham_C14

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Aftermarket exhaust conversions
« on: September 18, 2012, 01:26:44 am »
Two question regarding aftermarket exhaust:

Which dual exhaust conversion kit works best for the C14?

Which aftermarket exhaust cans sound best on the C14? Does it matter if in single or dual can configuration?
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Re: Aftermarket exhaust conversions
« Reply #1 on: September 18, 2012, 03:37:55 am »
Two question regarding aftermarket exhaust:

Which dual exhaust conversion kit works best for the C14?

Which aftermarket exhaust cans sound best on the C14? Does it matter if in single or dual can configuration?


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Re: Aftermarket exhaust conversions
« Reply #2 on: September 18, 2012, 11:44:30 am »
Two question regarding aftermarket exhaust:

Which dual exhaust conversion kit works best for the C14?

Which aftermarket exhaust cans sound best on the C14? Does it matter if in single or dual can configuration?

I think Muzzy is the only aftermarket dual system.

Everything else is ZX-14 made to wor.

Sound is subjective, you'd have to hear some to determine what you like.
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Re: Aftermarket exhaust conversions
« Reply #3 on: September 18, 2012, 07:22:36 pm »
I love the sound of my Muzzy 4-2-2 stainless system.  :)

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Re: Aftermarket exhaust conversions
« Reply #4 on: September 18, 2012, 07:47:47 pm »
Just recieved and installed a Vance and Hines CS one in black.  Liked the sound before I purchase it , sounds even better now.  slightly louder at idle, and midrange and will wail when you open up.  I backordered the quiet insert prior to installation but I am considering cancelling the order. Can still hear the music from my scala bluetooth fine.....

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Re: Aftermarket exhaust conversions
« Reply #5 on: September 18, 2012, 08:18:35 pm »
I also have the Black V&H CSOne on our 2010 ABS.  I put the 1 7/8" insert in and it does quite it down a bit but still sounds great.  Love it!
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Re: Aftermarket exhaust conversions
« Reply #6 on: September 19, 2012, 04:12:29 pm »
Thanks for all the responses. I've listened to You Tube video versions of the V&H CSOne, the 2Brother SS (dual), Muzzy Carbon Fiber, and the Yoshimra R77 and they all sound very impressive.  I'll let you guys know which one I choose.
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Re: Aftermarket exhaust conversions
« Reply #7 on: September 19, 2012, 05:16:48 pm »
sound is such an objective thing it's hard to recommend anything.

For me I find all aftermarket exhausts to be too loud,  if anything I want quieter but that's just me

Let us know what you decide :)
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Re: Aftermarket exhaust conversions
« Reply #8 on: September 20, 2012, 11:53:55 pm »
Has anyone installed Area P's full carbon fiber exhaust system on a C14? I would like to hear any thoughts.

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Area P's website:
http://www.areapnolimits.com/home.html

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Re: Aftermarket exhaust conversions
« Reply #9 on: September 25, 2012, 01:52:55 am »
Has anyone installled an Area P carbon fiber slip on? If yes, what has your experience been?
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Re: Aftermarket exhaust conversions
« Reply #10 on: September 25, 2012, 02:39:22 pm »
I would put the Muzzy dual exhaust on, because I'm a big fan of duals, and they usually make the best horsepower (thats Brock Davidson's dyno talking, not me).

But even with inserts, they are too loud. I like to listen to my XM stereo in my helmet, not my pipes. And I don't need more HP.  :beerchug: :motonoises: :rotflmao: :truce:
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Re: Aftermarket exhaust conversions
« Reply #11 on: September 25, 2012, 09:44:15 pm »
I don't think that the AreaP system is incredibly loud.  In fact, I can barely hear it at steady state on the interstate while wearing a helmet.  It is a little loud on cold startup, but settles down nicely.  WOT sounds nice, but isn't as obnoxious as some full-header bikes I've owned.

Regarding power vs. the Muzzy's, you would never notice any small difference on the road.  I personally appreciate the weight savings with the single can.  Either system would work nicely for you.  Just remember that Muzzy's also requires center stand modification, which costs a couple hundred more.

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Re: Aftermarket exhaust conversions
« Reply #12 on: September 26, 2012, 05:40:02 pm »
I have a the Area P full system with the carbon-fiber can plus I have 44mm throttle body from the zx14,pcv and auto tune wide-band. First off I must say the Area P fit and finish is top shelf it's an excellent quality product. SOUND...It has a real deep low tone and fairly quite at idle..louder than stock but really just a lil bit. My friends didn't know I installed the system,, we all meet at my house early in the morning...we fired them up and they never heard my c14 idling because my brother in-law has two brothers slip-ons on his FJR.  Next time we stopped eyes were all over the bike...lol All 3 guys said I never heard when we started them this morning. Now just cursing along steady throttle it has a low growl I don't think its loud but it is not quite like the stock at all,if your accelerating any to ease pass a car or the sort it will talk to you, when you pin the gas it screams sport bike and acts accordingly. I passed my brother in-law 4th gear at 9k and he told me I scared him when I did it.lol

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Re: Aftermarket exhaust conversions
« Reply #13 on: September 26, 2012, 06:05:22 pm »
I would put the Muzzy dual exhaust on

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Re: Aftermarket exhaust conversions
« Reply #14 on: September 26, 2012, 11:03:17 pm »
This is a tough decision:

2009 Concours14 (GTR 1400) with full AreaP Exhaust


Concours 14 Two Brothers Exhaust


Gtr1400 with yoshimura r77


Concours 14 Muzzy Exhaust


Concours 14 with Area P CF slip on. (Embedding disabled, limit reached)

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Kawasaki Concours 14 Vance&Hines CS One exhaust (Embedding disabled, limit reached)


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Re: Aftermarket exhaust conversions
« Reply #15 on: December 11, 2012, 03:15:49 am »
I went with the Area P CF slip on. IMO, it sounds great.
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