Baffles....leave 'em, remove 'em or other options

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Baffles....leave 'em, remove 'em or other options

#1 Unread post by 08FatBob » Wed Feb 06, 2008 4:51 pm

I just picked up my first bike, an 08 H-D Fat Bob. Love the bike and love the ride, but I want to turn up the volume a little though. I really like the pipes on the bike and am not real fired up about changing them out. If I have the baffles taken out, will that require an new breather kit and remapping and if so what should I expect in price, thanks in advance.

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#2 Unread post by Johnj » Thu Feb 07, 2008 2:53 am

If you can have the baffles removed, why can't you have the baffle modified?

You still need to remap the FI. :twisted:
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#3 Unread post by slimcolo » Thu Feb 07, 2008 12:26 pm

It can be done but you will need to change the controller and possibly void warranty

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#4 Unread post by sv-wolf » Thu Feb 07, 2008 2:41 pm

Mine just fell out. Or rather, fell in - into the pipes. So I had to fish 'em out. But didn't the pipes made a lovely noise without them!

So it was rather hard for me to put them back.

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#5 Unread post by ceemes » Thu Feb 07, 2008 9:26 pm

Every time I go past one of those obnoxiously loud snorting and farting HD's, I am ever so tempted to follow it to its parking spot and shove a big King Edward Potato into the pipes.
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#6 Unread post by XJRJohn » Wed Feb 13, 2008 11:38 am

Had nearly the same thing as sv,But my baffle fell out all together.Tried it without baffles and it sounds fantastic,Not too loud ,But real deep and throaty.Get a bit of a spit back through the carbs, But nothing serious.Maybe one day ill get round to getting another baffle,Maybe not.Think id rather sort the fueling out and forget the baffles.xjrjohn
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