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post #1 of 4 Old 05-25-2016, 10:00 AM Thread Starter
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FMF Powerbomb for gen 2 KLRs?

Will Gen 2 KLRs get any benefit from FMF PowerBomb header?
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post #2 of 4 Old 05-25-2016, 10:08 AM
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Nope ....there is very little performance gain to be had by swapping silencers much less the header pipe. I actually swapped Gen2 header pipes onto both of my Gen1's.
The biggest performance difference you'll notice from the header swap is the increase in performance due to your wallet being lighter!


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Well said Dave. If you consider noise a benefit that's about all you'll gain.

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Will Gen 2 KLRs get any benefit from FMF PowerBomb header?
Head pipe doesn't matter as much as the exhaust you use.. Keep your air filter clean and use a slip on muffler and you'll improve your intake and rpms

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