Join Date: May 2009
Location: Indiana/ Michigan line at the Lake
Debaffled stock is a popular, and of course, the cheapest option.
The positives are perfect fit, enhanced flow, barely louder sound, (the front half
of the muffler keeps it from getting too loud), and the price.
The negatives are that it can't go back to stock, (there's inserts available tho),
still weighs too much, and is big n' ugly. lol
If you like to play with sheetmetal tubes n' such, here's what I landed on just cuz it was
Ran debaffled stock muffler 6 years then this spring yanked one of the mufflers off
of my junk 1985 Hondamatic 400 CM. The diameter was within thousandths luckily of
the KLR header-to-Honda first piece. I needed that 8-9 inches of pipe with the bend and
a chunk of the Honda header served that bridge from KLR pipe to muffler. (where I could easily
bolt on a little mount bracket). Being a 400 2 cyl the muffler was wonderfully small but so was
the outlet. Gutted the rear half and left the front perforated tube and diverter, and put on a pretty
Just babbling a bit in case you like to do that stuff. The sky's the limit.
Any real world info you truly need is already answered above.
Any other brand may give you 3 hp at 8,000 rpms which the bike
will never see and all the neighbors will hate you. Might as well
run an open pipe at that point. (I know you are just looking for
a little more bark) The Lexx is on my wish list,
This is my son, with whom I am well pleased." ----God