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new cans on my XX

Discussion in 'Modifications and Projects' at netrider.net.au started by deadman, May 31, 2009.

  1. Just made my self a homemade set of cans for my Blackbird 1100 XX
    Could not stand the sound of the stock cans, they sounded like an electric sewing machine,
    With quite a bit of fiddling, I now have a good deep burble that above 4-5000 RPM quietens down and is not annoying when on a long run.
    Yes, I am a tight arse and not about to pay $1000 approx for a bought pair, Mine cost me about fifty bucks not including labour.
    Very pleased and happy with the result, and they are not a cop magnet either, I dont have any good polishing gear so that will have to wait untill I get some,
    Added bonus, they are smaller than the stock cans and tuck in more, so I dont have the black marks from boots on the cans anymore.
    For some reason I cant upload the piccys of them, I will try another time.

  2. Pics and write-up, sounds like an interesting project!
  3. I heard these cans last night at coffee and they sound pretty good. Don't know how much time you spent (or would cost ) in labour but they looked impressive.

  4. cant wait to see em brian :grin:

    guess i should make my way down to coffee again sometime :LOL: