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dj-magic
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PostSubject: recommendations for exhaust pipes ?   Sun Apr 03, 2016 5:45 pm

hi peeps   I'm looking for new pipes any   any recommendations on pipes or dealers
I been looking at vance and hines cruzers   or highway hawk short 60mm pipes cheers all
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PostSubject: Re: recommendations for exhaust pipes ?   Sun Apr 03, 2016 6:53 pm

V&H Cruzers or Slash Cut Staggered both give a good sound.
10% off here www.metriccruisers.co.uk/ if you mention you're a Suzuki800.com member.
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PostSubject: Re: recommendations for exhaust pipes ?   Sun Apr 03, 2016 7:42 pm

thanks simbo. your a legend   ill check them out
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PostSubject: Re: recommendations for exhaust pipes ?   Mon Apr 04, 2016 8:34 am

Vance and hines cruzers
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PostSubject: Re: recommendations for exhaust pipes ?   Mon Apr 04, 2016 9:14 am

At the money they cost, they are the dogs dogsb
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PostSubject: Re: recommendations for exhaust pipes ?   Mon Apr 04, 2016 7:27 pm

Recently just purchased the V&H staggered slashcuts  (and from the same site Simbo has previously mentioned). Easy to install and Lambda ports already fitted. Couldnt recommend the pipes enough. The guy I spoke to on the phone was really helpful as well.
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PostSubject: Re: recommendations for exhaust pipes ?   Thu Apr 07, 2016 6:34 pm

thanks chris .

 what do they sound like and did you need to use a power commander or does it run nicely  just installing the new pipes. and did you have to pay extra for the lambda sensor bosses to be fitted.. sorry for so many questions
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PostSubject: Re: recommendations for exhaust pipes ?   Thu Apr 07, 2016 7:27 pm

Hi,

They are loud! That's the main reason I got them. There are several clips on YouTube if you search for 'm800 Vance and Hines staggered slashcut', the clips on there show the matte black pipes, I got the chrome set, but the matte black ones are impressive.
Buying them from metriccruisers, the lambda sensor bosses came already fitted. All I had to invest in was a Lambda plug, as my bike only has one sensor. If you have the 2011 m800, I'm guessing your bike has two and therefore that's not a problem.
The only minor issue I have at the moment is a bit of backfire when easing off the throttle. If that's a problem you experience, if you end up purchasing, I posted a thread here and there's a way to block off the PAIR valve, recommended by another member, which seems easy enough to do (this is my job for this weekend)

Hope this helps.

Chris
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PostSubject: Re: recommendations for exhaust pipes ?   Thu Apr 07, 2016 7:53 pm

thanks chris great info. just got to decide cruzers or  staggered slash cuts.    ride safe buddy
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PostSubject: Re: recommendations for exhaust pipes ?   Tue Apr 12, 2016 10:13 am

Hi peeps exhaust dilemmas sorted been on the phone to Jon at metric cruisers. Full of great information  im getting some hh short cut 60mm pipes when they come in to him next week..what a tidy guy.. And thanks everyone for your input.   Loved your video too bluesman.   Will add some pics when I fit them
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PostSubject: Re: recommendations for exhaust pipes ?   Tue Apr 12, 2016 10:25 am

dj-magic wrote:
Hi peeps exhaust dilemmas sorted been on the phone to Jon at metric cruisers. Full of great information  im getting some hh short cut 60mm pipes when they come in to him next week..what a tidy guy.. And thanks everyone for your input.   Loved your video too bluesman.   Will add some pics when I fit them

Good choice. Great sound. You might need to be careful with your boots as they get hot, being single walled. I melted my rubber on the chrome several times so I installed a curved heat shield - I think there's a thread on here somewhere. Without baffles they were the loudest in Swansea! With - a lovely crack when blipping the throttle.
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PostSubject: Re: recommendations for exhaust pipes ?   Tue Apr 12, 2016 11:22 am

Cheers John.  Im getting a heat shield from there.    I read your thread about it.  Also getting...hh quiet baffle which should keep the thump sound and remove the rasp..  Cant wait to get them. Fair play this site is awesome and full of decent people. Will be the loudest in Tredegar now lol.    Ride safe
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PostSubject: Re: recommendations for exhaust pipes ?   Tue Apr 12, 2016 12:56 pm

Sim had the best ever sounding V&H pipes I have ever heard. Can't remember what they were but they were shit hot.
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PostSubject: Re: recommendations for exhaust pipes ?   Tue Apr 12, 2016 1:21 pm

Dont tease me now dave lol.  It's already took me three weeks to make up my mind.. Misses said im driving her nuts.
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PostSubject: Re: recommendations for exhaust pipes ?   Fri Apr 29, 2016 4:47 pm

Yay my hh short cuts came today.  John at metric cruisers is a legend great service and price.  Play time now. Work out how to fit them...  No instructions lol.  Thanks for all the input so far everyone.  Will post some pics soon
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PostSubject: Re: recommendations for exhaust pipes ?   Fri Apr 29, 2016 5:14 pm

Take off the top muffler then the other pipework can come off in one piece. The Suzuki bracket is huge - once that's off the new HH one is much lighter. Then fitting the short cuts is easy. When you have run them with baffles in (loud) try them without just for fun (OMG!) Enjoy.
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PostSubject: Re: recommendations for exhaust pipes ?   Fri Apr 29, 2016 8:40 pm

These:

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PostSubject: Re: recommendations for exhaust pipes ?   Sat May 07, 2016 9:34 am

Pipes are finally on , look and sound amazing , although hh hadn't tapped out the bracket for it to bolt on ,, that was a good hour of cursing lol, and no instructions either. Any how sprayed the inside with vht paint to help with blueing,all fitted  and on to my luggage rails. Bolts not long enough arrrrrrrrrr. More cursing,   lol . Bought bolts  and sorted that,,,,,,, now onto my vista cruise control,    its got a 50\50  chance of fitting,,,  o yeah.  Straight on easy as pie   and works spot on just take the time to fit it true and adjust it properly.   One happy magic, 
O yeah pipes get super hot . Looking for curved guards like bluesman said...   Cheers john for your input so far.   Will try and add some pics
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PostSubject: Re: recommendations for exhaust pipes ?   Sat May 07, 2016 11:35 am

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PostSubject: Re: recommendations for exhaust pipes ?   Sat May 07, 2016 11:47 am

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PostSubject: Re: recommendations for exhaust pipes ?   Sat May 07, 2016 11:48 am

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PostSubject: Re: recommendations for exhaust pipes ?   Sat May 07, 2016 10:11 pm

Very nice!  lgd
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PostSubject: Re: recommendations for exhaust pipes ?   Sat May 07, 2016 10:24 pm

Thanks sim.    All the advice and help on the site is awesome
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PostSubject: Re: recommendations for exhaust pipes ?   Sat May 07, 2016 11:37 pm

They look great - I think they suit the M better than the C - makes it look like a drag bike. 
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PostSubject: Re: recommendations for exhaust pipes ?   Sat May 14, 2016 2:15 pm

Ive put my  heat gaurd on from China on the back pipe fits perfectly...  Looks like it was made for it.   Will add some more oucs with the throttle lock too.  Which works great too
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PostSubject: Re: recommendations for exhaust pipes ?   Sat May 14, 2016 9:10 pm

dj-magic wrote:
Ive put my  heat gaurd on from China on the back pipe fits perfectly...  Looks like it was made for it.   
 That should save a few burns!
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