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Willie T
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PostSubject: Newbie c800 Boss   Sun Jun 10, 2018 7:29 am

Hi ...I am the proud owner of a 2016 c800 Boss, iv e had her from new and love her just as much as the day I picked her up! I've added a gothic arch sissy bar, front crash bars & a leather tank bib, I've drilled 6 holes in each exhaust tail for a little extra rumble but am thinking of knocking the baffles out for even more burble...could anyone tell me if the result is worth doing? Also any ideas on how I can give her a few more bhp? I've yet to see another c800 Boss out on the road so not sure if they didn't sell well or what but I am totally in love with mine! Look forward to hearing yr thoughts.
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ardie
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PostSubject: Re: Newbie c800 Boss   Sun Jun 10, 2018 3:46 pm

Hello and  wwweee to the site Willie
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PostSubject: Re: Newbie c800 Boss   Sun Jun 10, 2018 5:28 pm

Hi Willie and
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captain morgan
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PostSubject: Re: Newbie c800 Boss   Sun Jun 10, 2018 7:34 pm

Hello Mr T  yes you can add a few BHP to your bike and yep knocking a bar through both baffle plates will deepen the sound drilling in the end of exhaust tends to make it a bit louder but not really deeper sound start new threads and you will get the answers you are looking for I'll answer anyways lol and im sure others will as well 

                                        wwweee to the site mate
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PostSubject: Re: Newbie c800 Boss   Tue Jun 12, 2018 9:03 am

 Willie T and welcome.  I also own a BOSS and they are by far the nicest looking of all the 800's (not biased at all).  There is a thread somewhere on here about exhausts (worth a search and read) but in short, I've poked the baffles out of mine and drilled the end plate and it sounds brilliant.  If you want a nice noise thats not offensive - thats the way to go.
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Willie T
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PostSubject: Re: Newbie c800 Boss   Tue Jun 12, 2018 9:32 am

Many thanks Johnboss, I also think they look great and certainly get more comments on this bike compared to any other time I've owned!- I'm gonna poke out the baffles this week, did you do both baffles in each pipe or just one?
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PostSubject: Re: Newbie c800 Boss   Tue Jun 12, 2018 9:54 am

Good question!  Couple of things I should point out
1) I'm old and have shit memory
2) I have the engineering skills of a 2 year old
3) I sometimes claim others expertise as my own.

Now we've clarified that-  I honestly can't remember if both baffles are punched out, as Sim (Simbo on here) very kindly popped round to my house with his impressivley long drill and did the deed for me. Maybe Sim or others could comment on this?  but worth a read back on the 'Exhaust' section.

Just for the record though, I did drill the back plates all by myself!
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Willie T
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PostSubject: Re: Newbie c800 Boss   Tue Jun 12, 2018 10:00 am

Haha!! You sound like me! I've already drilled the holes in the back plate too
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captain morgan
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PostSubject: Re: Newbie c800 Boss   Thu Jun 14, 2018 7:48 pm

I used a 1 inch bar about 2 foot long sharpened one end on an angle grinder then hit it down the exhaust with club hammer and used large mole grips to twist it round as I pulled it out 
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PostSubject: Re: Newbie c800 Boss   Thu Jun 14, 2018 7:53 pm

you can gain BHP by fitting power commander or the like healtech do them for are bike's Mr intruder did a how to vid on this site it helped when I fitted my bike with one you can also change air filter and get after market pipes fitted
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PostSubject: Re: Newbie c800 Boss   Thu Jun 14, 2018 11:32 pm

Hey mr Johnboss..... what do you mean “the engineering skills of a two year old”.....

I wish I’d known that before I let you butcher my m800!

(It did sound good though  )
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PostSubject: Re: Newbie c800 Boss   Sun Jun 17, 2018 1:20 pm

wwweee Willie T !
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devilsown6
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PostSubject: Re: Newbie c800 Boss   Tue Jun 26, 2018 11:43 am

HI ALL.....I Own a 56 plate m800...first thing i did was remove both baffles...sounds loud but not too loud to offend..
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devilsown6
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PostSubject: Re: Newbie c800 Boss   Tue Jun 26, 2018 11:51 am

Sorry i have not introduced myself...my names jay i live in wolverhampton and own a m800...56 plate..also own a 1450 flhtcui...and a lambretta lol.
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